Helia Ebrahimi , Economics Correspondent

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.

  • 15 Jun 2017

    The Bank of England came close to delivering a big shock today, when three members of its Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest rates.

  • 18 May 2017

    The business case set out in the Tory manifesto aims for a balanced budget by 2025, ten years behind the original deadline set by David Cameron.

  • 16 May 2017

    Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi has been going through the figures in detail and looking at the effect of Labour’s tax plans on business.

  • 21 Apr 2017

    If there’s one thing the markets don’t like, it’s political uncertainty and risk. But that’s the story here, as well as in France and Germany. Europe’s three biggest economies are all facing hugely important elections this year.

  • 18 Apr 2017

    The Prime Minister’s shock move triggered turbulence on the markets.

  • 16 Apr 2017

    Turkey’s president is claiming victory tonight in his country’s referendum to award him sweeping new powers.

  • 15 Apr 2017

    t’s an ambitious target and one that the government is on course to miss. The UK is currently committed to getting 15 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, under the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive.

  • 13 Apr 2017

    Now it’s meant to change our lives for the better – but will Artificial Intelligence save us or enslave us?  AI – computers that can think like humans – has enthusiastic supporters – who believe it’ll trigger an upheaval rivalling the Industrial Revolution.

  • 12 Apr 2017

    Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?

  • 15 Mar 2017

    In the last hour, America’s Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months, a sign that the US economy is growing healthier.

  • 15 Mar 2017

    Hammond’s U-turn: dangerous for economics and politics?  

    Philip Hammond’s U-turn on National Insurance contributions for the self-employed is not just politically humbling for Number 11 but, critics charge, deeply worrying for the future of the public purse.

  • 9 Mar 2017

    The Institute of Fiscal Studies comes out in support of the plan to raise national insurance contributions for some self-employed workers. It said the government HAD broken its manifesto pledge, but had been foolish ever to promise not to raise the tax in the first place. Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • 8 Mar 2017

    So often with the Budget, the devil is in the details, with facts often passed over in a single sentence from the Chancellor emerging later as significant changes.

  • 7 Mar 2017

    In the last Spring budget tomorrow few big shifts or radical changes are expected from the Chancellor.

  • 6 Mar 2017

    For a shade under £2bn, French car makers Peugeot have snapped up General Motors’ loss-making European business, including Britain’s Vauxhall.