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British retail sales slip amid household income squeeze

Oct 19, 2017

Official figures show that retail sales in Britain fell by a bigger than anticipated 0.8 percent in September, a drop that analysts say has its roots in the squeeze on household incomes following an inflationary spike

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Hurricanes, chilly summer hit sales at Unilever

Oct 19, 2017

Unilever, the consumer products giant that owns brands including Dove, Lipton and Knorr, was buffeted by bad weather in the United States and Europe in the third quarter

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Global shares mostly lower as data shows China growth slowed

Oct 19, 2017

Global stock markets are mostly lower as data showed that China's quarterly growth slowed slightly

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Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

Oct 19, 2017

How's that? Trump's health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance, experts say

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Swiss biotech group Roche sees 5 pct rise in 9-month sales

Oct 19, 2017

Swiss biotech company Roche says sales grew 5 percent in the first nine months of the year, crediting new product launches and citing double-digit growth in the pharmaceuticals division in the U.S. market

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Bank of Korea raises South Korea's outlook on strong exports

Oct 19, 2017

South Korea's central bank says Asia's fourth-largest economy is likely to grow 3.0 percent this year bolstered by robust exports in the manufacturing sector

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China's conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

Oct 19, 2017

China's ruling communists juggling conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

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Japan trade surplus leaps on strong exports to rest of Asia

Oct 19, 2017

Japan trade surplus leaps on strong exports of cars, machinery to rest of Asia, US

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China's economic growth stays stable as ruling party meets

Oct 19, 2017

China economy stable in July-September quarter, giving the ruling Communist Party a boost as it prepares to appoint President Xi Jinping to a new term as leader

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The Latest: Governors urge Congress to back health subsidies

Oct 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of governors is urging congressional leaders to support a plan to calm health insurance markets

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