Our pick of this week’s top finance and careers news.

Speech by Andy Haldane

Andrew Haldane, the Chief Economist of the Bank of England, discusses developments in the labour market, and the implications for monetary policy in the United Kingdom. 

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Seven reasons the world’s stock markets are falling

Markets have fallen sharply across the world with a range of anxieties looming large: US economic slowdown, Ebola, German industrial woes, geopolitical tension, the eurozone crisis and fears that a major institution is about to collapse

Falling oil prices: who are the winners and losers?

Falling oil prices mean that some oil exporters are bracing themselves for significant revenue shortfalls, while some importing countries could benefit economically as consumers pay less for energy and have more to spend elsewhere.

 

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