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UPDATE 1-UK government bond auction rocked by Brexit turmoil

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 Nerves among Britain government bond investors forced the country's debt agency to accept low-ball bids for a 20-year bond at auction on Thursday to an extent not seen since March 2009, as a wave of ministerial resignations over Brexit rocked markets.

UK government bond auction rocked by political nerves

15 Nov 2018

LONDON, Nov 15 Nerves among Britain government bond investors forced the country's debt agency to accept low-ball bids for a 20-year bond at auction on Thursday to an extent not seen since March 2009, as a wave of ministerial resignations rocked markets.

UK inflation holds steady in October, bucking expectations for a rise

14 Nov 2018

LONDON British inflation unexpectedly held steady in October, according to data on Wednesday that raises the prospect that the rate could return to target faster than the Bank of England expects.

BoE's Broadbent says Brexit deal still most likely outcome: CNBC

12 Nov 2018

LONDON Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday he thought that Britain leaving the European Union next year under a transition agreement was still the most likely outcome from the negotiations.

UK economy grows strongly, but with hints of tougher times ahead

09 Nov 2018

LONDON Britain enjoyed its fastest economic upturn since late 2016 during the third quarter, spurred by a surge in consumer spending over the hot summer and the soccer World Cup, which now appears to be tailing off ahead of Brexit. | Video

Britischer Konjunktur droht nach Sommerhoch Abkühlung

09 Nov 2018

London Trotz der Unsicherheit wegen des näher rückenden Brexit ist die britische Wirtschaft im Sommer kräftig gewachsen.

S&P warns 'no-deal' Brexit likely to tip UK into long recession

30 Oct 2018

LONDON A no-deal Brexit would be likely to tip Britain into a recession as long as the downturn that followed the global financial crisis, and investors should no longer ignore this danger, credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's said on Tuesday.

Number of insolvent UK firms rises at fastest pace since 2009

30 Oct 2018

LONDON The number of companies in England and Wales falling into financial distress is rising at the fastest pace since 2009, according to data on Tuesday that suggests the trouble suffered by big firms is indicative of a wider, deep-seated trend.

Number of insolvent UK firms rises at fastest pace since 2009

30 Oct 2018

LONDON The number of companies in England and Wales falling into financial distress is rising at the fastest pace since 2009, according to data on Tuesday that suggests the trouble suffered by big firms is indicative of a wider, deep-seated trend.

UK austerity ending, as long as Brexit deal gets done: Hammond

30 Oct 2018

LONDON Finance minister Philip Hammond held out the prospect of an end to Britain's long spending squeeze provided the government secures a Brexit deal with the EU, putting pressure on the divided Conservative Party to back Prime Minister Theresa May. | Video

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