Posts Tagged ‘uk economy’

The UK economy needs Chinese investment – so why are some people so cautious?

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

By: Dr. Johnny Hon, Chairman and Founder of The Global Group.

The Chinese purchase of UK-based chip manufacturer Imagination Technologies has created widespread confusion about what this means for the future of UK industry. (more…)

Mark Carney comments increase expectations of near-term Bank of England rate hike

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Speech by Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney may increase expectation that the BoE is preparing the ground for a near-term interest rate hike, with a move as soon as November very much in play. (more…)

As the UK economy slows, is it time to fall in love with the FTSE 100 again?

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Over the years, the FTSE 100 has become increasingly unloved. It’s now rarely used as a benchmark for funds and, for the last two decades, has been largely outperformed by the FTSE 250. (more…)

Non-Dom Taxpayers Directly Contribute £9.3bn in Tax Receipts

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Number of non-doms in UK up to 121,300 in 2014/15 from 119,800 in 2013/14

The release of HMRC’s Non-Domiciled Taxpayer Statistics for the UK earlier today (more…)

Demand Remains Robust for UK Manufacturers Says the CBI

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Manufacturing firms reported that order books were robust in August, while expectations for selling prices ticked up, according to the CBI’s latest monthly Industrial Trends Survey. (more…)

Countrywide Forecasts House Price Growth Slowdown

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Countrywide Housing Market Forecasts

Price growth to slow to 1.5% in 2017, but increase to 2% in 2018 (more…)

UK Consumer Confidence decreases a further two points in July 2017 – back to post Brexit low of July 2016

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Expectations for the UK economy over next 12 months drop five points as consumer confidence draws back (more…)

UK Economy Stuck in Low Gear

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

UK’s growth struggles continued in Q2 and the second half of 2017 looks likely to remain very hard work for the UK economy, resulting in ongoing limited growth. (more…)

IMF downgrades UK growth – are more downgrades to follow?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

Michael Baxter, economics commentator for The Share Centre reflects on the International Monetary Fund’s growth predictions for 2017: (more…)

CPI inflation Takes a Surprise Dip

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

The latest inflation figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), shows that annual CPI inflation in June 2017 fell to 2.6 percent from 2.9 percent in May. (more…)

HNWs and Londoners confident new-look Government will make them RICHER

Friday, July 7th, 2017

HNWs and Londoners are confident that the new-look Government will make them RICHER, with two thirds of the UK’s wealthiest believing the Conservative-DUP partnership will strengthen the economy (more…)

Study predicts over 1.2 million people in England and Wales will be living with dementia by 2040

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

New cases falling, but overall burden will rise mainly due to people living longer (more…)

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