UPDATE 1-UK faces slow growth, high inflation after pandemic and Brexit - NIESR

* "Stuttering growth, rising inflation" forecast for coming months

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UPDATE 2-EU inflation to subside, debt must fall but without hurting growth -ministers

European Union finance ministers agreed on Monday that the current surge in consumer prices would subside next year and that high public debt created by the pandemic had to be reduced, but in a way that would not hurt economic growth.

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WRAPUP 4-Strong U.S. payrolls brighten economic outlook; millions still missing from workforce

U.S. employment increased more than expected in October as the headwind from the surge in COVID-19 infections over the summer subsided, offering more evidence that economic activity was regaining momentum early in the fourth quarter.

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UPDATE 2-Canada's exports drop as supply chain woes drag auto sector

Canada's exports fell in September as a semi-conductor chip shortage weighed on motor vehicle and parts production, though that decline was partially offset by record high crude oil exports, Statistics Canada data showed on Thursday.

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WRAPUP 3-Strong U.S. services sector, private payrolls boost economy as Q4 starts

A measure of U.S. services industry activity surged to a record high in October likely as declining COVID-19 cases boosted demand, but businesses remained burdened by snarled supply chains and the resulting exorbitant prices.

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UPDATE 1-Sterling edges higher ahead of central bank meetings

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv (Recasts, adds background)

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Sterling holds around three-week lows ahead of central bank meetings

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv

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WRAPUP 2-Worsening shortages, high prices restrain U.S. manufacturing activity

U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in October, with all industries reporting record-long lead times for raw materials, indicating that stretched supply chains continued to constrain economic activity early in the fourth quarter.

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UPDATE 1-Inflation, wage data, challenge Fed 'transitory' narrative

Price and wage increases running at multi-decade highs may challenge Federal Reserve officials this week as they try to maintain a balance between ensuring inflation remains contained and giving the economy as much time as possible to restore the jobs lost since the pandemic.

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UPDATE 1-European business growth hurt by supply issues, pricing in Sept -PMIs

Business growth across Europe remained strong last month but elevated inflationary pressures put a dent in demand while ongoing supply issues constrained activity, issues which are likely to continue, a survey showed on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Bank of Mexico deputy governor sees more rate hikes coming

The Bank of Mexico's cycle of rate hikes is not yet over and one or two more increases are likely amid concerns about inflation, though any monetary policy moves will depend on incoming data, Bank of Mexico Deputy Governor Jonathan Heath said.

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UPDATE 1-India's Sept gold imports surge as prices correct ahead of festivals

* Oct import seen rising on festival demand-dealers (Adds detail, bullion dealers' comments)

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UPDATE 2-Sterling edges up as U.S. jobs data disappoints

LONDON, Sept 3 - Sterling rose to a three-week high on Friday after data showed the U.S. economy created the fewest jobs in seven months in August, casting doubt over the timing of the Federal Reserve's plan to scale back its bond buying scheme.

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UPDATE 4-Canada's Conservatives hammer Trudeau on slowing economy ahead of vote

Canada's Conservatives hammered Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday after data showed that the country's economy unexpectedly shrank in the second quarter and again in July, putting the economy at the center of debate three weeks ahead of a national election.

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WRAPUP 2-U.S. new home sales creep up; supply, prices remain constraints

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes increased in July after three straight monthly declines, but housing market momentum is slowing as surging housing prices amid tight supply sideline some first-time buyers from the market.

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UPDATE 2-Euro zone business boom roared on in August -PMI

Business activity in the euro zone grew strongly this month, only dipping from July's two-decade high monthly pace, as a rapid COVID-19 vaccination drive allowed more firms to reopen and customers to venture out, a survey showed.

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UPDATE 1-UK growth slows to six-month low as post-lockdown shortages bite -PMI

Britain's post-lockdown economic rebound slowed sharply in August as companies struggled with unprecedented shortages of staff and materials, though strong inflation pressures cooled a bit, a survey showed on Monday.

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UPDATE 3-UK July retail sales drop amid soccer frenzy and COVID 'pingdemic'

* Euro 2020 soccer tournament, bad weather hit shop visits-ONS

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UPDATE 1-U.S. leading indicator points to further economic recovery in July

A gauge of future U.S. economic activity increased in July, suggesting the economy continued to expand from the recession caused by the coronavirus pandemic even in the face of a resurgence in cases fueled by the Delta variant.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. home prices rose in April at fastest pace in 15 years - S&P/Case-Shiller

U.S. single-family home prices in 20 key urban markets rose in April from a year earlier by the most in over 15 years as the shortage of homes available to buy drives up prices at the fastest rate seen since before the financial crisis, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.

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UPDATE 2-Economists doubt India's new loan guarantees will boost growth

India will extend federal guarantees on bank loans to small businesses and the health and tourism sectors to help them through the COVID-19 pandemic, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Monday.

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WRAPUP 2-Record-high U.S. house prices, tight supply weigh on sales

U.S. home sales fell for a fourth straight month in May as record-high prices amid low inventory frustrated potential buyers, a trend that could persist for a while, with builders unable to deliver more houses because of expensive lumber.

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REFILE-UPDATE 2-UK retail sales dip as consumers, freed from lockdown, dine out

* Food stores suffer biggest hit as people head to restaurants

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UPDATE 1-U.S. home buying and refinancing boom boosted mortgage lending in 2020

Mortgage lending surged last year after the pandemic fueled a housing boom driven by low interest rates and the shift to work from home, according to information released Thursday by the Federal Reserve.

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