Economics

UK inflation rises to 1.6%

UK inflation rises to 1.6% Brexit Theresa May sterling consumers recession

The UK's inflation rate increased to 1.6% in December 2016 - the highest rate seen for two and a half years, according to figures published today. Adam Williams reports.

You won't believe how much Trump has made US investors

You won't believe how much Trump has made US investors

A month since his US election victory, and six weeks before he takes office, Lee Wild has discovered the shocking profits Donald Trump has already made investors.

Autumn Statement 2016: One pension tweak you may have missed

Autumn Statement 2016: one pension tweak you may have missed

Philip Hammond's Autumn Statement didn't tinker much with pensions, but a change to one obscure rule could hit working pensioners hard. Faith Glasgow explains.

Autumn Statement 2016: Winners and losers revealed

Autumn Statement 2016: winners and losers revealed

Kyle Caldwell runs through the beneficiaries of changes in today's Budget, and those who'll end up on the sharp end of the chancellor's policies.

What the stockmarket thought of Hammond's budget

What the stockmarket thought of Hammond's budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond promised to balance the books and boost the economy, but how did his maiden Autumn Statement go down in the Square Mile? Lee Wild reports.

Autumn Statement 2016: Ban on letting agents' fees

Autumn Statement 2016: Ban on letting agents' fees

The chancellor has announced a ban on letting agents charging tenants fees, a move welcomed by many, but there's already a backlash from agents, reports Hannah Nemeth.

Last-minute Autumn Budget predictions

Last-minute Autumn Budget predictions

With the clock winding down to Philip Hammond's maiden budget as chancellor, Lee Wild has a few more ideas about what to expect at 12.30pm.

How Hammond could help housebuilders

How Hammond could help housebuilders autumn statement UK Brexit homes

They've struggled to recover from the post-EU referendum rout, but the chancellor may have something in his red briefcase for housebuilders tomorrow, reports Harriet Mann.

UBS predicts global economic outcome for 2017

UBS predicts global economic outcome for 2017 forecast GDP US Trump China

Global growth should increase in 2017 for the first time since the financial crisis, but the market is not prepared for significant upside and downside risks. Lee Wild reports.

Why Trump is great for FTSE 100

Why Trump is great for FTSE 100 london stocks equities US election president

Crazy policies mark Trump as a loose cannon, but some of his more workable ideas have triggered a rush into certain shares. Lee Wild explains.

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