Inflation falls to three-year low on back of high street discounting

CPI at 1.3% in December, putting pressure on Bank of England to cut interest ratesUK inflation has dropped to its lowest level for more than three years, fuelled by struggling retailers offering a wider range of discounts in December.Raising pressure o…

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How has Brexit vote affected UK economy? December verdict

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How has Brexit vote affected UK economy? December verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and trade Continue reading…

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Shadow of Brexit still looms over economy. Experts debate the data

Two former members of Bank of England’s rate-setting committee on Britain’s economic prospectsSenior adviser to Cambridge Econometrics and member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee from 2006-11 Continue reading…

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Shadow of Brexit still looms over economy. Experts debate the data

Two former members of Bank of England’s rate-setting committee on Britain’s economic prospectsSenior adviser to Cambridge Econometrics and member of the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee from 2006-11 Continue reading…

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UK inflation stays low despite rising cost of chocolate and holidays

Three-year low of 1.5% comes amid speculation that interest rates will be cut soonUK inflation remained at the lowest level in three years in November despite rising prices for a variety of goods including chocolate, concert tickets and package holiday…

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How has Brexit vote affected UK economy? November verdict

Each month we look at key indicators to see what effect the Brexit process has had on growth, prosperity and tradeAre economic doldrums likely to continue? Experts debate the dataBrexit uncertainty makes impact on October pay growth Continue reading…

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UK inflation at three-year low of 1.5% as energy prices fall

Heavy discounting at furniture stores also helps pull down rate from recent peak of 3.1% in 2017Inflation fell to 1.5% in October, its lowest level in three years, pushed down by heavy discounting at furniture stores and a decline in the price of energ…

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