LONDON Britain's public finances showed a much bigger than expected deficit in September, a setback for Chancellor Philip Hammond as he prepares to deliver the country's first budget plans since the Brexit vote.
LONDON Unilever's push to raise the prices of its brands in Britain in response to a fall in the pound exposed the vulnerabilities of a company - and wider consumer brands industry - that can no longer count on selling more goods to deliver revenue growth.
LONDON The Bank of England's 435 billion-pound government bond-buying programme is likely to bring about a 300 billion-pound increase in overall spending in Britain, equivalent to three times annual public health spending, the BoE's chief economist said on Wednesday.
LONDON, British retail sales recorded their strongest quarter of growth since late 2014 in the three months to September, but warm weather and higher prices dented demand for new clothing towards the end of the period.
LONDON Britain has long relied on foreigners to fund a big deficit in its balance of payments, a risk that has been heightened by the country's decision to leave the European Union.
LONDON Fears of higher inflation have started to hit British consumer sentiment for the first time since June's vote to leave the European Union sent the value of sterling tumbling, a survey of households showed on Wednesday.
LONDON, Job creation in Britain slowed in the three months to August although there was little sign of a big hit to the labour market from the country's decision to leave the European Union, official data showed on Wednesday.
LONDON/BENGALURU The world economy needs international trade to pick up, according to Reuters polls of hundreds of economists who see no end yet to the aggressive monetary stimulus through which central banks have tried to prop up inflation.
LONDON British inflation recorded its biggest jump in two years last month, setting the tone for a steep rise in prices over the coming year as sterling's post-Brexit plunge squeezes household finances. | Video
LONDON British businesses have shown little sign of creating fewer jobs or investing less as a result of growing pension liabilities but the rules governing such funds may need to be tweaked, Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent said on Monday.