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Brexit is the ghost at Hammond’s feast

by Stewart Fleming | 22.11.2016

Rising inflation, slowing growth, falling real wages and an "eye-wateringly large" debt are a political as well as economic problem.

6 pieces of economic news this week

by Charlie Mitchell | 18.11.2016

As Hammond prepares for his maiden Autumn Statement there were snippets of good news for the economy, but a £100bn budget black hole looms.

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May’s support for openness is welcome

by Bill Emmott | 14.11.2016

After recent assertions that we can do deals with isolationist Donald Trump, PM’s speech tonight at Lord Mayor’s banquet is to be applauded.

5 snippets of economic news this week

by Charlie Mitchell | 11.11.2016

As Trump shocked the world to win the US presidential election, sterling’s bounce was the silver lining in a tough week for the UK economy.