Posts Tagged ‘UK economy’

Harry Potter and the BoE’s productivity policymaker

LONDON • Britain’s famous boy wizard may have the magic to revive the UK economy, according to the Bank of England’s (BoE) newest policymaker Jonathan ...

UK growth rebounds, consumer spending jumps

LONDON • The UK economy is bouncing back from a near standstill in the first quarter (1Q) and a summer boost to consumer spending is supporting the pickup. ...

UK growth seen dimming for next 2 years

by BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The UK economy isn’t going to pick up for at least the next two years as consumers struggle to lift spending. Respondents to ...

UK inflation holds at 3% as cheaper fuel offsets food prices

by BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK inflation held at a 5-year high in October, as cheaper auto fuel offset the rising cost of food. Consumer prices rose 3% from ...

UK sees RM3.5t gain to economy on AI by 2035

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Artificial intelligence (AI) could add £630 billion (RM3.54 trillion) to the UK economy by 2035, a government-commissioned report ...

UK shows ‘mixed picture’ as output rises, trade deficit widens

by BLOOMBERG
London • A picture of an economy struggling to gain momentum emerged in UK figures published yesterday. Industrial production rose 0.2% in ...
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UBS: UK economy may be even weaker than it looks

LONDON • The UK economy may be even in worse shape than it looks.
That’s the message from UBS AG, which says it’s headed for near-stagnation. ...
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Britain’s summer sun left industry in the dark

LONDON • The UK economy ended the second-quarter (2Q) on a disappointing note as manufacturing stagnated and the trade deficit unexpectedly widened.
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