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05OCT 2018

Brexit: 23 answers to investors’ questions

There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.

2018

MARCH

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

2017

DECEMBER

12DEC 2017

Economics

UK inflation breaches the BoE's upper target

Higher food and energy prices put further pressure on households ahead of festive period.

06DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global bonds

Will 2018 be another year in bond nirvana or are the storm clouds set to upset bondholder stupor?

01DEC 2017

Economics

Outlook 2018: Global economy

In the first part of our series of articles assessing the outlook for next year, Keith Wade discusses whether the Goldilocks combination of strong growth and low inflation can continue in 2018.

NOVEMBER

14NOV 2017

Economics

UK inflation fails to rise but remains elevated

We may be close to the peak in inflation as the impact of sterling weakness should now start to fade.

02NOV 2017

Economics

Bank of England raises interest rates but are there more hikes to come?

Despite a sluggish economy, the central bank is worried about rising inflation pressures.

OCTOBER

25OCT 2017

Economics

UK GDP growth remains sluggish but rates are poised to rise

The Bank of England is unlikely to back away from raising interest rates in November despite ongoing weakness in growth and productivity.