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  • Jobs Divide - Economics Weekly

    • UK
    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    20 March 2017
    Someone conducting a job search Records are being set by the UK labour market, but the differences between regions remain strong.
  • Spring is in the air - Economics Weekly

    • Mortgages
    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    13 March 2017
    cherry tree Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first and last Spring Budget was a modest affair and a perfect advert for holding just one fiscal event each year.
  • Hello Spring, Cheerio Spring Budget

    • Economic Analysis
    8 March 2017
    Our Economists recap the key points from the Spring Budget 2017.
  • America first - Economics Weekly

    • The Americas
    • Economic Analysis
    6 March 2017
    Federal reserves Markets are betting the US Fed will raise rates next week but strong jobs and confidence data are somewhat at odds with growth that is far from spectacular.
  • Everything must go - Economics Weekly

    • Investment
    • Economic Analysis
    28 February 2017
    Growth at the end of 2016 had the feel of a seasonal sale. Let’s hope the consumer avoids feeling buyers’ remorse.
  • Hard earned - Economics Weekly

    • Investment
    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    20 February 2017
    commuters We’re breaking records for the number of people in work, yet more productive jobs are what we really need.
  • Aim high - Economics Weekly

    • Global markets
    • Interest rates
    • Economic Analysis
    13 February 2017
    blue sky President Trump has promised to unveil a spectacular reform of the US tax system in the next few weeks to boost the economy. Meanwhile the labour market has been producing spectacular results itself.