Economics - Archive

February 2018 articles

After a tough few years for the global shipping industry, conditions will begin to improve in 2018 as demand outstrips supply [...]

13 February
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The number of mortgages taken out by first-time buyers boomed last year to its highest level since 2006, buoyed by the Help to [...]

13 February
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Consumer price index (CPI) inflation remained at three per cent in January, unchanged from the month before, according to the [...]

13 February
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FTSE 100-listed miner BHP Billiton has flagged a $1.8bn (£1.3bn) charge resulting from changes to corporate income tax in the [...]

13 February
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If you can make sense of what is going on in equities markets right now you’ll make a fortune. [...]

13 February
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Bank of England officials today continued to signal a likely rate rise in the coming months, reiterating the hawkish message [...]

12 February
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A union is seeking a judicial review of a decision that Deliveroo riders are not workers. [...]

12 February
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A lot changed after the financial crisis. But then again, a lot stayed the same. The public face of the economy is embodied in [...]

12 February
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Stronger order books for services sector companies will drive an acceleration in the UK economy, according to an index tracking [...]

12 February
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Is the UK economy strong enough to withstand another interest rate rise in May? [...]

12 February
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Britain should unilaterally abolish tariffs, according to report by a think tank with close links to the Conservative party to [...]

12 February
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British companies’ profits rose to record highs at the end of last year as the roaring global economy boosted profits for UK [...]

12 February
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The Bank of England's chief economist has said there is "no rush" to raise interest rates to levels seen in the past. [...]

11 February
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UK shares shed around one per cent today, capping a disappointing week for investors. [...]

9 February
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UK policymakers’ concerns about inflation have prompted Schroders’ economists to bring forward to November their expectations [...]

9 February
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