Comment Economy isn’t as robust as Brexiters think by George Magnus | 20.01.2017 Remainers got their short-term economic forecasts wrong, and have had to learn humility. Soon it will be the turn of Leavers. Comment Single market legal challenge puts spanner in May’s Brexit by Hugo Dixon | 28.11.2016 If it’s true that leaving EU doesn’t mean we quit EEA too, PM may struggle to take us out of single market and even conceivably out of EU. Six developments for the Brexit economy this week by Charlie Mitchell | 25.11.2016 Hammond’s downbeat Autumn Statement gave a first glimpse of Brexit’s economic impact, but pro-Brexit and Remain MPs fight over forecasts. Comment Brexit to raise government borrowing by £226m/week by Michael Prest | 23.11.2016 Boris Johnson et al falsely promised we’d get £350m/week from quitting EU. First official figures since referendum show borrowing rising. Comment 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. Comment Theresa May will struggle to avoid Brexit cliff-edge by Hugo Dixon | 22.11.2016 PM implies she wants to avoid economy falling off cliff. But Downing St refuses to say she wants interim deal. No wonder. It’ll be hard. 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. Comment 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. Comment Brexit is regulation nightmare for the City by Stewart Fleming | 10.11.2016 Doing business freely in the EU is critical for UK finance. But the rules are likely to be much less favourable if we leave the EU. Post-Brexit UK set for £15bn deficit by Charlie Mitchell | 08.11.2016 Think tank report gives teeth to Remainers’ economic fears. But forecast could still be generous. Comment Britain’s economic future will be decided at home by Alan Wheatley | 07.11.2016 Retaining access to the EU single market is critical for our future prosperity. But getting domestic policies right is even more important.