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Albemarle and Bond helpline ‘improved’

Image copyright Getty Images Staffing has been boosted on a heavily-criticised helpline aimed at assisting customers of struggling pawnbroker Albemarle and Bond. Owner Speedloan Finance said it had doubled phone lines and staff responding to […]

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Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop

Image copyright Getty Images Inflation growth slowed sharply in August to 1.7% after computer game prices dropped and clothing prices were slow to recover from the summer sales. The Consumer Prices Index measure of inflation […]

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US home building climbs 12.3% in August to 12-year high

by in Finance Comments Off on US home building climbs 12.3% in August to 12-year high

The pace of U.S. home construction jumped 12.3% last month to a 12-year high on a surge in apartment building. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts came in at a seasonally adjusted annual [...]

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