Helia Ebrahimi is the Economics Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Channel 4 News' Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi reports on the big changes in the economy and the public finances - and how they'll influence the world you live in.
The Prime Minister has summoned the judgement of history in her latest bid to convince her rebellious MPs to back her Brexit deal.
The Chancellor Philip Hammond was expected to be on his way to China this weekend to discuss trade. The official line from the treasury is that no trip was ever announced or confirmed.
So much of the Brexit debate has been dominated by unicorns – policies put forward by one side, dismissed as fantastical by the other.
“The fog of Brexit is increasing the chances of recession”, the Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned.
The UK economy is at risk of stagnation, with escalating uncertainty over Brexit undermining business confidence.
A High court judge has approved a scheme by Barclays to move 190 billion euros in assets to Ireland amid the Brexit no-deal uncertainty. The bank had argued that it could “not wait any longer”.
The supermarkets and take-away chains have, until now, held back from voicing fears about Brexit. They didn’t want to alienate customers who voted to leave the EU. But with the distinct possibility of a no-deal departure in just 60 days, Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, KFC, the Co-op, and others joined forces to warn of the…
Top bankers at Barclays made secret payments to Qatar in exchange for £4 billion to stave off a government bailout during the 2008 financial crisis, a court has been told.
A no-deal Brexit would create a “1930s-style contraction” according to the head of UK Finance, which represents banks and financial services.
There are growing fears about the future of a planned nuclear power station in North Wales, after reports that negotiations between the Japanese company Hitachi and the British government have run into trouble.
Life is getting ever tougher on Britain’s high streets. Retailers have just gone through their weakest Christmas trading for a decade. Buffeted by high business rates and online rivals, retailers are also complaining that the political turmoil over Brexit is making consumers cautious. Even at mighty John Lewis, times are so tough that they said today…
Apple shares have dropped by nearly 10 per cent on Wall Street today, after the chief executive warned of disappointing sales.
It’s been an unhappy new year for long-suffering rail passengers, with average ticket prices in England and Wales shooting up by 3.1%, slightly less in Scotland, and punctuality at its lowest for 13 years. There were protests outside some stations and one campaign group described it as a “kick in the wallet”. But are ministers…
It won’t be a Merry Christmas at the online clothing retailer Asos. The company’s share price crashed this morning, after it warned it had experienced a “significant deterioration” in trading, with particularly poor sales in November.
A hundred thousand people in England attempted suicide because of problem debts last year, according to research by the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute.