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    1. July 22, 2016

      Brazil keen to open trade talks with UK

      Brazil will push for immediate trade talks with the UK under the auspices of South America’s trading bloc, Mercosur,...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Financial watchdog calls for access to EU single market

      Andrew Bailey, the new head of the Financial Conduct Authority, has said access to the EU’s single market is essential...

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      July 19, 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....

    2. July 18, 2016

      Washington not yet ready to shut door on trade deals

      The parallels with the anti-establishment movement Donald Trump is leading into this week’s GOP convention in Cleveland...

    3. July 17, 2016

      Cabinet aims to have trade deals in place before Brexit

      Theresa May’s new government in setting in motion a number of informal trade talks with countries including Australia...

    4. 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,...

    5. July 17, 2016

      Leaders must make the case for globalisation

      An ugly EU referendum campaign has led to an even uglier aftermath. Historians will see the largest popular revolt...

    6. July 15, 2016

      Britain ponders its role in the world beyond Europe

      Ever since the UK voted to leave the EU, the subject of Britain’s place in a globalised economy has been elevated from...

    7. July 13, 2016

      UK car factories face uncertain future after Brexit

      Walking the length of Nissan’s car plant in Sunderland takes substantially longer than it did a year ago. A £250m...

    8. July 13, 2016

      Companies pin hopes on domestic spending

      Nearly half of all companies worldwide expect their sales to rise in the next 12 months — but they are relying on...

    9. July 12, 2016

      International investors will conclude the pound is cheap

      When Britain left the gold standard in September 1931, sterling fell 30 per cent before finding a floor in December of...

    10. July 12, 2016

      Brexit and the WTO option: Key questions about a looming challenge

      As the UK and the rest of the world adjust to last month’s historic vote to leave the EU, a big issue remains far from...

    11. 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...

    12. July 12, 2016

      Osborne seeks to reassure Wall Street over Brexit concerns

      George Osborne, UK chancellor, told Wall Street investors on Monday that Britain will not retreat into a “Little...

    13. July 10, 2016

      An EEA-minus deal for the UK is wishful thinking

      Over the past three decades I have observed British negotiating tactics in Europe fail and succeed. One of the biggest...

    14. July 8, 2016

      EU will not help UK out of ‘black hole’, Belgian premier warns

      Britain’s vote to leave the EU has opened a political “black hole” in Westminster and Europe’s leaders will not bend to...

    15. July 7, 2016

      A British model for a post-referendum European future

      After the referendum, the reckoning. When Britain voted to leave the EU it said nothing about what sort of future...

    16. July 7, 2016

      Why leaving will make almost everybody unhappy

      The people have spoken. But what did they say? Yes, we do know that in an advisory referendum held on June 23, a small...

    17. July 7, 2016

      Transatlantic trade treaties are no quick fix for Brexit

      A couple of months ago, Barack Obama jumped into the EU referendum debate by suggesting that the UK would be at the...

    18. July 6, 2016

      Indian business welcomes UK trade deal

      A bilateral trade agreement between the UK and India would be a deal “made in heaven” and would pave the way for...

    19. July 5, 2016

      Britain turns to private sector for complex Brexit talks

      Britain is turning to the private sector to prepare for Brexit, seeking to second consultants to boost a civil service...

    20. July 1, 2016

      UK’s Stoke potteries fight off threat from Brexit

      It does not get much more English than supplying plates and teapots to roadside café chain Little Chef. But Steelite...

    21. 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...

    22. June 29, 2016

      Cameron pins Brexit on EU failure to grant UK brake on migration

      David Cameron bade an emotional farewell to the EU on Tuesday night, saying Britain would not “turn its back on Europe”...

    23. June 28, 2016

      What a Prime Minister Boris Johnson should do next

      On May 22, one Boris Johnson gave his forecast for the UK’s post-referendum future: “Given the choice between taking...

    24. 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...

    25. June 27, 2016

      British trade can flourish without the shackles of Brussels

      The immediate reaction of financial markets to Britain’s decision to leave the EU has been telling. Sterling has fallen...

    26. June 27, 2016

      We now need a proper roadmap to quell corrosive uncertainty

      The electorate has made its choice. Financial markets have taken fright. British families and businesses are wondering...

    27. 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...

    28. June 24, 2016

      EU’s Article 50 could become first Brexit stand-off

      There is one formal route out of the EU: Article 50 of the Lisbon treaty. This so-called exit clause is highly...

    29. June 13, 2016

      Osborne hails success of Northern Powerhouse

      George Osborne lauded the investment success of his Northern Powerhouse project as he opened an international showcase...

    30. June 9, 2016

      Northern Ireland cannot afford a British EU exit

      Britain’s EU referendum campaign is dominated by arguments over the economy and migration. But the outcome will also...

    31. June 9, 2016

      Brexiters’ idea of unilateral free trade is a dangerous fantasy

      Has the Brexit campaign put forward a proposal that delivers both more self-determination and greater prosperity than...

    32. June 9, 2016

      UK exports increase at fastest rate since 2010

      UK companies struggling to sell abroad received a rare piece of good news on Thursday as new data showed April exports...

    33. June 7, 2016

      Economic and trade uncertainty is the biggest Brexit threat

      In recent weeks, I have spoken to many of HSBC’s mid-market UK clients about the upcoming EU referendum. The responses...

    34. June 5, 2016

      UK ports look beyond fading coal imports

      Ports from south-west England to central Scotland have been taken aback by the speed at which demand has evaporated for...

    35. June 1, 2016

      Brace for the aftershocks of Brexit

      The Treasury’s analysis of the impact of Britain leaving the EU has won many more plaudits than brickbats from the UK’s...

    36. May 31, 2016

      Britain lacks the skills to go solo on trade deals

      The Brexit camp claims breezily that a Britain “unshackled” from Brussels will have no trouble maintaining access to...

    37. May 26, 2016

      EU warns China to expect new steel tariffs

      The EU has warned China that it faces new anti-dumping tariffs on steel, amid growing pressure for the west to block...

    38. May 25, 2016

      WTO warns on tortuous Brexit trade talks

      Britain would face tortuous negotiations to fix the terms of its membership of the World Trade Organisation if it votes...

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