Economics - Archive

May 2018 articles

Finally, over two months after they went to the polls, we have a new government in Italy, and a candidate to be the next Prime [...]

23 May
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The new Italian government looks set to cause shock waves across Europe. [...]

23 May
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Uncertainty over Brexit continues to dominate the news agenda, and has contributed to the anaemic growth of the UK economy. The [...]

22 May
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French president Emmanuel Macron is facing a sharp rebuke on his plans to reform the Eurozone after 154 leading German economists [...]

22 May
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The pound has jumped by almost 0.5 per cent, after Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe warned interest rates could rise [...]

22 May
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Public sector net borrowing in the UK in the last financial year dropped by £5.7bn to its lowest level since 2007, according [...]

22 May
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Finance chiefs from across Europe are planning a number of measures to push forward growth at their companies, undeterred by [...]

22 May
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Protectionism is the greatest threat to the UK’s economic growth, according to a survey of UK leaders and CEOs from around [...]

22 May
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UK mid-sized businesses have fallen off the top spot for revenue growth among the leading five EU economies, according to research [...]

21 May
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A bitter trade war between the US and China has been put “on hold” as the world’s largest economies step back from the [...]

21 May
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Italy is not leaving the euro, in case you were wondering. [...]

18 May
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In 2016 and 2017, two significant pieces of tobacco control legislation came into effect in the UK and France. [...]

18 May
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Target2 – the Trans-European Automated Real-time Gross Settlement Express Transfer system – started off as a simple payment [...]

17 May
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17 May
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Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent has apologised for using the term "menopausal" to describe the UK economy. [...]

16 May
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