Chinese manufacturing slows as trade war with US dents confidence

Sector slows for sixth month amid growing uncertainty over pact with WashingtonChina’s manufacturing sector slowed for the sixth month and by more than expected in October as the tit-for-tat trade war with the US and weaker consumer demand dampened ac…

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A buyer for British Steel is welcome but what’s Jingye’s strategy? | Nils Pratley

It’s hard to see why the Chinese firm wants to take over a loss-making business in a tough marketHalf the woes for steelmakers in Britain derive from dumping into world markets by Chinese producers, or so we have been told for a couple of decades. So i…

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‘Uncertainty has been a nightmare’: UK businesses on the economy

Business figures from film and TV, housebuilding and manufacturing discuss how their firms are doingThe UK has avoided recession after official figures showed the economy growing by 0.3% in the third quarter of the year. We talk to businesses in key se…

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‘Uncertainty has been a nightmare’: UK businesses on the economy

Business figures from film and TV, housebuilding and manufacturing discuss how their firms are doingThe UK has avoided recession after official figures showed the economy growing by 0.3% in the third quarter of the year. We talk to businesses in key se…

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Controversial US takeover of defence firm Cobham hits new delay

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom wants more time to consider security implicationsThe £4bn takeover of British defence manufacturer Cobham by the US private equity firm Advent has hit a new delay after the business secretary said she needed more time …

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Controversial US takeover of defence firm Cobham hits new delay

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom wants more time to consider security implicationsThe £4bn takeover of British defence manufacturer Cobham by the US private equity firm Advent has hit a new delay after the business secretary said she needed more time …

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Controversial US takeover of defence firm Cobham hits new delay

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom wants more time to consider security implicationsThe £4bn takeover of British defence manufacturer Cobham by the US private equity firm Advent has hit a new delay after the business secretary said she needed more time …

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