Central banks were always political – so their ‘independence’ doesn’t mean much | Larry Elliott

The separation of monetary and fiscal policy serves the neoliberal status quo. It won’t survive the next crashIndependent central banks were once all the rage. Taking decisions over interest rates and handing them to technocrats was seen as a sensible …

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End to Brexit chaos cannot come too soon for factories | Larry Elliott

The US-China trade war is also having an impact on manufacturing worldwideThe shockingly bad snapshot of industry from IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply puts Britain on recession alert. It doesn’t mean that a recession wi…

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End to Brexit chaos cannot come too soon for factories | Larry Elliott

The US-China trade war is also having an impact on manufacturing worldwideThe shockingly bad snapshot of industry from IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply puts Britain on recession alert. It doesn’t mean that a recession wi…

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End to Brexit chaos cannot come too soon for factories | Larry Elliott

The US-China trade war is also having an impact on manufacturing worldwideThe shockingly bad snapshot of industry from IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply puts Britain on recession alert. It doesn’t mean that a recession wi…

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End to Brexit chaos cannot come too soon for factories | Larry Elliott

The US-China trade war is also having an impact on manufacturing worldwideThe shockingly bad snapshot of industry from IHS Markit and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply puts Britain on recession alert. It doesn’t mean that a recession wi…

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Markets edgy as Fed’s Jerome Powell makes key speech – business live

Rolling coverage of economics, business and markets as the Federal Reserve chair speaks at Jackson HoleBREAKING: China unveils tariffs on US goods worth $75bnRBS and Santander rapped over PPI failuresInvestors in Kevin McCloud’s projects told they face…

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