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Hammond says his Brexit fiscal war chest has grown

British finance minister Philip Hammond said he now had 26.6 billion pounds of fiscal "headroom" -- which is earmarked for possible increased spending or tax cuts -- up from a previous estimate of 15.4 billion pounds.

Brexit set to hurt UK investment for years - BoE's Haskel

British business investment will probably stay weak for the next few years because of uncertainty linked to Brexit, a Bank of England interest-rate setter said, calling into question suggestions of a Brexit deal "dividend" by the finance minister.

Pre-recession signals lurk in UK jobs data - research

Beneath the headline figures showing a strong British labour market, the ebb and flow of jobs and businesses being created and destroyed is showing a pattern associated with the onset of recession, research suggested on Monday.

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