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UK economy to make modest post-Brexit recovery if deal agreed - economists

13 Feb 2019

LONDON Britain's economy will barely grow in the run-up to Brexit amid concern the UK will leave the European Union without an agreement, but if there is a deal there will be a modest post-divorce upturn, according to economists polled by Reuters.

Sterling to slump on no-deal Brexit, rise a bit on orderly exit - Reuters poll

06 Feb 2019

LONDON Sterling will gain between 2 and 5 percent if Britain parts ways with the European Union with a divorce deal but will slide between 5 and 10 percent in the event of a disorderly Brexit, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday.

Euro zone business growth ground to a halt in January: PMI

05 Feb 2019

LONDON Euro zone businesses expanded at their weakest rate since mid-2013 at the start of the year as demand fell for the first time in four years, with a manufacturing slowdown spreading to services, a survey showed on Tuesday. | Video

Disappointing factory activity threatens global growth

01 Feb 2019

LONDON/HONG KONG Factory activity was at its weakest in years across much of the world during January, adding to worries trade tariffs, political uncertainty and cooling demand poses an increasing threat to global growth. | Video

Euro zone factory growth dried up in Jan, outlook gloomy -PMI

01 Feb 2019

LONDON Growth in euro zone factory activity was minimal in January as new orders fell at the fastest rate in nearly six years, suggesting manufacturers are acting as a drag on the economy, a survey showed on Friday.

Global Economy: Central bank policy tightening: damned if they do, damned if they don't

26 Jan 2019

LONDON Central banks may be about to face one of their biggest challenges yet: Global economic growth is slowing, but they have struggled to build up their policy arsenals since the last crisis to effectively deal with another one.

Euro zone business growth dries up in January as new orders shrivel

24 Jan 2019

LONDON Business growth in the euro zone all but stalled at the start of 2019 as consumer uncertainty, trade tensions and political woes meant incoming new work fell for the first time in over four years, a survey found. | Video

UK inflation falls again, leaving BoE under no pressure on rates

16 Jan 2019

LONDON British inflation hit its lowest in nearly two years in December as fuel prices fell, leaving the Bank of England under no pressure to carry on raising interest rates as uncertainty over Brexit dominates the economic outlook.

UK inflation falls again, leaving BoE under no pressure on rates

16 Jan 2019

LONDON British inflation hit its lowest in nearly two years in December as fuel prices fell, leaving the Bank of England under no pressure to carry on raising interest rates as uncertainty over Brexit dominates the economic outlook.

UK parliament to reject May's EU divorce deal, say economists

15 Jan 2019

LONDON The British parliament will vote down Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal on Tuesday, all 40 economists polled by Reuters said, although the country is eventually expected to reach a free trade agreement with the European Union.

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