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UK wage growth matches decade high, jobs creation strong as Brexit nears

British workers pay growth held at its fastest pace in a decade in late 2018 and job creation remained strong, official figures showed on Tuesday, suggesting the labour market was staying buoyant ahead of Brexit

19 Feb 2019, 03:49 PM IST

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21 Jan 2019, 10:58 AM IST

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Calls for Huawei boycott get mixed response in Europe

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China to set lower GDP growth target of 6-6.5% in 2019: Sources

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Chinese yuan edges up to 6.8482 against US dollar

The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, strengthened 150 basis points to 68482 against the US dollar on Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exc
02 Jan 2019, 11:07 AM IST

White House unveils goals for Japan trade talks

The White House on Friday laid out objectives for trade talks with Japan, setting the clock for them to begin as early as Jan 20, as the administration seeks to slash the United St
22 Dec 2018, 04:26 PM IST

Apple appeals against broad iPhone sales ban in China

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China's November export, import growth shrinks; surplus with U.S. record high

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Infosys inaugurates new technology hub in US, hires over 7,000 workers

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Einstein's 'God letter' fetches $2.9m

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Paris auction house "would love it" if Banksy pulls another stunt

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma reclaims top spot among Chinese billionaires

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Will cause third World War if I join politics: Indra Nooyi

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Snap shares hit all-time low after woeful analyst comment

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Australia's biggest honey producer rocked by fake claims

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French workers the most taxed in the EU - but have reason to celebrate today

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Iran lodges complaint against US over renewed sanctions

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