Economics - Archive

September 2017 articles

Credit Suisse believes a UK interest rate rise later this year would be a “policy mistake” by the Bank of England. [...]

20 September
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The UK jobs market is booming, as the latest ONS figures show. [...]

20 September
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London house prices recorded the biggest average fall of any region in England and Wales in August, according to new data, as [...]

20 September
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Do murmurs of a Bank of England interest rate rise imply signs of future recovery? [...]

20 September
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British business confidence has fallen as political uncertainty continues to leave firms with no clear idea of future trading [...]

20 September
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The Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting today with analysts split over whether policymakers will formally announce its next [...]

19 September
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The number of people on controversial zero hours contracts peaked in 2016, before falling to a three-year low in the first half [...]

19 September
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What do landlords, foreign holiday resorts, Uber, and bottled water retailers in Houston have in common? [...]

19 September
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It is what we do after Britain leaves the EU that will determine the country’s future success. [...]

19 September
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The UK’s manufacturing industry moved up a spot in the global league table to become the eighth largest in the world, according [...]

18 September
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The extent of the hit to the British economy caused by Brexit will depend on how quickly new trade deals can be agreed, according [...]

18 September
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Influential economists have revised their forecasts for UK growth upwards, in part due to the pick-up in the manufacturing industry. [...]

18 September
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HSBC expects the Bank of England to raise interest rates twice within the next year. [...]

18 September
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Many will remember to their cost the infamous “taper tantrum” in June 2013. It was the moment Ben Bernanke, the then Chairman [...]

18 September
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