Economics

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Don’t be fooled – the UK economy is not having a rerun of the 1970s | Larry Elliott
A Brexit and Covid-induced pay boom won’t last long while employers hold all the the cards

Larry Elliott

25, Jul, 2021 @10:20 AM

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Labour must say it out loud: Brexit needs to be reversed
In Northern Ireland, the Leavers’ folly is now manifest. How can the opposition stay silent about the root cause of the crisis?

William Keegan

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK business activity at four-month low due to staff shortages amid ‘pingdemic’ – as it happened
US private sector growth also slows despite manufacturing hitting record high, while eurozone activity surges to 21-year high and UK retail sales grow

Julia Kollewe

23, Jul, 2021 @2:09 PM

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UK recovery slows amid weakening consumer demand and staff shortages
Snapshot of the economy in 10-day period to 21 July prompts concerns that recovery is stalling

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Jul, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Workers in south-west England hardest hit by Universal Credit cut
TUC says high proportion of people who will be affected by planned £20-a-week benefit cut are in work

Phillip Inman

22, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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ECB leaves rates at record lows in 2% inflation push; US jobless claims rise – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

22, Jul, 2021 @4:13 PM

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Number of UK factory workers rising at fastest rate for almost 50 years
CBI says figures show post-lockdown jobs, investment, output, costs and prices all rising rapidly

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Jul, 2021 @1:02 PM

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FTSE 100 best day in five months; UK debt costs rise; house sales surge – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

21, Jul, 2021 @3:53 PM

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UK borrowing falls as debt interest payments jump to £8.7bn
As economy reopened, government’s budget deficit reached £22.8bn in June, says ONS

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

21, Jul, 2021 @7:33 AM

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UK public services face cuts of up to £17bn, says IFS
Government on track to spend billions less than planned before pandemic, warns thinktank

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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FTSE 100 in £44bn tumble, Dow’s worst day since October, as Covid fears hit markets – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as global selloff wipes £44bn off London’s blue-chip index

Graeme Wearden

19, Jul, 2021 @9:07 PM

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Bank of England expert: tight policy not the right policy on inflation
Monetary policy committee member warns against choking off UK economy to combat inflation

Larry Elliott and Phillip Inman

19, Jul, 2021 @1:33 PM

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