UK economy

Do the latest figures for the UK economy mean an interest rate cut is off the table? 

Earlier in January, members of the MPC had hinted that they were likely to vote for a rate cut. 

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Value investors, did you check the price tag?

Laura Foll of Lowland Investment Company on why starting points matter for value investors.

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Half of UK businesses expect a recession in 2020

The biggest risk cited was geopolitical tensions, including trade tariffs, Brexit and regional instability.

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UK fund and trust tips for 2020: bright ideas for bargain Britain

The unloved UK will once again have its day. Our 11-strong panel of experts share their growth, income and wildcard tips.

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Is Tesco in your shares shopping basket?

In our FTSE Sector Watch column, Richard Hunter examines two stars of the consumer staples sector.

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Fearing 50: why this group of workers are hushing up a milestone birthday

Despite a record number of over-50s in employment, ageism is present among all age groups in the UK workplace, poll finds.

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UK share tips: six ‘value’ stocks for 2020

Richard Beddard’s focus on the long-term fundamental strengths of cheap businesses has paid off.

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Andrew Bailey wins race to become new Bank of England governor

While seen as a favourite for the job, Bailey’s appointment is not without criticism.

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10 investment fund tips: how to profit as the ‘cheap UK’ returns to form

With Brexit still unresolved, is the British economy a good bet?

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