No-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession, says OBR

Office for Budget Responsibility believes economy would shrink by 2% by end of 2020A no-deal Brexit would plunge Britain into a recession that would shrink the economy by 2%, push unemployment above 5% and send house prices tumbling by around 10%, acco…

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Pound could fall to parity with dollar on hard Brexit concerns

Fear of ‘hardline’ Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt could push sterling down to mid-80s levels, says Morgan StanleyThe pound’s fall to a two-year low against the dollar could be the start of a no-deal Brexit inspired wave of selling that would push sterli…

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London house prices fall at fastest rate in 10 years

It is the biggest plunge since the 7.0% annual drop recorded in August 2009, says ONSHouse prices in London have fallen at their fastest pace since the financial crash a decade ago as the capital bears the brunt of the nationwide torpor in the property…

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Business has good reason to fear Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans | William Keegan

The favourite for Downing Street has aggravated the uncertainty that is undermining confidence and hitting sterlingWimbledon fortnight brings back happy memories of growing up in that pleasant suburb. But the recent news that the leading pretender to t…

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