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Rolls-Royce Results to Reflect Currency Swings

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Rolls-Royce said currency movements will provide less of a boost to its performance this year than previously forecast though the British engine maker is yet to take into account the slump in the British currency after the U.K.’s decision to leave the EU.

Brexit Vote Casts Pall Over U.K. Businesses

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Fallout from Britain’s vote to break with the European Union cascaded through the boardrooms of the U.K.’s biggest businesses Monday—triggering profit warnings and forcing executives across Europe to rethink investment and hiring plans.

Pepsi Tries to Fix Diet Cola Stumble

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PepsiCo said it would reintroduce the aspartame-sweetened version of Diet Pepsi in U.S. stores in September, its latest attempt to halt plunging diet cola sales.

Brexit's Impact on Global Economy Depends on Leaders

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Britain’s vote to leave the European Union casts a shadow over the global economy. How deep a shadow depends on how the rest of the world responds, which will be driven by politics, not economics, Greg Ip writes.

Dining Out Falls Victim to Economy

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Restaurant visit growth has completely stalled in the last three months, signaling that consumers, jittery over economic uncertainties, are retrenching.

Yellen Panel With Carney Called Off After 'Brexit' Vote

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A heavyweight debate in Portugal featuring Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has been canceled in the wake of Britain’s historic decision to exit the European Union.

Global Economy Week Ahead: Summits in Europe, Manufacturing Data

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The British vote to leave the EU is likely to dominate summits of European heads of government and global central bankers this week, as policy makers look for a road map following “Brexit.”

U.S. Economy Likely to Weather 'Brexit' Storm

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The U.K.’s decision to exit the European Union may rock the overall U.S. economy in coming months. But it isn’t likely to sink it.

Raw Economic Data Is Just Noise That Needs to Be Silenced

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Seasonal effects drown out the actual trends. Columnist Jo Craven McGinty explains how adjusted numbers make comparisons between months, years or even economic sectors meaningful.

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