UK house prices slip in H2
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UK housing markets followed the US lead in recent decades. Conservative and Labour governments both ...

UK house prices begin to slip
11th November 2010 by

The UK housing market has presented a confusing picture over the past 2 years. Unlike Spain, Ireland...

Bank of England endorses New Normal
21st October 2010 by

The Bank of England has become the first major central bank to endorse the argument that we are movi...

“Impatience can ruin a whole life”
8th September 2010 by

Anyone running a chemical company knows that the benefits of certain key decisions can take years to...

5 tips for surviving a period of deflation
10th August 2010 by

The blog has been revisiting the Bank of England’s 2008 analysis of the likely impact of the f...

INEOS was refused help by the UK government
26th April 2010 by

INEOS CEO Jim Ratcliffe has told the Sunday Times that the UK government “refused financial he...

Quote of the year
21st October 2009 by

“Never in the field of financial endeavour has so much money been owed by so few to so many. A...

G-20 in self-congratulatory mood
29th September 2009 by

When the G-20 met last April, it issued a Communiqué containing just 688 words. Its Pittsburgh meet...

Central banks warn on likely growth rates
16th September 2009 by

Coincidentally, both the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England yesterday signalled the probable...

Destocking follows previous recession experience
24th February 2009 by

Destocking is currently a key issue for the chemical industry. The above chart, from Andrew Sentance...

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