UK economy

How well did our experts do with their predictions for 2019?

How prescient were our market pundits predictions for 2019? Tom Bailey revisits their January forecasts.

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Are these travel stocks a passport to riches?

In our FTSE Sector Watch column, Richard Hunter suggests a trio of stocks to watch given that global tourism is booming.

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Mark Slater: Corbyn is a bigger risk than Brexit; how to find reasonably priced growth shares

In the first of a three-part series, Slater Investments’ Mark Slater shares his views on the upcoming general election and details how he finds growth at a reasonable price.

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Three ways to spot whether a stock market is ‘truly cheap’

The UK stock market has been described as cheap for several years - but its not as simple as that, says Tom Bailey.

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UK equities are the Millwall of markets, but fortunes can change

Thomas Becket assesses the UK’s unloved equities market and its future, as the Brexit debacle rumbles on.

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Government eases pain of NHS pension tax bill crisis

The government will pay pension tax bills of high-earning NHS staff caught by the annual allowance taper.

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General Election 2019: UK credit rating at risk of downgrade

Citing Brexit and increased fiscal spending, Moody's said it may be forced to downgrade the UK's credit rating. 

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UK set to avoid recession in 2019, despite Brexit uncertainty

We take a look what is behind the latest GDP growth figures and what it may mean for interest rates. 

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Government spending proposals risk sending national debt to highest point since 1960s

A raft of so-called fiscal giveaways announced in the September Spending Round would amount to 1% of national income.

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