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US sees slower Black Friday salesShoppers on Black Friday

Black Friday is less intense this year in the US after many stores opened earlier on Thursday.


Euro notesEurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%

The eurozone inflation rate falls to 0.3%, suggesting that deflation remains a threat for the 18-nation bloc.

Oil field, Basra IraqOil prices hit fresh four-year lows

Crude oil prices hit a four-year low after the decision of the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.

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Are Scotland's new tax and spending powers fair?

Possibly the most important economic decisions relating to Scotland's new powers, on the size of the grant Scotland will receive in future and how much it can borrow, are yet to be taken.

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