Economics - Archive

November 2017 articles

24 November
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As Westminster digested Wednesday’s budget, shadow chancellor John McDonnell was asked nine times how much Labour’s own plans [...]

24 November
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Confidence among British consumers fell sharply to its lowest level since the aftermath of the Brexit vote in November amid a [...]

24 November
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The asset management arm of banking giant UBS has revealed its predictions for the investment landscape in 2018. [...]

23 November
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The chair of the Treasury Select Committee has issued a warning to finance firms that they should be ready to explain their gender [...]

23 November
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Government debt will not return to levels seen before the financial crisis until 2060 owing to the UK's weak growth prospects, [...]

23 November
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A strong increase in consumer spending drove UK GDP growth in the third quarter, but economists warned the British economy’s [...]

23 November
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The UK actively devalued its currency in 1967, but the 20 per cent fall in the pound since the Brexit vote continues a long-term [...]

23 November
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There's a wonderful clip doing the rounds of Australian MP Bob Katter answering a question on the country’s new equal marriage [...]

23 November
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Should Philip Hammond remain chancellor of the exchequer? [...]

23 November
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Recent weeks have seen a flurry of government activity focused on the housing market and how to build more affordable homes. [...]

23 November
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The chancellor was handed a tough challenge in his Budget yesterday by the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR). [...]

23 November
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As global wealth has accumulated over time, so the demand for hard cash has waned. A mere eight per cent of the world’s money [...]

23 November
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​Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday promised to turn Britain into a prosperous nation of homeowners, yet was rocked by a sweeping [...]

23 November
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The UK government is planning to generate £15bn by 2023 through the sale of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) shares, chancellor [...]

22 November
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