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    1. July 28, 2016

      Lloyds is an early victim of the Brexit effect

      Ever since the UK voted for Brexit last month, financial services companies have been fretting about the impact on...

    2. July 27, 2016

      UK turns in strong growth in run-up to Brexit vote

      Britain’s economy expanded at a good pace in the three months leading up to the EU referendum, according to data on...

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    1. July 27, 2016

      The Bank of England’s response to Brexit

      Is Britain’s economy sliding into recession? The short answer is that no one knows. Uncertainty, however, is no excuse...

    2. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Sturgeon: Brexit will hit 'jobs, investment and living standards'

      Britain’s vote to leave Europe will impact jobs, investment and living standards, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola...

    3. Fast FT

      July 25, 2016

      Ryanair shares lifted by relief over guidance

      Relief that Ryanair has maintained its full year profit guidance following a turbulent time for the European airline...

    4. July 24, 2016

      Data expected to show strong UK economy in run-up to referendum

      The UK economy was resilient in the run-up to the EU referendum, official data are expected to show this week. After a...

    5. July 22, 2016

      London requires better service from its trains

      London is one of the world’s leading financial centres. It accounts for more than a fifth of UK economic output. Yet...

    6. July 22, 2016

      PMI survey signals sharp downturn in UK economy

      The Bank of England and the government are poised to take action to cushion an economic downturn after closely watched...

    7. July 22, 2016

      Pound hit hard as UK data signal more weakness

      One of the first indicators of Brexit’s impact on the UK economy has prompted a sharp fall in the pound, heralding a...

    8. July 22, 2016

      Theresa May needs to take shareholders with her

      In her last major speech before entering Number 10 as prime minister, Theresa May eerily echoed remarks made by the...

    9. July 20, 2016

      Metropolitan myths that led to Brexit

      The Eurosceptic myths that fuelled hostility to the EU are obvious enough. We were told that the NHS was being...

    10. July 19, 2016

      UK households face freeze in living standards as inflation rises

      British households are again facing a freeze in living standards. For the past 18 months, near-zero inflation has...

    11. July 19, 2016

      Britain needs a plan to mitigate the Brexit shock

      Uncertainty is the watchword at present for anyone seeking to assess the prospects of the UK economy. A month on from...

    12. July 19, 2016

      The best economist is one with dirty shoes

      In the aftermath of the Iranian revolution in 1979, the UK foreign secretary commissioned a secret internal inquiry...

    13. July 19, 2016

      IMF cuts growth forecast for UK following Brexit vote

      The International Monetary Fund has slashed its forecasts for the UK economy next year after Britain’s vote to leave...

    14. July 18, 2016

      Falling job vacancies will deter migrants, says study

      European migrants looking for work will be deterred from coming to the UK because Britain’s exit from the EU will...

    15. July 17, 2016

      Industrial strategy as a slick slogan, and as reality

      Theresa May, the UK’s prime minister, has indicated a decisive shift in the economic philosophy of the Conservative...

    16. July 17, 2016

      Brexit uncertainty makes the case for a lower interest rate

      The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee held its interest rate constant last week. I was in a minority of one...

    17. July 13, 2016

      Banks expect credit demand to fall as post-Brexit uncertainty hits

      The UK’s big banks expect demand for credit from businesses and households to fall as a result of post-Brexit economic...

    18. July 13, 2016

      Theresa May must now tell us what ‘Brexit means Brexit’ means

      As Theresa May takes charge of her “Brexit means Brexit” government, her ambition is to show leadership; unify her...

    19. July 12, 2016

      Brexit uncertainty starts to affect small British businesses

      Richard Hardstaff was on the verge of expanding to a new warehouse for his educational toys business — until Britain...

    20. July 10, 2016

      Elite law firms sanguine on Brexit fallout

      The elite group of “magic circle” law firms headquartered in London increased revenues last year and signalled the...

    21. July 10, 2016

      Demand for start-up loans expected to rebound after Brexit vote

      Demand for cheap government-backed loans for starting a business is expected to grow if the economy slows because of...

    22. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Brexit a challenge to non-UK banks - Moody's

      The UK’s exit from the EU could have “significant consequences” for non-UK investment banks, Moody’s has warned, with...

    23. July 6, 2016

      Sajid Javid urges tax breaks to bolster economy braced for downturn

      Sajid Javid, business secretary, has called for emergency corporate and personal tax cuts to avert a Brexit slump,...

    24. July 4, 2016

      UK economy: of all you survey

      The last time Britain conjured a homegrown recession, the then-chancellor sped his descent into political oblivion by...

    25. July 1, 2016

      Brexit result roils the global bond markets

      In the first full week of trading after the British electorate jolted global financial markets, the swings in equity...

    26. July 1, 2016

      Housebuilders’ shares look like better value than their homes

      Oh no! House prices may go down! We’re all doomed! The emerging consensus among those paid to guess is that our Brave...

    27. June 30, 2016

      UK current account deficit remains high

      The UK’s current account deficit was higher than expected at the start of 2016, reinforcing the country’s continued...

    28. June 28, 2016

      Rating agencies have multiple concerns over UK’s outlook

      Britain is now less creditworthy than Belgium, a country that has government debt of more than 100 per cent of national...

    29. June 28, 2016

      Experts warn that Britain cannot rely on export-led boost

      Economists have warned that Britain cannot rely on an export-led boost from the falling value of the pound as they cut...

    30. Fast FT

      June 28, 2016

      Zloty jumps, but Brexit risks remain

      The Polish zloty is leading a rebound for eastern European currencies this morning as riskier assets rise across the...

    31. June 27, 2016

      Brexit in seven charts — the economic impact

      The question of how Brexit will affect the UK economy is one of the crucial issues now that Britain has voted to leave...

    32. June 27, 2016

      City economists slash UK growth forecasts

      City of London economists have spent the weekend slashing their UK growth forecasts in the aftermath of the vote to...

    33. June 25, 2016

      Media groups brace for further revenue falls after Brexit vote

      Fears over a Brexit-driven downturn in the UK economy have left media and advertising companies bracing themselves for...

    34. June 24, 2016

      The economic shock of Brexit is the lesser problem

      For once, the market reaction is not an exaggeration. Investors have been seriously wrongfooted by the result of the UK...

    35. June 24, 2016

      Brexit means a bumpy road ahead for the UK economy

      The economists’ nightmare has happened: Britain has voted to leave the EU. Numerous economic warnings on the costs of...

    36. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      'Markets to price in UK recession' - Threadneedle

      The people have spoken. And so have the markets. Here’s what some investors think will happen next: Columbia...

    37. Fast FT

      June 22, 2016

      Denmark, Finland face recession risk from Brexit

      Nordic economies could suffer an economic downturn if Britain votes to leave the EU, with Finland and Denmark...

    38. June 21, 2016

      Osborne deficit reduction plan hit by higher UK borrowing figures

      George Osborne’s plan to reduce public sector borrowing by £20bn this year has got off to a bad start, with May figures...

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