Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news. Skip to main content The Guardian – Back to home Support The Guardian Available for everyone, funded by readers Contribute Subscribe Contribute Search jobs Sign in My account Account overview Profile Emails & marketing Settings Help Comments & replies Sign out Search switch to the International edition switch to the UK edition switch to the US edition switch to the Australia edition current edition: International edition News Opinion Sport Culture Lifestyle Show More News Coronavirus World news UK news Environment Science Global development Football Tech Business Obituaries Opinion The Guardian view Columnists Cartoons Opinion videos Letters Sport Football Cricket Rugby union Tennis Cycling F1 Golf US sports Culture Books Music TV & radio Art & design Film Games Classical Stage Lifestyle Fashion Food Recipes Love & sex Health & fitness Home & garden Women Men Family Travel Money What term do you want to search? The Bank of France estimates that economic activity was 7% below its usual levels in July, up from a 9% gap in June. […] Photograph: Thomas Peter/Reuters Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of the world economy, the financial markets, the eurozone and business. […] On a monthly basis, PPI jumped by 0.4% in July alone, partly due to a surge in petroleum and natural gas prices Coal mining and automobile manufacturing prices also turned positive in July, the NBS added — another indicator of rising demand.
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