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UK shoppers rein in spending as Brexit nears

18 Jan 2019

LONDON British shoppers cut back on spending in the three months to December for the first time since last spring, adding to evidence of a consumer slowdown as Brexit approaches, data showed on Friday.

Gloom shrouds UK housing market outlook as Brexit nears

17 Jan 2019

LONDON The outlook for Britain's housing market is darkening fast ahead of Brexit, with sales expectations falling to their lowest level in at least 20 years by one measure, surveys showed on Thursday.

Factbox - What might a no-deal Brexit look like?

16 Jan 2019

LONDON Britain is due to leave the European Union in 10 weeks' time but it still has no clear way out of the bloc, raising the prospect of no transition period to smooth the shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy.

Factbox: What might a no-deal Brexit look like?

16 Jan 2019

LONDON Britain is due to leave the European Union in 10 weeks' time but it still has no clear way out of the bloc, raising the prospect of no transition period to smooth the shock for the world's fifth-biggest economy.

Britain's May faces defeat in parliament over Brexit plan

15 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 15 British Prime Minister Theresa May faced the prospect of defeat in a historic vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, leaving the country in limbo about its membership of the world's biggest trading bloc, which has shaped its economy for decades.

As world economy stumbles into 2019, eyes turn to China

11 Jan 2019

LONDON Ten years after China helped stave off the threat of a global depression with a huge stimulus plan, investors are looking once again towards Beijing as the world economy heads for a slowdown, or worse, in 2019.

UPDATE 1-Brexit worries slow UK growth to near standstill

04 Jan 2019

* Services firms cite Brexit as cause for sliding morale (Wraps PMI, Bank of England and Nationwide data)

UK factories build up stockpiles before Brexit, boosting PMI

02 Jan 2019

LONDON British factories ramped up their stockpiling in December as they prepared for possible border delays when Britain leaves the European Union in less than three months' time, a survey showed on Wednesday.

UK economy relies on stretched consumers as Brexit hits investment

21 Dec 2018

LONDON Britain's economy relied on its financially stretched households to power growth in the three months to September as businesses, worried about Brexit, cut investment for the longest period since the global financial crisis, official data indicated. | Video

BoE says Brexit jitters worsen, sees inflation below target

21 Dec 2018

LONDON The Bank of England said on Thursday that Brexit uncertainty had "intensified considerably" over the last month but falling oil prices were likely to push inflation below its 2 percent target soon, helping to support the economy.

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