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UK Growth at 9-Year High 2010-09-29

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The economy grew at its fastest pace in nine years in the second quarter of 2010 and growth in the first three months of the year was revised slightly higher, according to ‘The Office for National Statistics‘ (The ONS) on 2010-09-28.

The economy has bounced back strongly from its deepest recession since World War Two.

The ONS said gross domestic product grew 1.2 per cent in the three months to 2010-06, confirming an estimate published 2010-08 and in line with economists’ forecasts. (more…)


Ford Profit Surprise 2009-11-03

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While its cross-town rivals stumbled through bankruptcy this summer, ‘The Ford Motor Company’ pressed its advantage, and delivered surprising news on 2009-11-02 MO that its cost-cutting efforts and improving sales helped it earn nearly 65 000 million GBP in the 2009Q3. (more…)