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UK plc’s profits hit post-crisis low

The companies in the FTSE 350 – comprising Britain’s blue-chips and mid-caps – notched up pre-tax profits of £84bn in 2015, down 38% on the previous year.

Why voting Leave wouldn’t result in Armageddon or anything like it

The Remain camp loves to paint disaster scenarios of what would happen if Britain votes for Brexit. But as John Stepek explains, the truth is far more prosaic.

Supply isn't driving house prices – it's demand

It’s not supply that lies behind Britain’s housing problem, but demand, says Merryn Somerset Webb. And it’s best not to count on it lasting forever.

Why I hope that Britain votes for Brexit

Free of the Brussels bureaucracy, Britain would prosper outside the European Union. Dominic Frisby explains why he’s voting for Brexit.

Are UK house prices about to crash?

If house prices in Britain do hit the skids, it won’t be because of the EU referendum vote, says John Stepek. The causes will be much closer to home.

Mervyn King: Should we stay or should we go?

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Mervyn King, ex-governor of the Bank of England, about the EU referendum, monetary policy, and world trade.

Boris Johnson: the only safe option is to Vote Leave

Boris Johnson agrees with MoneyWeek – we should vote to leave the European Union. But what does he say to those who are nervous of the consequences? We put the difficult questions in this exclusive interview.

The Brexit effect on house prices

If the chancellor keeps going on about how Brexit will push down house prices, says Merryn Somerset Webb, Brexit may be exactly what he gets.

Why the old are so wealthy – and it's not just because of hard work

It is obvious that the old should have more wealth than the young. But not to the extent we’re seeing now, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

A golden age for shoppers

Consumers in the UK are enjoying a golden period of cheap groceries as supermarkets go head to head on prices.

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