Economics - Archive

March 2019 articles

The Eurozone’s economy lost momentum again in March as Germany and France's manufacturing sectors struggled to overcome global [...]

22 March

One of the unexpected impacts of the Brexit vote has been a marked change in public attitudes towards immigration – for the [...]

22 March

The pound slid against the dollar this afternoon to hit a fresh one-week low after French President Emmanuel Macron said Britain [...]

21 March

The Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) has voted unanimously to hold interest rates at their current level of [...]

21 March

British retail sales showed strong growth last month compared to a year before, in a sign that consumers remain unaffected by [...]

21 March

Government borrowing has fallen to a fresh 17-year low so far this financial year as the UK's strong labour market saw income [...]

21 March

The name of field marshal Douglas Haig, commander-in-chief of the British Expeditionary Force from 1915-18, is not one that [...]

21 March

If you walk into any classroom in the country, you will find a small group of diligent pupils at the front, hands raised, offering [...]

21 March

Britain’s economic growth is due to slow in 2019 as political uncertainty bites, professional services giant PwC has said, [...]

21 March

The Bank of England must hold interest rates as Brexit uncertainty looks set to continue beyond 29 March, City economists have [...]

20 March

The Federal Reserve tonight announced that it will hold interest rates and predicted no hikes this year in a dovish decision [...]

20 March

The US’s central bank is widely expected to leave interest rates on hold today when it announces its decision at 6pm UK time, [...]

20 March

If an investor is specifically looking for reasons not to invest, he or she will always find them. [...]

20 March

Manufacturing output growth in Britain over the past three months was at its weakest level since May 2018, with businesses pointing [...]

20 March

The UK inflation rate edged up from two-year lows last month as food and alcohol prices rose. [...]

20 March