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How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeBrexit uncertainty pushes UK to bring of recessionAn expert looks at the data Related:
How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

How has Brexit vote affected the UK economy? September verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeBrexit uncertainty pushes UK to bring of recessionAn expert looks at the data Related:
Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold amid Brexit uncertainty - business live

Bank of England leaves interest rates on hold amid Brexit uncertainty - business live

UK central bank votes to keep interest rates at 0.75%, and warns that Brexit is making economic data volatileLatest: Bank leaves rates on holdOECD cuts 2019 and 2020 growth forecastsLast night,
Bank of England warns Brexit delay would hurt growth, after leaving rates on hold - as it happened

Bank of England warns Brexit delay would hurt growth, after leaving rates on hold - as it happened

UK central bank votes to keep interest rates at 0.75%, and warns that Brexit is making economic data volatileLatest: Bank leaves rates on hold......and warns against ‘entrenched
Travelex ATM’s phantom payout was out of order

Travelex ATM’s phantom payout was out of order

I got a receipt from the machine but no money … and no actionI used a Travelex cash machine to withdraw €100 at Heathrow Terminal 4 at the beginning of July. It returned my debit card, but issued no
ECB has put Europe on a collision course with Donald Trump

ECB has put Europe on a collision course with Donald Trump

Plan to cut interest rates and continue QE is an exchange-rate policy in all but nameOn 12 September, the European Central Bank decided to launch yet another asset-purchase programme, with plans to
ECB has put Europe on a collision course with Donald Trump

ECB has put Europe on a collision course with Donald Trump

Plan to cut interest rates and continue QE is an exchange-rate policy in all but nameOn 12 September, the European Central Bank decided to launch yet another asset-purchase programme, with plans to
Argentina's economic crisis is the result of avoidable mistakes

Argentina's economic crisis is the result of avoidable mistakes

The IMF and others must play a part in preventing another debt defaultInvestors and economic observers have begun to ask the same question that I posed in an article published 18 years ago: “Who lost
Argentina's economic crisis is the result of avoidable mistakes

Argentina's economic crisis is the result of avoidable mistakes

The IMF and others must play a part in preventing another debt defaultInvestors and economic observers have begun to ask the same question that I posed in an article published 18 years ago: “Who lost
US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid trade tensions – as it happened

US economy adds fewer jobs than expected amid trade tensions – as it happened

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as non-farm payrolls data show 130,000 new jobs Riskier assets gain after trade war and US data give positive signal German industrial production
Investors show optimism on trade ahead of US jobs report – business live

Investors show optimism on trade ahead of US jobs report – business live

Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as markets await non-farm payrolls data Riskier assets gain after trade war and US data give positive signal US non-farm payrolls in focus at
Australian GDP lowest for decade, Hong Kong stocks jump on bill hopes – as it happened

Australian GDP lowest for decade, Hong Kong stocks jump on bill hopes – as it happened

Australian data shows the economy growing at its slowest rate since 2009, but the treasurer says Australia is ‘resilient’ 7.40am BST Markets are closing all over Asia Pacific so it’s time for me to
Pound recovers from $1.20 tumble as government loses majority - as it happened

Pound recovers from $1.20 tumble as government loses majority - as it happened

Sterling has hit its lowest point since October 2016 flash crash, amid fears of a no-deal Brexit next monthLatest: Pound recovers as government loses majorityNewsflash: UK construction hit by Brexit
RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – as it happened

RBA interest rate decision: Reserve Bank keeps Australian cash rate on hold – as it happened

Sales fall 0.1% in July, pointing to weaker GDP numbers. This blog has now closed 8.15am BST It’s been a strange day on the markets with very little movement. But the ASX200 has closed the day down 6
Pound falls on back of general election speculation

Pound falls on back of general election speculation

Sterling tumbles by almost a cent against the US dollar and falls by about 0.7% on the euroThe pound fell to the lowest level in three weeks amid mounting speculation that a general election is
Brexit will blind Britain to global initiatives for recovery | Phillip Inman

Brexit will blind Britain to global initiatives for recovery | Phillip Inman

As countries turn inwards, ideas such as a cryptocurrency to reduce global dependence on the dollar are being lostUnless Britain leaves the European Union’s single market and customs union, the Brexit

Libra: The Known Unknowns and Unknown Unknowns

The article assesses the information as yet made available about Libra, including the implications for its exchangeability, scalability, privacy, and security. It is clear the design of the currency
Pound slides after Johnson reveals plan to suspend parliament

Pound slides after Johnson reveals plan to suspend parliament

Business leaders voice alarm over economic impact, as sterling falls to six-day lowThe pound has fallen sharply after Boris Johnson announced plans to suspend parliament for five weeks before the
China's yuan hits 11-year low as trade tensions grip markets

China's yuan hits 11-year low as trade tensions grip markets

Investors seek safe havens such as US treasuries and gold as US-China standoff continuesThe yuan has fallen to its lowest level in 11 years as the US-China trade war continued to grip markets.The
We must not switch off from the grim truth about Brexit | William Keegan

We must not switch off from the grim truth about Brexit | William Keegan

The health of the nation depends on not acquiescing in the folly of no deal, however tempting it may be to retreatI have a message for the many people I encounter who have given up reading anything