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    1. August 26, 2016

      Consumer spending drives UK economic growth

      Consumer spending propelled the UK to another solid quarter of growth in the run-up to the Brexit referendum. Household...

    2. Fast FT

      August 26, 2016

      UK economic growth confirmed at 0.6% for Q2

      The UK economy expanded by a relatively robust 0.6 per cent in the three months leading up to the EU membership vote,...

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    1. Fast FT

      August 25, 2016

      Gilts 'vulnerable to correction' amid bright run for UK data

      Over the last few weeks the UK’s first post-Brexit vote economic data releases have smashed expectations, but gilt...

    2. August 24, 2016

      The sharp costs of Brexit will be felt soon enough

      With apologies for asking the question yet again, what will the economic effects of the UK leaving the EU be? In the...

    3. Fast FT

      August 19, 2016

      Week ahead: Jackson Hole, UK GDP, US GDP

      After the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s July meeting showed that policymakers are divided about when to raise...

    4. 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,...

    5. Fast FT

      August 17, 2016

      UK productivity shows no improvement in Q2

        Productivity: the big puzzle about the post-crisis economy. And according to the latest set of jobs and growth...

    6. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      UK GDP slows in three months to July - NIESR

      UK economic growth moderated in the first month after the Brexit vote, according to a highly-respected think-tank,...

    7. August 9, 2016

      Economic think-tank says UK economy shrank in July

      The UK economy shrank in July, according to an estimate from an economic think-tank. The National Institute of Economic...

    8. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      UK trade deficit hits £12.5bn in Brexit month

      Britain’s trade deficit in goods swelled to £12.5bn as the country went to the polls to vote on EU membership, its...

    9. Fast FT

      August 9, 2016

      UK manufacturing production continued to shrink in June

      Britain’s manufacturing sector continued to shrink in the month leading up to, and including, the EU’s membership...

    10. Fast FT

      August 8, 2016

      UK to shrink in Q3 as world GDP accelerates - JPMorgan

      Bringing up the rear. Britain is set to be the only major advanced economy to fall into reverse gear in the third...

    11. Fast FT

      August 3, 2016

      'A mild recession' awaits? - Economists react to UK services PMI

      The latest purchasing managers’ survey for the UK’s service sector is out and Markit’s final reading has confirmed...

    12. August 3, 2016

      Evens chance of UK recession by end of next year

      There is an “evens” chance of Britain falling into recession by the end of next year, according to a leading economic...

    13. The Exchange

      July 29, 2016

      Brexit risks unravelling UK's role in the web of trade

      In the late 1970s and into the 1980s, if British FT readers had played a game of word association, the phrase “balance...

    14. 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...

    15. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      UK retail sales fall at fastest pace since 2012 - CBI

      Another post-Brexit vote survey and yet more gloom over the direction of the UK economy. Retail sales, as measured by a...

    16. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      'One last hurrah?' Economists react to UK GDP

      Britain’s economy grew by a better-than-forecast 0.6 per cent in the second quarter, in a sign of robust activity...

    17. Fast FT

      July 27, 2016

      Up then down - sterling's reaction to UK GDP

      UK GDP growth was more robust than expected in the second quarter, growing by 0.6 per cent compared to the previous...

    18. 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...

    19. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: GSK signals post-Brexit confidence

      GSK announces UK investment, Taylor Wimpey shrugs off Brexit concerns and Arm Holdings revenues are up. FT Opening...

    20. 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...

    21. Fast FT

      July 20, 2016

      UK unemployment falls to 4.9% - analysts react

      Britain’s unemployment rate hit a fresh 11-year low of just 4.9 per cent in May, falling below the 5 per cent mark for...

    22. 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...

    23. FT Alphaville

      July 15, 2016

      FT Opening Quote: Carney holds fire

      BOE rates unchanged and European banks count the costs of Brexit. FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Lex Editor...

    24. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      UK GDP contracted in June - NIESR

      The UK economy is likely to have shrunk ahead of the Brexit referendum in June, according to unofficial estimates from...

    25. Fast FT

      July 5, 2016

      UK service sector growth in Q2 'weakest since 2013'

      Growth in Britain’s powerhouse services sector cooled significantly last month, according to the closely-watched...

    26. Fast FT

      July 1, 2016

      UK factories recovered in lead up to Brexit vote

      No Brexit effect here. At least not at the moment anyway. UK manufacturers have reported a “modest improvement” in...

    27. FT Data

      June 30, 2016

      The economic factors behind the vote for Brexit

      Professor Kenneth Rogoff says that the UK vote to leave the EU was a “Russian roulette for republics”, with an...

    28. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      'Whopping'... 'unsustainable': The UK's new current-account deficit total

      The UK’s current-account deficit stood at £32.6bn in the first quarter of this year, the Office for National Statistics...

    29. Fast FT

      June 30, 2016

      UK GDP holds steady at 0.4% ahead of Brexit

      The British economy grew 0.4 per cent during the first three months of the year, the Office for National Statistics...

    30. Fast FT

      June 21, 2016

      UK government borrowing higher than expected in May

      Sound familiar? UK government borrowing was slightly higher than expected in May while April’s figure has also been...

    31. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      NIESR sees pick-up in UK GDP growth

      UK economic growth may have picked up in the three months to the end of May, according to the latest estimate from the...

    32. Fast FT

      June 8, 2016

      UK industrial production jumps unexpectedly in April

      Well that is a surprise. UK industrial production rose 2 per cent in April – the biggest jump since July 2012 –...

    33. Fast FT

      June 1, 2016

      UK factories fight back - Markit

      British manufacturers fought back last month with the help of strong demand for consumer goods, pushing a...

    34. May 26, 2016

      UK business investment and growth slow

      Business investment in the UK has fallen for the second consecutive quarter as companies postpone spending because of...

    35. Fast FT

      May 26, 2016

      UK economy grows 0.4 per cent in Q1

      The UK economy grew by 0.4 per cent at the start of the year, according to the Office for National Statistics,...

    36. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: UK inflation

      European markets look set to climb on Tuesday, following on from gains in Asia where sentiment has been buoyed by oil...

    37. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      UK construction suffers shock slowdown

      We are not the builders, it seems. Monthly construction output contracted by 3.6 per cent in March, suffering its worst...

    38. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      UK industry still stuck in the doldrums

      It’s the rebalancing that’s going nowhere. Britain’s industrial sector has fallen back into recession for the first...

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