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    1. Fast FT

      August 25, 2016

      Investors should prepare for 'Keynesian Put' - BAML

      After Greenspan comes Keynes. Global investors are bracing themselves for a new kind of “put”: government spending....

    2. August 23, 2016

      The fate of farming post-Brexit lies with the UK Treasury

      It is hard to think of many industries that are more deeply affected by the UK’s vote to leave the EU than agriculture....

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    1. Westminster Blog

      August 23, 2016

      What to expect from the new Treasury regime

      I’ve spent some time looking into the business background of Britain’s new chancellor, Philip Hammond. It tells us a...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Philip Hammond: The documents

      Sorry, these documents can not currently be viewed on the FT web app. Please view this multimedia story in a web...

    3. August 22, 2016

      UK chancellor’s sober image belies a swashbuckling past

      Philip Hammond was a 24-year-old from Essex with a taste for fast cars and a mixed record of small-time ventures under...

    4. August 21, 2016

      May under pressure as big project spending slumps after Brexit vote

      Infrastructure spending in Britain has declined sharply since the vote to leave the EU, putting pressure on Theresa May...

    5. August 21, 2016

      Britain’s farmers will need help after Brexit

      Britain’s decision to leave the EU poses challenges for many sectors of the economy. Few are likely to feel the heat in...

    6. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      UK finances hit weaker-than-expected £1bn surplus for July

        The UK government’s finances were in the black for July as corporation tax receipts helped reach a surplus of £1bn,...

    7. August 13, 2016

      UK to guarantee EU subsidies

      Westminster will pick up the bill for £6bn in annual EU payments to British farmers, academic researchers and poorer...

    8. August 13, 2016

      Questions remain on Hammond’s post-Brexit funding pledge

      Philip Hammond has reassured the UK’s recipients of EU funds their income is guaranteed until at least 2020. Big...

    9. Fast FT

      August 12, 2016

      30-year gilt yield clocks first rise in 8 sessions

      The long-term gilt rally has finally taken a breather today, with 30-year yields rising for the first time in eight...

    10. August 11, 2016

      Philip Hammond picks former BoE deputy as forecaster

      Chancellor Philip Hammond has nominated Sir Charlie Bean to a highly influential post on the committee that produces...

    11. Fast FT

      August 11, 2016

      Charlie Bean to join UK fiscal watchdog

      Charlie Bean, a former deputy governor at the Bank of England, has been nominated to head the budget committee at the...

    12. August 4, 2016

      Cameron rewards Osborne in honours list

      More than 50 of David Cameron’s allies and former aides, including George Osborne, have been awarded honours in the...

    13. August 4, 2016

      Bank of England predicts UK will avoid short-term recession after Brexit vote

      The Bank of England said the UK will avoid a recession in the wake of the vote to leave the EU after it launched an...

    14. Fast FT

      August 4, 2016

      Carney warns Hammond that BoE can't do everything

      A flurry of letters about stimulus packages and inflation. The Bank of England has published governor Mark Carney’s...

    15. Fast FT

      August 4, 2016

      Hammond welcomes BoE stimulus

      The UK’s new Chancellor Philip Hammond has welcomed the latest stimulus package from the Bank of England today, which...

    16. August 2, 2016

      Theresa May shifts focus from ‘Northern Powerhouse’

      Theresa May has kicked off her search for an industrial strategy by pledging to turn George Osborne’s concept of the...

    17. FT Alphaville

      August 1, 2016

      Guest post: What a UK macro-financial framework should look like as Brexit is negotiated

      Peter Doyle, a former IMF staffer, advises the UK government not to delay rewriting the fiscal and macro-financial...

    18. July 31, 2016

      May should give certainty to EU nationals in Britain

      Britain’s decision to leave the EU has brought uncertainty to many people in the UK. Few are as seriously affected as...

    19. July 31, 2016

      Cameron honours list rewards Remainers to cries of ‘cronyism’

      David Cameron has been accused by Labour of “cronyism” on a lavish scale after a leak revealed that his resignation...

    20. July 27, 2016

      London airports decision to be made in the autumn

      The UK chancellor has insisted a decision on new airport capacity in south-east England will come this autumn, saying...

    21. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      UK economic growth stronger than expected in Q2

      Britain’s economy much grew faster than expected in the three months leading up to, and including, the EU membership...

    22. July 24, 2016

      Philip Hammond stresses need for ‘positive’ EU response to Brexit

      Philip Hammond, the UK chancellor, has said Britain must adopt a realistic negotiating position with the rest of the EU...

    23. Fast FT

      July 22, 2016

      Hammond: UK could 'reset' fiscal policy after Brexit

      British chancellor Philip Hammond says the UK may have to “reset” fiscal policy if economic data worsens over the next...

    24. July 21, 2016

      Sluggish tax revenues hit UK public finances

      Weaker than expected tax revenues would have left the British government struggling to meet its borrowing forecasts for...

    25. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Government borrowing for June lowest since 2007

      UK public sector net borrowing, excluding taxpayer-backed banks, fell to the lowest level in June for that month since...

    26. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      Labour push for abolition of balanced budget law

      The Labour Party will use its final opposition day debate before the summer parliamentary recess to call on the...

    27. The Exchange

      July 20, 2016

      The UK's balance of payments conundrum

      Those with long enough memories will know that the balance of payments used to be the UK economy’s Achilles heel....

    28. Fast FT

      July 19, 2016

      UK must maintain single market access - Andrew Bailey

      The new head of the City watchdog has urged the government to maintain access to Europe’s single market and cement...

    29. July 18, 2016

      Philip Hammond, the Treasury’s shape-shifting survivor

      Something in his stoop, greyness and aquiline nose suggests Arsène Wenger, the football coach and fellow fiscal...

    30. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Overseas buyers grab record share of UK M&A deals

      Selling the family silver. Japanese SoftBank’s £24.3bn* acquisition of UK chipmaker Arm Holdings has pushed foreign...

    31. July 18, 2016

      UK government welcomes Arm takeover but tech leaders mourn loss

      The UK government welcomed the investment and promise of new jobs from SoftBank’s proposed £24.3bn takeover of Arm...

    32. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      Hammond: UK will not allow 'foreign predators' to strip assets

      Philip Hammond, the UK chancellor, said the government would “not stand by and watch British companies be asset...

    33. Fast FT

      July 18, 2016

      SoftBank's £24.3bn deal for ARM Holdings confirmed

      Arm Holdings has confirmed it has agreed to a takeover by Japan’s SoftBank in a £24.3bn deal, which SoftBank’s chairman...

    34. 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...

    35. July 17, 2016

      How to make Brexit manageable

      We have moved beyond “Brexit means Brexit”. We know the new UK government is seeking a relationship with the EU,...

    36. July 16, 2016

      Five tips for Philip Hammond, UK chancellor of the exchequer

      Britain has a new chancellor. Philip Hammond is comfortable with numbers and has a reputation as one of the cabinet’s...

    37. July 15, 2016

      Redesigning Conservatism will be harder than May thinks

      Until a new prime minister promises to govern for the privileged few, make the UK less unified and ignore social...

    38. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      May: won't trigger Article 50 without 'UK-wide approach'

      UK prime minister Theresa May has stressed she won’t trigger the Article 50 “divorce clause” until she is sure of a “UK...

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