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UK economy contracts in April as car production slumps
There were mixed signals from the UK economy this week. On Monday, data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that in April GDP growth shrank by 0.4% month on month, a far worse performMore
UK economy disappoints while Fed hints at US rate cuts
It has been a week of largely disappointing economic data in many major markets. In the UK, surveys measuring three key sectors showed the UK economy struggling for traction against the headwinds of BMore
President Trump to impose tariffs on Mexican imports
Worries about a slowdown in global growth and a US recession both escalated this week as relations between the US and China further soured. President Trump also opened up a new trade war front with MeMore
US imposes higher tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports
The trade war between China and the US was ramped up on Thursday night as President Trump announced he would raise tariffs on $200bn of imports from China from 10% to 25%, and that remaining import......More
Theresa May resigns as Tories head for drubbing in EU elections
Download market review and economic roundup PDF Theresa May announced this morning that she will resign on June 7 after being told that her revamped Brexit deal had no chance of passing. Her......More
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