Economics - Archive

July 2018 articles

Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Jerome Powell said today that there are signs of “several years” of a strong jobs market [...]

17 July

Accountancy firms have been slapped with a record level of fines in the last year, as the UK's audit watchdog ramps up pressure [...]

17 July
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Bank of England governor Mark Carney today warned of a "big economic consequences" and a plummet in demand for the City's workers [...]

17 July
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The Treasury’s budget watchdog today warned that the government’s spending plans, including a planned £20.5bn boost to National [...]

17 July
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Growth in Britain's pay packets continued on a downward trend in May, new data showed today, casting doubt on Bank of England [...]

17 July
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A global trade war kicked off by the US has the potential to deal a $440bn (£330bn) blow to the global economy, according to [...]

16 July
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Net EU migration into the UK fell to its lowest point since 2013 at the end of last year, continuing the marked decline in the [...]

16 July
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The UK's services exports fell in the first quarter of the year because of a big decline in trade with the EU a year ahead of [...]

16 July
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With US President Donald Trump threatening to pull out of Nato, European allies are now trying to figure out how to boost defence [...]

16 July
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Economists expect data this week to show a June jump in inflation, in a development which would boost the hawks on the Bank of [...]

16 July
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Government immigration targets to reduce net migration to under 100,000 people a year could end up costing the UK economy up [...]

15 July
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Confidence from businesses in London and across the UK has hit its highest point since before the EU referendum two years ago, [...]

15 July
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A global trade war would knock a fifth off the value of the US stock market and drag back global growth by more than a percentage [...]

15 July
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It was all going so well. The UK Prime Minister had secured the honour of being the first foreign leader to meet the new President [...]

13 July
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Britain's banks tightened up lending standards on unsecured loans in the second quarter of the year, following concerns about [...]

12 July
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