Economics - Archive

November 2017 articles

Productivity grew at the fastest rate in six years during the third quarter, delivering some good news for a British economy [...]

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The pound fell this morning after official data showed wage growth stayed flat in the three months to November as unemployment [...]

15 November
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The prospect of Brexit threatens to cause serious damage to the UK’s financial services industry. [...]

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Raising public sector pay in line with inflation at the Autumn Budget next week would cost £3.3bn by 2020, according to new [...]

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The Venezuelan state is technically in default according to an influential ratings agency, in a development which threatens to [...]

14 November
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The number of millionaires will fall in the UK over the next five years, bucking the trend of double-digit growth across most [...]

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A strong performance from the German economy in the third quarter of the year helped the Eurozone to sustain its impressive momentum, [...]

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Inflation generated in the British economy risks undershooting the Bank of England’s forecasts, according to one of its influential [...]

14 November
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The pound has tumbled 0.84 per cent against the euro today, dropping to €1.1147. [...]

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It’s logical to assume that leaving money in a savings account is the best risk-free way to look after our money. While it’s [...]

14 November
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The pound dipped this morning after official figures showed inflation remained unchanged last month from its highest level in [...]

14 November
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London is most vulnerable to lower future net migration from the EU after Brexit, a PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report has found. [...]

14 November
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With 41 days to go, it seems Christmas has come early this year for many investors. The returns in 2017, at least for equity [...]

14 November
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How far has EU membership benefited the UK economy since 1973? A pro-EU colleague emailed me last week: “we’re the fifth [...]

14 November
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