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CPI inflationCPI inflation - down to lowest level in a generation, at 1.0%.  More...

UK GDPCurrent account - Deficit reaches record high at £72.4 bn, 4.2% of GDP.

UnemploymentUnemployment - down again, to 6.0%, the lowest rate since 2008. More..

UK GDPUK trade figures - Sterling undermines rebalancing strategy.

UK GDPUK growth - GDP up 0.7% in the third quarter of 2014.


Bank of England and Mark CarneyBank of England - downgrades unemployment threshold.

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