Economics - Archive

February 2018 articles

The UK's trade deficit, or how much its imports are exceeding its exports, widened again in the three months to December 2017, [...]

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Output in the construction sector fell for the eighth month in a row yesterday, putting it on its longest losing streak since [...]

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British manufacturing growth held steady at the end of last year to continue its rise to its highest output since the financial [...]

9 February
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A steeper path of interest rate rises over the next year would not be a “great shock” to the economy, the Bank of England’s [...]

9 February
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Are the proposed increases to council tax across nearly all English local authorities justified? [...]

9 February
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The rise of the gig economy and evolving models of business are changing the world of work. UK employment levels maintain record [...]

9 February
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The volume of new London financial services jobs coming to market at the start of the year hit levels not seen in January since [...]

9 February
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The pound jumped against the dollar this afternoon, after the Bank of England gave a hawkish signal that rates would be hiked [...]

8 February
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The Bank of England today set itself up for a faster pace of interest rate rises this year, saying that it wants to tighten monetary [...]

8 February
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On Monday, Downing Street confirmed its intention for the UK to leave the Customs Union (or the Common External Tariff, CET) [...]

8 February
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More than a quarter of British people with debt will struggle under the burden of rising costs when interest rates rise, according [...]

8 February
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Starting salaries for British workers grew at their fastest in 31 months at the start of the year, according to a widely followed [...]

8 February
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Markets have dialled back their bets on a May rate hike from the Bank of England after the massive market sell-off at the start [...]

7 February
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House prices in the UK fell for the second successive month at the start of the year, pulling annual growth to its lowest level [...]

7 February
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“Pork barrel” has been a theme in American politics for almost as long as the United States has existed. [...]

7 February
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