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    Good news – the UK economy is still creating jobs and there are now more people in work than ever before. Even better news, real incomes are now rising as Wednesday’s wage data showed the rate of average earnings for September was 1.3% which is higher than the current rate of UK inflation at 1.2%.

  • James Boston
    Forex » Drop In US National Activity Index
    James Boston - July 21, 2014, 12:40 GMT

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has just published the June version of it’s National Activity Index. This index is showing a slight decrease in economic activity across the nation at a reading of 0.12, the expected number was 0.18 and the previous month’s reading came in at 0.18. Despite today’s reading there has been

  • James Boston
    Forex » Italian Trade Surplus Expands
    James Boston - June 24, 2014, 09:52 GMT

    Italian Trade Balances are showing further signs of improvement this month, the Non-EU figure for May has just been released and has yielded a significant increase on April’s surplus. May’s €2.449Bn is an easy improvement on the revised €1.654Bn experienced the previous month and is a welcome trend in Italian international trade. A seasonally adjusted