Economic news and events

BoE governor under pressure from UK government over food price warning

Downing Street said it is up to Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey to justify his choice of words after he issued an ‘apocalyptic’ warning...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 18:05

UK to unilaterally alter post-Brexit trade deal for Northern Ireland

The UK will draft a new post-Brexit trade protocol with Northern Ireland ‘in coming weeks’, but prefers a negotiated solution with the EU, British Foreign...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 13:20

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: EU economic growth continues; UK joblessness cut

The following is a summary of top news stories Tuesday.




Indian state-owned insurance for, LIC slumped on its market debut Tuesday following...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 10:45

TOP NEWS: UK unemployment rate falls but real wages hit by inflation

The UK labour market is in a better state that expected, but conditions still remain tight, official data showed on Tuesday.

Joblessness was reduced and...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 08:31

LONDON BRIEFING: UK rate hikes still needed as job market stays tight

Sterling was recovering some recently lost ground against the dollar early Tuesday, after UK figures showed the labour market remains tight, despite inflation and a...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 08:21

UK foreign secretary to announce plans to rip up Northern Ireland deal

The UK foreign secretary will on Tuesday declare her intention to bring forward legislation which rips up parts of the UK's post-Brexit trade deal on...

Tue, 17/05/2022 - 06:22

UPDATE: UK PM in ‘insurance’ plan for Northern Ireland Brexit deal

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said his plan to legislate to rip up Northern Ireland's post-Brexit trading arrangements was an ‘insurance’ policy if a fresh...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 19:51

Bank of England chief Bailey warns over 'apocalyptic' food price rises

The governor of the Bank of England has warned there is ‘very real income shock’ coming from energy prices and ‘apocalyptic’ food prices but stood...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 18:42

TOP NEWS SUMMARY: EU cuts economic growth, raises inflation forecasts

The following is a summary of top news stories Monday.




Indian billionaire Gautam Adani struck a $10.5 billion deal to buy Swiss...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 10:51

Ireland's construction sector growth slows in April

Growth in Ireland's construction sector slowed slightly in April, according to new figures on Monday.

BNP Paribas Real Estate's construction total activity index for Ireland...

Mon, 16/05/2022 - 09:43