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      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...

    2. July 22, 2016

      One month after Brexit: what we know about the economy

      The health of Britain’s economy one month after the vote to leave the EU is highly uncertain. In the immediate...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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 –...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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,...

    17. May 23, 2016

      Economists peer through Brexit fog in search of growth clarity

      George Osborne says the threat of Britain leaving the EU is already having a “chilling effect” on the UK economy and...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      UK services PMI: economists react

      The UK services purchasing managers’ index – a closely-watched indicator of performance – hit its lowest level since...

    22. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      UK services growth weakest 'in over 3 years'

      Growth in Britain’s dominant services industry slowed significantly in April, according to a closely-watched indicator...

    23. May 4, 2016

      Brexit blamed for surge in uncertainty

      Economic uncertainty has hit its highest level in Britain in at least 19 years in the lead-up to the EU referendum,...

    24. May 2, 2016

      A vote to leave the EU will make Britain poorer

      Since its conception, the EU has pursued economic integration as the means to secure the peace and prosperity of its...

    25. April 27, 2016

      Will the slowing UK economy hurt my investments?

      The UK economy is slowing. Gross domestic product data showed that the economy expanded by 0.4 per cent in the first...

    26. April 27, 2016

      Brexit sparks outbreak of agreement among economists

      There is a long-running joke that if you laid all the world’s economists end to end they would never reach a...

    27. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      UK growth slowdown: economists react

      An expected slowdown in UK growth was confirmed this morning, after the economy expanded by 0.4 per cent in the first...

    28. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Sterling picks up after UK Q1 GDP meets forecasts

      Sterling has brightened after an earlier bout of pre-data queasiness against the dollar, after UK first quarter GDP...

    29. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      UK GDP growth slows ahead of Brexit vote

      Britain’s economy has slowed down ahead of the EU referendum in June, growing by 0.4 per cent in the first three months...

    30. Fast FT

      April 21, 2016

      UK government overshoots borrowing forecasts by £1.8bn

      UK public sector borrowing has shot past forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility, to the tune of £1.8bn....

    31. April 18, 2016

      Treasury concludes UK would be worse off under Brexit

      The idea of Britain negotiating a deal to have full access to the European single market while not being a member of...

    32. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      UK clocks worst February goods trade deficit ever

      The UK’s trade in goods deficit clocked in at £11.96bn in February, significantly worse than economists had expected...

    33. Fast FT

      April 5, 2016

      UK services suffer weakest quarter of growth since 2013 - Markit

      Growth in the UK economy is expected to cool to around 0.4 per cent in the first quarter after a closely-watched...

    34. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      UK construction activity remains at 10-month low - Markit

      The pace of growth in the UK construction industry remained at a 10-month low in March, adding to a picture of...

    35. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      UK manufacturing sector 'in the doldrums' - Markit

      This is unlikely to alleviate fears that uncertainty caused by the Brexit referendum is harming economic activity....

    36. March 31, 2016

      Current account deficit hits postwar high

      Britain’s current account deficit has hit a new postwar high, underlining the country’s reliance on foreign capital. In...

    37. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Higher growth, wider deficit: reactions to today's UK data

      Do you want the good news, or the bad news? If you missed it, UK GDP was revised upwards earlier, taking the fourth...

    38. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Sterling bounces after UK growth revision

      Sterling has jumped sharply against the dollar after UK fourth quarter growth was revised up. The pound has jumped 0.5...

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