UK economy

The “double whammy” hitting the UK housing market

Matthew Partridge talks to developer Andy Scott about the state of the UK housing market, and if price falls are just a correction or the start of a big slump.

The undervalued gems on the market

Fewer analysts and corporate raiders means many firms are sitting on gold mines no one knows about, says Matthew Lynn.

Vote again to break the Brexit deadlock

Calls are growing for a second EU referendum. Matthew Partridge reports.

Reasons to be cheerful

There’s no shortage of doom and gloom about at the moment, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it’s not all bad news.

Britain’s productivity puzzle solved

When it comes to productivity growth, Britain has lagged behind most of the developed world. But that is slowly changing. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.

The mismeasure of the economy

Policymakers are searching for solutions to problems that might well not exist, says Matthew Lynn.

The NHS at 70

Britain’s healthcare system increasingly resembles a state religion – it could do with more heretics than acolytes, says Simon Wilson.

Betting on politics: a no-confidence vote

Matthew Partridge tips a very rare arbitrage opportunity to snap up now.

Crunch time at Chequers

Theresa May has taken steps to end her Brexit fudge. Matthew Partridge reports.

Don’t panic about the latest Brexit melodrama

Theresa May has laid out her plans for a soft Brexit. Yet despite all the high-profile resignations and dramatic headlines, it’s just business as usual for investors, says John Stepek.

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