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Chancellor Osborne delivers 2011 Budget

Chancellor Osborne delivers 2011 Budget

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his Budget speech today, what he has described as a “Budget for growth”. Firstly, Mr Osborne unveiled a scheme aimed at helping 10,000 first-time buyers purchase new-build flats and houses. The buyer would have to fund 5% of the cost, while the Government and home builder would both put up [...]

March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Budget 2011: Osborne to target growth

Budget 2011: Osborne to target growth

Chancellor George Osborne will deliver his Budget speech today at 1230 GMT, which will be aimed at boosting growth amid the fragile recovery. Mr Osborne is describing it as a “budget for growth” despite the tough austerity measures which threaten to push Britain back into recession, according to some economists. However, many believe the Chancellor [...]

March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Brazil emerges from recession

Brazil emerges from recession

Brazil has followed Japan, Germany, France and Hong Kong by exiting recession after experiencing positive growth in the second quarter. The economy, which is the largest in Latin America, grew by 1.9% in the April to June quarter compared with the previous three months. The growth was better than analysts had expected. The second quarter [...]

September 11, 2009 | 0 Comments More