United Kingdom economy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on United Kingdom economy


Johnson says Brexit a 'massive economic opportunity'

Jul 27, 2019 - 8:01 PM

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promises to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up free ports to boost the economy

BREXIT. In this file photo, activists wave EU flags near the Houses of Parliament in central London on April 10, 2019. File photo by Tolga Akmen/AFP

UK slashes 2019 economic growth forecast – budget

Mar 13, 2019 - 10:31 PM

The UK economy is forecast to grow by 1.2% in 2019, sharply down on the government's prediction of 1.6% in October 2018

UK ECONOMY British Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London, November 23, 2016. File photo by Ben Stanstall/AFP

Infrastructure key to Britain's first post-Brexit budget – gov't

Nov 20, 2016 - 10:29 AM

UPDATED New British finance minister Philip Hammond says the government is committed to tackling the country s eye watering deficit

Canary Wharf, the London financial district, and the river Thames is seen in London on June 24, 2016. Leon Neal/AFP

Austerity plans under fire as UK election nears

Apr 24, 2015 - 12:36 AM

Economists say the data gave a boost to Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron – whose election campaign has been based on his handling of the economy

IMF says Scotland 'yes' vote would create uncertainty

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:04 PM

The main immediate effect is likely to be uncertainty over the transition to a potentially new and different monetary financial and fiscal framework in Scotland IMF spokesman Bill Murray says

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