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Oil prices plunge after Opec meetingSecretary General of OPEC Abdalla Salem El-Badri of Libya

Crude oil prices slump in reaction to the decision by the Opec oil producers' cartel not to cut output.


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Germany's unemployment rate has hit a record low of 6.6%, but falling inflation has raised eurozone deflation fears.

MoneyScotland 'should set income tax'

The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.

Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

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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