Economics

Brexit vote fallout to slash UK investors' returns

Brexit vote fallout to slash UK investors' returns

Ongoing volatility from June's Brexit vote will almost-halve annual returns for UK investors this year, according to a new survey of financial advisers. David Brenchley reports.

UK in a 'temporary sweet spot'

UK in a 'temporary sweet spot' Hard Brexit negotiations trade economy growth

A heady mix of coordinated stimulus and a weak pound is bullish for UK equities in the fourth quarter, writes Harriet Mann. Here's why.

Chance of UK recession at 50%

Chance of UK recession at 50% Brexit EU negative GDP growth

There is a 50/50 chance of the UK going into recession next year, a new report from the NIESR think tank says. Marina Gerner reports.

Fund outflows continue despite Brexit bounce

Fund outflows continue despite Brexit bounce

Latest figures show investors continued to pull money out of funds in July, though volumes slowed from June. Faith Glasgow explains where the money's moving.

The state of the post-Brexit UK economy

The state of the post-Brexit UK economy inflation employment retail sales data

With retail sales up, employment at a record high and inflation low, one might think Brexit barely knocked the UK - but we can't see its full effects yet, explains Marina Gerner.

Will interest rates stay low forever?

interest rates lower forever decades 0.1% rate cuts Bank of England

Last week's post-Brexit monetary stimulus package has experts wondering if, or when, rates will ever go back up, reports Kyle Caldwell.

Bank of England halves interest rates

Bank of England halves interest rates monetary policy Carney Brexit recession

In a widely-expected move to head off threats of a recession, the Bank of England has cut rates to 0.25% and announced a third round of QE, reports Kyle Caldwell.

Weak pound to deliver Brexit dividend windfall

weak pound vs dollar vs euro benefit investors dividend windfall USD cable

Sterling's Brexit nosedive is stoking fears for UK Plc's prospects, but some income investors will be quids in this year. Kyle Caldwell explains.

Interest rates will not rise until summer of 2020

Interest rates will not rise until summer of 2020

Interest rate hike expectations have been pushed back following last month's Brexit vote.

Carney delivers rate shock

Mark Carney Bank of England rate MPC decision interest rates stay 0.5 no QE

Hotly tipped to cut rates and maybe even launch more QE, the Bank of England governor has made his decision. Smart move, reckons Lee Wild.

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