UK economy

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.

What’s worse – no-deal Brexit or a Corbyn government?

The UK’s turbulent political situation presents a dilemma for investors. British assets look cheap, but what happens if we get an extreme outcome? John Stepek looks at how bad things could get.

Welcome to Boris’ Brexit Love Island

The latest twists and turns in Parliament might look anarchic, but it’s all running to a carefully scripted storyline.

Is the great bull market in politics about to peak?

Since the turn of the century, people have become increasingly engaged in politics. But recently, says Dominic Frisby, interest seems to have been waning. Here, he considers the reasons why.

Money Minute Wednesday 11 September: Galliford Try and US factory gate prices

In Wednesday’s Money Minute, UK construction group Galliford Try publishes its annual results, and the US issues August’s Producer Price Index data.

Money Minute Tuesday 10 September: UK employment and wage inflation figures

Tuesday’s Money Minute looks at today’s release of UK employment and wage inflation data.

Three important events you missed while Parliament squabbled yesterday

While Parliament played Brexit games, some important events passed under the radar, including big spending plans, a little inflation-linked jiggery pokery, and some backtracking by the Bank of England. John Stepek explains what it all means.

Think the Tories were tough on landlords? Just wait for Labour’s “right-to-buy”

The Labour Party is mulling giving private tenants the right to buy the homes they are renting. Yet another good reason for investors to steer well clear of buy-to-let property.

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