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Rates must head down to zero, says MPC member
David Blanchflower, the member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) who consistently warned of the danger of...

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Big fall in UK inflation to 3.1%
Inflation is still above the target of 2%. Consumer price inflation fell sharply in December to an annual rate of 3.1% from November's...
Eurozone economy 'to shrink 1.9%'
The eurozone economy will shrink 1.9% in 2009 and grow by only 0.4% in 2010, the European Commission has forecast.
The Commission said in...
Despite 90% drop in income, Intel looks to invest
Intel, the world's largest chip maker, plans to deal with a severe decline in computer hardware sales in its usual fashion: by continuing...
Green tax breaks from Tories
Investors who put money into "green" equity-based funds and shares could get a bigger individual savings account (Isa) allowance under a...
Global funds predict recovery in 2009
Fund managers are predicting a recovery in global equities in 2009 with returns reaching 6.7 percent, but volatility will remain above the...