UK economy

Brexit: Will we stay or will we go? And what does it mean for investors?

Brexit has descended into a farcical war of attrition. John Stepek looks at what it all means for your money – whatever the eventual outcome – and picks some of the best stocks to buy now.

It’s “Brexit or bust” for Boris

Boris Johnson’s strategy is straightforward – to make sure that he’s “the people’s choice” at the inevitable upcoming general election

Is a recession coming? Here’s what to watch out for

Markets have taken a sharp knock recently as fears of a recession have grown. John Stepek looks at what’s got them rattled, and how it affects your investment plans.

Fight back against the Labour Party’s fantasy economics

“Free” has turned into the Labour Party’s favourite word. “Reality” should make a comeback, says Matthew Lynn.

Cash is dying, but we'll miss it when it's gone

Most people now pay with debit or credit cards rather than cash. It might seem to you that this doesn’t matter much. But it does.

Money Minute Wednesday 25 September: UK mortgage approvals

In Wednesday’s Money Minute, we look at official data on mortgage approvals from the Bank of England.

Labour’s plans for non-doms could prove costly for the UK

The Labour Party has said that in its first Budget it would abolish non-domiciled status. But non-doms do pay tax, and they do have a choice where they pay it. Scare them off, and they’ll pay it elsewhere, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

What to expect if we remain in the EU

All ready for a no-deal exit? Good. But it’s not the only outcome you had better brace yourself for, says Matthew Lynn.

Can Johnson secure a Brexit deal?

Boris Johnson could secure a Brexit deal. But the details had better be forthcoming soon. 

Money Minute Friday 13 September: pubs, wages and retail data

Friday’s Money Minute looks to a trading update from JD Wetherspoon, eurozone wage inflation, and US retail sales data.

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