LONDON Britain's central bank said it saw no immediate case to cut interest rates below zero on Thursday as it warned the economy would take longer to recover from its COVID slump than it previously forecast. | Video
LONDON British manufacturing output grew at its fastest pace in nearly three years in July as factories reopened and demand began to pick up after the coronavirus lockdown was eased, a closely watched business survey showed on Monday.
LONDON Two thirds of British businesses say they are now "fully operational" after the coronavirus lockdown, up from half in June, according to a survey on Sunday.
LONDON, July 31 British 10-year government bond
yields sank to their lowest on record on Friday,
pushing past a level that had held since March as concerns about
weak global growth data and a second wave of COVID-19 infections
LONDON British house prices jumped the highest in 11 years this month, adding to signs that parts of the economy are rebounding rapidly as coronavirus restrictions are eased.
LONDON Britain's central bank will shed more light next week on how fast it expects the economy to rebound from the financial damage wrought by COVID-19, but is unlikely to add to the 100 billion pounds ($131 billion) of stimulus it announced in June.
LONDON Roughly one in three furloughed workers in Britain returned to their jobs in the first two weeks of July as the hospitality industry began to reopen to the public after a coronavirus lockdown, official data showed on Thursday.
LONDON, July 29 British mortgage approvals more
than quadrupled last month from May's record low and households
showed signs of spending more, as the economy began to open up
from the coronavirus lockdown.