There was a nasty surprise in today’s inflation figures – the rate went up when it was widely expected to fall.
Shares in the troubled banking group Credit Suisse jumped up this morning, after it was able to announce a £45bn support package from Switzerland’s central bank.
One big chance to win back voters – not just in the Red Wall but across the country – could come tomorrow when the Chancellor will present his budget.
Our economics reporter Neil Macdonald explains the wider impact of Silicon Valley Bank.
The UK economy performed better than expected in January – output grew by 0.3%.
The Chancellor could find himself borrowing tens of billions of pounds less than expected this year. So what does that mean for the public finances? Could the public sector get its pay rise? Economics reporter Neil Macdonald explains.
The energy regulator Ofgem has announced a cut of nearly £1,000 a year in the cap on average energy bills. But despite the drop, average bills are still set up to go up this spring.
Official figures have shown a surprise surplus of £5 billion in the UK’s public finances last month – far better than the £8 billion deficit that had been expected.
Our economics reporter Neil Macdonald tries to get to the bottom of what the new employment figures mean.
Our Economics Reporter Neil Macdonald talks us through the latest economic figures.
The Bank of England has hiked interest rates to 4% – a 14-year high. Will it have an impact on UK inflation?
Our economics reporter, Neil Macdonald, crunches the IMF’s updated economic projections.
The number of cars rolling off British production lines has fallen to its lowest level for 66 years – can it recover?
Gas and electricity bills could be falling faster than expected. The head of the energy regulator Ofgem today said average household bills could drop below the government’s price freeze as soon as this April.
Wages have grown at the fastest rate in more than twenty years, but are still failing to keep place with inflation, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics which also showed unemployment creeping up slightly.