Chinese Economic Slowdown Could Be First Economic Upset in 20 Years
24 Jul
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Chinese Economic Slowdown Could Be First Economic Upset in 20 Years »

Over the last month, statistics have been emerging that indicate growing fears of a downturn in Chinese economic output. The first, a Read more…

Federal Reserve May Delay Changes Due to Slow Economic Progress
27 Jun
2013
Written by Sam Allcock

Federal Reserve May Delay Changes Due to Slow Economic Progress »

The Federal Reserve’s plan to taper off quantitative easing may take slightly longer than expected as United States economic growth was revised Read more…

Falling house prices indicate UK still mired in recession »

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Although the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee brought a small burst of activity in the retail sector, house prices continue to fall. This appears to Read more…

BoE keeps rates low and injects more QE into the economy »

After July’s meeting on Thursday, the BoE announced historically low interest rates would be held at just 0.5% and that they would be Read more…

Misleading figures do not show true depth of this recession »

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This week David Miles, one of the members of the Monetary Policy Committee, addressed the Society of Business Economists stating that this recession Read more…

Weak construction sector blamed for deeper recession »

In new figures being released by the ONS the recession is deeper than previously thought due to a weak construction sector. Previously it Read more…

Hopes of recovery are fading construction industry declines »

The latest data released by the ONS shows that earlier predictions were a bit over-optimistic. Output prices were higher than had been forecast Read more…

Markets plunge with renewed concerns in the eurozone »

As political tensions in France, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands escalated, the FTSE 100 fell by 2% which is causing renewed fears Read more…

Christmas spirit lacking in retail sales
6 Dec
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

Christmas spirit lacking in retail sales »

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This time of year is usually bustling with activity as shoppers prepare for the Christmas holiday yet this year fears of an impending Read more…

UK manufacturing is the only sector showing slight rise
9 Nov
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

UK manufacturing is the only sector showing slight rise »

After four months of falling output in the manufacturing sector September finally saw a rise, even if slight. Over the previous four months, Read more…