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CompanyPriceChange
Rm2 Int67.5019,185.71 %
4d Pharma Plc130.0046.07 %
Ip Group121.8018.25 %
Thomas Cook29.4416.36 %
Airea57.0014.00 %
Urals En.28.5014.00 %
Ophir Energy39.0011.11 %
Marshalls462.0010.84 %
Stobart166.0010.23 %
Oncimmume108.009.64 %
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CompanyPriceChange
Superdry355.20-38.06 %
Gresham Tech66.50-14.74 %
Wood Grp(j)578.60-10.18 %
Ecsc Group71.50-8.92 %
Haydale27.50-8.33 %
Hvivo30.00-7.69 %
Sainsbury(j)275.00-7.22 %
Spaceandpeople19.50-7.14 %
Carrs Group142.00-6.89 %
Altitude78.50-6.55 %
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Wage Growth at Highest Level for Almost a Decade


Tuesday, 11th December 2018

Average weekly wages are 495, which is the highest since 2011 after taking inflation into account. The number of people in employment has also increased and is now at a record high of 32.48 million. This is the highest figure since 1971, when employment records began. Unemployment has increased by 20,000, up to 1.38 million however the total is still lower than it was in 2017.

The ONS says that the reason that both employment and unemployment have increased at the same time is that the population of the UK has risen, and there are more people joining the labour force. Students and older people who may not normally be counted in employment statistics are now being taken into account.

Employment Minister Alok Sharma noted that the statistics show that the jobs market has some enduring strength. However not everyone found the results pleasing. Margaret Greenwood, the Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, said that the reality behind those figures is that there are more people now who are in work and in poverty, and that real wages are still lower than they were a decade ago.


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Stock Market Update

Wednesday, 12th December 2018

The FTSE 100 enjoyed a 1.1% increase to 6,880 despite a rise in sterling as the market anticipates UK Prime Minister Theresa May will win her leadership contest later today.  Utilities ...
Wednesday, 12th December 2018

At midday the FTSE 100 was up 1.4% to 6,899.91 as investors looked past the latest machinations over Brexit and focused on positive developments on trade between the US and ...
Wednesday, 12th December 2018

UK stocks opened stronger on Wednesday on renewed hopes of a US-China trade truce, though the UK political outlook was further clouded by the emergence of an internal Tory leadership ...

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