A disorderly no-deal Brexit could see the value of sterling dropping below the euro and the UK economy descending into chaos, according to Zeus Capital analyst Mike Allen, who added: “I don’t...

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Brexit uncertainty and the prospect of increasing car prices could cost the new car market an estimated £6.5 billion as some 377,000 motorists ‘strongly agree’ that Brexit is making them think...

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Global stock markets continue to trade at, or around, record highs as professional investors and chief executives say they are more confident about prospects for global growth. A recent survey by PwC...

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2016 was a record year for car sales in the UK, with almost 2.7m new cars sold – a truly a remarkable result. But I wonder at what cost? Already, the SMMT are predicting a drop in new sales this year...

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The new Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, set the UK on a different economic course from his predecessor in his Autumn Statement and acknowledged that there will be tough times ahead....

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Modern technology has been embraced by motor retailers, with parallel retailing directing customers to bricks and mortar sites. Cars cannot be serviced remotely, and customers still overwhelmingly...

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Inflation CPI) remained unchanged in September at 3.1%, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The Retail Prices Index (RPI), which includes a higher proportion of housing costs, fell...

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Falling fuel costs and lower second-hand car prices helped bring inflation down again for the second month in a row. But a squeeze on food bills kept the cost of living well above the Bank of...

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The governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, has said he is more concerned about the strength of the recovery than inflation. His comments, made during an appearance in front of the House of...

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Record price-slashing by retailers in the sales season and falling petrol costs helped bring down inflation in June. The consumer prices index (CPI) fell from 3.4% to 3.2% over the month, the Office...

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On Tuesday, the SMMT will publish new car registration figures for June and the year to date, with analysis of trends in fleet and retail sectors and by fuel type. On Thursday, the Bank of England...

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On Monday, the new Office of Budget Responsibility is due to produce its own estimate of government borrowing. The figures will be independent of the Treasury. On Tuesday, the inflation figures for...

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Inflation is a general rise in prices across the economy. This is distinct from a rise in the price of a particular good or service. The inflation rate is a measure of the average change in prices...

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