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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
John Lewis to Continue Investment
High street retailer, John Lewis Partnership (JLP) will continue to invest despite a fall in profits. Profits for the first half of the year fell by almost 15% though revenue was slightly up.

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Bank of England Leaves Rates Unchanged
In a move that has surprised nobody, the Bank of England has left interest rates at the historic low of 0.25%.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Bond Buying Scheme to Benefit Electricity Firms
The Bank of England’s new bond buying programme will benefit electricity companies the most according to documents published by the bank yesterday.

Monday, September 12, 2016
Studies Reveal Brexit Aftermath
Brexit has only minor effect on the economy according to a recent study by BDO.

Thursday, September 08, 2016
Pound Hits Two Month High Against the Dollar
The pound hit a two month high against the US dollar, hitting a high of $1.34.