LONDON - The Bank of England is still expected to raise its benchmark interest rate from a record low of 0.5 percent early next year but economists in the latest Reuters poll are now less certain about the timing.
LONDON - British house prices rose this month at the slowest annual pace in more than two years, according to mortgage lender Nationwide, although it warned the slowdown might not persist unless house-building picks up significantly.
LONDON - Mortgage approvals in Britain rose to a 17-month high in July and retail sales growth unexpectedly accelerated in August, according to surveys that suggested consumers will continue to drive the economy through the second half of the year.
LONDON - The British public's expectations for inflation in the next 12 months fell back this month after hitting an eight-month high during July, according to a survey published on Wednesday.
LONDON - British house prices will rise more slowly next year than in 2015, according to a Reuters poll of analysts that also found interest rates would have to reach 3 percent before seriously affecting the market.
LONDON - The number of mortgage approvals in Britain rose in July to their highest level in 17 months, the British Bankers' Association said on Wednesday, the latest sign that Britain's housing sector is rebounding.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Britain's female managers work for free for nearly two hours every day, according to a new survey.
LONDON - Starting salaries advertised in British job postings fell in July compared with a year ago, according to a survey on Tuesday that adds to tentative signs of a cooling labour market.
Britain's economy will grow more strongly than previously thought this year and in 2016, an industry group said on Monday, as it also brought forward its prediction for the timing of Britain's first rate hike in over seven years.
LONDON - More than 40 economists on Sunday backed Labour lawmaker Jeremy Corbyn's policies, boosting the leftwinger's campaign to lead Britain's opposition party, after opponents said his "extreme" views would make it unelectable.