... and the four other things to look out for in economic news this week
There are at least six things the Government, when we have new leadership in place, should do to support the economy.
The question in the back of the minds of many of us is to ask how fragile the present economic system might be
The issue is really whether this slowdown will be serious enough to dip the economy below the waterline for two quarters, or whether it will remain just above it
The EU will have a very difficult decade ahead. Though the UK will remain on the fringe of Europe, it’s sensible to make the safer choice now
Long before the polls have closed on Thursday, we will start to see movements on the foreign exchanges
The markets worry when European political leaders make dire warnings about Brexit, not because they believe these warnings, but because they feel this shows the leaders are frightened by change
A simple look at the maths - and political logic - shows how a budget of the kind he's threatened really wouldn't make any sense
The opinion polls feed the markets. What is interesting about this, however, is whether the markets will also start to feed the polls. In other words, if the pound weakens further, will this bring more support to the Remain camp?
The problems the eurozone has imposed on itself are widely accepted. Germany apart, the entire region has made a poor recovery from the disruption of the financial crash
Jobs have become a core Brexit issue. Would leaving the EU be good or bad for job creation? Why are migrants taking so many of the new jobs being created in the UK, and what are the implications for the freedom of movement for labour? What about the quality of jobs, and the implications for productivity? And so on.
If US rates rise, the country that will be most affected – aside from the US itself – is the UK. Here's why
Here are the five things to look for this week to check the health of the economy
When it floats on the stock market, oil company Saudi Aramco could be worth five times that of Apple. Hamish McRae explores what this could mean for the the Middle East, the energy industry and the globe
By and large, European countries are at the top and African ones at the bottom. But within Europe, Italy is down at 61, just below Ghana
Slower growth, whatever the cause, is bad news for George Osborne. It puts in question his boast that Britain is the fastest-growing large economy. It isn’t anymore