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Evening market comment: Stocks cautiously higher ahead of midterm elections in...

Stocks cautiously higher ahead of midterm elections in US A mix of FTSE stocks is trading higher late Monday with no clear pattern forming other...

Does the UK Need a State Investment Bank for Innovation-Led Growth?

New policy brief by the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose sets out the role state investment banks can play—if structured appropriately—in fostering growth...

EU: Protectionism Could Affect G20 Economic Growth, Must Be Avoided

On Monday, on the sidelines of a meeting of world financial leaders in Argentina that talked about trade, Pierre Moscovici, European Economics Commissioner, said...

Growth in the Eurozone Strongest in 10 Years in 2017

In 2017, the economy of the Eurozone improved at the fastest rate in ten years, with growth in the final quarter of the year proving...

IPPR Think Tank Warns: Robots Could Lead to Greater Wage Inequality,...

By Steve Jurvetson from Menlo Park, USA via Wikimedia Commons According to new research, the rise of robots will bring with it greater inequality instead...

Hammond plans UK tour to rally industry before Budget

Philip Hammond is organising a whistle-stop tour of the United Kingdom before the first autumn Budget to ensure government policy does not concentrate only...

Sluggish economy to hit house price growth this year

The sluggish economy will serve as a brake on house price growth as inflation tears household earnings this year, the UK’s largest estate agent...

British businesses brace for darker days as shoppers run out of...

Businesses and investors are ready for a business slowdown as shoppers run out of “borrowed time and borrowed money”. Families have continued to shop since the...

Government faces shame over ‘unworkable’ business rates appeals system

The Valuation Office Agency is encountering possible humiliation over the new policy for market rates decisions, as its figures show almost 90pc of users...

Brexit: Bank of England drops rates on hold, slashes growth forecast

The Bank of England held interest rates at a career low again and slashed its budgets for growth and wages as it predicted that...

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