UK economy

Music industry back on song

In the 2000s, the internet threatened to sink the record industry. But now streaming has given the music business a new lease of life. Simon Wilson reports.

Betting on politics: will a Brexit deal be approved in 2018?

With Theresa May staring defeat in the face over her withdrawal deal, many punters are asking whether a deal will be approved this year at all.

May staggers on after three defeats

As the vote on the Brexit deal nears, victory for the PM is looking unlikely. What then? Emily Hohler reports.

Keep your eye on the yield curve

Brexit is hogging all the headlines, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But for investors, there’s something more interesting going on in the bond market.

Betting on politics: May's Brexit deal

The prime minister has a fight on her hands to get her Brexit deal through parliament. Matthew Partridge looks at how the bookies rate her chances.

May’s ex-deal is nailed to the perch

All sides in the debate have declared the PM’s Brexit deal dead. What comes next? Stuart Watkins reports.

A once-in-a-generation chance to buy

Brexit fear has gripped the stockmarket. Now could be a rare opportunity to pick up London-listed stocks on the cheap, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Some clarity amid the Brexit noise

For leaving the European Union to be as bad as many fear, there would have to be shocking levels on incompetence, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The best way for investors to prepare for Brexit

There’s a long way to go before Brexit is anything like a done deal. But whatever happens, says John Stepek, it is likely throw up a fair few buying opportunities.

What Pulp Fiction can tell us about the next stage of Brexit

Remainers and leavers alike are unhappy with Theresa May’s Brexit deal. But, like the boxer in Pulp Fiction, they may have to swallow their pride and take the hit. John Stepek explains why.

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