International Monetary Fund (IMF)

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Slowing economic growth and a FTSE record high can coexist – here’s how
The blue-chip Footsie has closed at an all-time high while the UK’s economy is set to shrink

Nils Pratley

03, Feb, 2023 @5:53 PM

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Weaker economy, higher inflation: Bank of England’s dilemma
Differing experts have urged the Monetary Policy Committee to both cut interest rates and to raise them

Larry Elliott Economics editor

02, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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The Guardian view on economics in the media: poorly communicated, poorly understood | Editorial
Editorial: Economics affects us all, yet is too often treated as an abstract field fenced in by impenetrable rules

Editorial

01, Feb, 2023 @6:43 PM

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Truss and Brexit have sunk Britain’s economy – and the right is in deep denial about both | Martin Kettle
The global economy is hardly booming, but the UK is at the bottom of the pile of developed nations for two clear reasons, says Guardian columnist Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle

01, Feb, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Why is the UK economy doing worse than the rest of the G7?
Factors behind IMF’s latest forecast which shows UK will be only large economy to contract this year

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @4:07 PM

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Britain to be worst-performing major economy this year, warns IMF; UK mortgage approvals tumble and company insolvencies surge – as it happened
Britain is the only G7 economy forecast to shrink in 2023, the IMF says, as higher energy prices, rising mortgage costs and increased taxes hit growth.

Graeme Wearden

31, Jan, 2023 @3:58 PM

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UK held back by staff shortages, Brexit and mortgage costs, says top economist
Paul Johnson responds to IMF warning that UK will be weakest major G7 economy this year

Larry Elliott Economics editor

31, Jan, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Britain the only G7 economy forecast to shrink in 2023
IMF says UK economy is likely to contract 0.6% as rising interest rates and higher taxes take toll

Larry Elliott Economics editor

31, Jan, 2023 @1:30 AM

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Davos day 4: IMF’s Georgieva says economic outlook ‘less bad’ than feared; Russia heading for ‘incredible poverty’ – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the final day of the World Economic Forum

Graeme Wearden in Davos

20, Jan, 2023 @1:40 PM

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IMF chief says global economic outlook ‘less bad’ than feared
Kristalina Georgieva hints growth forecast could be upgraded thanks to retreating inflation, but warns against overoptimism

Larry Elliott in Davos

20, Jan, 2023 @12:44 PM

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World Bank walking tightrope as it mulls increased lending to poorest
Campaigners say bank should rush to rescue countries facing recession – but can it do so without resulting in mass debt write-offs?

Phillip Inman

10, Jan, 2023 @6:19 PM

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Global economic forecast for 2023? A stormy start followed by a ray of hope
Wall Street predicts turbulent first six months but growing optimism at ebbing inflation, slowing pace of rate hikes and China’s reopening

Graeme Wearden

02, Jan, 2023 @3:44 PM

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