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  • Article / Wednesday at 5:00 GMT

    3 Numbers: UK GDP on track to edge higher in Q2

    editor/analyst / CapitalSpectator.com
    United States
    3 Numbers: UK GDP on track to edge higher in Q2
    Economic growth in the UK is likely to show a slight improvement for Q2, following a weak gain in Q1. In the US, new-home sales will show that the housing market is just treading water. And if Fed watchers are right, the central bank will leave interest rates unchanged in its policy statement today.
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  • Article / Monday at 8:00 GMT

    UK may be racing towards a car loan crisis

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    UK may be racing towards a car loan crisis
    UK car sales are soaring despite flat or falling household incomes, with households borrowing heavily to buy assets that don't hold onto their value in the long term. There are clear risks in the car industry’s growing reliance on personal contract purchase (PCP) lending.
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    LucaF LucaF
    Thanks Stephen, this is worrying indeed, the more so since as you said, no Media seems to mention this danger.
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    Stephen Pope Stephen Pope
    Hello there Lucas,
    There have been a few articles on the subject although they are few and far between.

    Car prices are quite high these days with certain...
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    phil c phil c
    Thanks for a great article. I also feel there is trouble brewing. e.g. I've heard anecdotes of many people spending their PPI compensation lump sums on car...
  • Calendar event / 18 July 2017 at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK monthly inflation figures

    forecast
    actual
    High CPI, Y/Y%
    +2.9%
    +2.6%
    High Core CPI, Y/Y%
    +2.6%
    +2.4%
    High Retail Price Idx, Y/Y%
    +3.5%
    Med CPI, M/M%
    +0.2%
    0%
    Med Core CPI, M/M%
    0%
    Med Retail Price Idx, M/M%
    +0.2%
  • Calendar event / 18 July 2017 at 8:30 GMT

    GB UK producer prices

    forecast
    actual
    High Output PPI, Y/Y%
    +3.3%
    +3.3%
    Med Core Output PPI, M/M%
    +0.2%
    Med Input PPI, M/M%
    -1%
    -0.4%
    Med Core Output PPI, Y/Y%
    +2.9%
    Med Input PPI, Y/Y%
    +8.7%
    +9.9%
    Med Output PPI, M/M%
    0%
    0%
  • Article / 18 July 2017 at 7:00 GMT

    Morning Markets: USD extends slide in Asian trading

    Consulting editor / TradingFloor
    Norway
    Morning Markets: USD extends slide in Asian trading
    The US dollar extended its losses during the Asian trading session on Tuesday, with China's yuan hitting an eight-month high and the Aussie dollar jumping to a new two-year high. Asia-Pacific stocks were undermined by stronger local currencies and by a hangover of weak sentiment from Monday's "mini-crash" in Chinese stocks.
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