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Budget 2015: local business rate retention rights will increase cities' ability to invest, says expert

Giving certain UK cities the right to retain increases in business rates revenue could ultimately encourage city-specific infrastructure plans and create more opportunities for private and overseas investment, an expert has said. 18 Mar 2015

China to invest 1.6 trillion renminbi in infrastructure projects

China plans to invest 1.6 trillion renminbi (RMB) (US$260 billion) in infrastructure projects in a bid to arrest the growth slowdown in its economy, International Business Times said .  11 Mar 2015

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Independent Infrastructure Commission could 'change the landscape' of UK infrastructure, expert says

The creation of an independent National Infrastructure Commission with oversight of UK infrastructure investment policy could "change the landscape" of both the industry and the way that projects are delivered in the UK, an expert has said. 04 Feb 2015

New Bank of England financial stability powers to include ability to set mortgage limits

The Bank of England is to be given new powers over the housing market and banks' capital holding requirements as part of its role to guard against risks to UK financial stability, the government has confirmed. 04 Feb 2015

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