UK gross domestic product (GDP) contracted in the second quarter for the first time since 2012, the Office for National Statistics said in its latest report, meaning the UK is only one negative quarter away from a recession.
The Treasury Committee has written to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to ask for publication of analysis on the impact leaving the European Union is likely to have on the regulator.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) has revised up the UK's GDP growth forecast for 2018 in today's inaugural Spring Statement, while forecasting inflation will fall to 2% by the end of 2018.
The UK economy beat forecasts to grow by 0.4% in Q3, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), further increasing the likelihood of a Bank of England interest rate rise next Thursday.
Andrew Milligan takes a look at the macro-economic environment and how it could develop.
Policy changes will result in an extra three million retirees on inadequate incomes by 2060 on top of the 12.2 million already forecast, according to research.
Markets and sterling fall
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revised down its forecast for global growth to 3.1% as economies feel the effect of low commodity prices and China's economic slowdown.
PP looks at a decade of cuts, as the government looks at a complete overhaul
Chancellor George Osborne's commitment to austerity might force him to break his promise on the triple lock for state pensions. Michael Klimes finds out why
Private sector defined benefit (DB) pension schemes have total liabilities of over £2trn, according to figures published today.
Sterling has pulled back against the dollar after a second estimate of Q1 UK GDP growth failed to produce the upwards revision expected by economists.
UK growth slumped to just 0.3% in the first quarter of the year, the slowest since 2012, as the construction sector disappointed.
UK pension funds' allocations to home grown equities has more than halved since 1998 according to Towers Watson's Global Pension Assets Study.
Gross domestic product (GDP) increased 2.6% last year, with agriculture and services driving the economic expansion, preliminary figures show.
The economy topped its pre-crisis peak after growing 0.8% in the second quarter, according to an estimate from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Turmoil in EM has led many investors to withdraw funds. Charlotte Moore asks if long-term prospects are any better
UK GDP rose by 0.7% in Q4, according to an initial estimate from the Office for National Statistics, with growth for the year as a whole rising at its fastest rate since 2007.
The great rotation into equities will continue at a gradual pace in 2014 following a strong performance by the asset class this year, according to Legal and General Investment Management (LGIM).
US treasury yields jumped yesterday and US futures fell after the second reading of US GDP growth for Q3 saw a large upward revision.
The UK's surprise economic recovery looks on course to continue as Chancellor George Osborne raised his forecast for UK growth over the next few years.
Sterling rose against the US dollar in morning trading after the second reading of the UK's economic growth rate confirmed an increase of 0.8% in the third quarter, in line with analysts' expectations.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said the UK economy is recovering and does not need a further expansion of the quantitative easing (QE) programme.
The UK economy grew by 0.7% in the second quarter of 2013, a higher than previously estimated figure, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).