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UK prime minister Boris Johnson gestures as he holds a remote press conference.

Britain’s economy shrank by 2.6 per cent in November, the first monthly fall in output since the country was under its initial Covid lockdown last Apr(...)

Ryanair shares rose after its chief executive Michael O’Leary told BBC Radio 4  he expected a jump in people taking overseas holidays this summer. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

European shares closed little changed yesterday as investors adopted caution ahead of US banking giants kicking off the country’s fourth-quarter earni(...)

The UK’s growth is forecast to be 0.5 percentage points lower every year for the next decade than if it had had stayed in the bloc, according to Bloomberg Economics. Photograph: AFP via Getty

Sterling’s Brexit deal honeymoon looks well and truly over, with the currency off to the worst start to the year among its Group-of-10 peers. Allianz(...)

The pound had strengthened after a last-minute Brexit deal was agreed on December 24th, which set rules for industries such as fishing and agriculture. Photograph: iStock

The pound weakened versus the euro on Britain’s first day of trading outside the European Union, but strengthened against a softer dollar, climbing ab(...)

The big questions are whether real interest rates will jump, and how soon. Photograph: Bloomberg

Are stock markets, especially the US market, in a bubble that is sure to pop? The answer depends on prospects for corporate earnings and interest rate(...)

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said he will keep lawmakers in Washington until a deal gets done.  Photograph: Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg

Global stocks advanced as the US moved toward agreement on a spending package that would boost the economy. Gains across markets were modest but bro(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson and president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen have given themselves until Sunday to seal a new trade pact that would limit some of the damage, after failing to overcome persistent rifts at a meeting on Wednesday. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Britain’s economic recovery almost ground to a halt in October as a surge in coronavirus cases hammered the hospitality sector, adding to the chances (...)

Boris Johnson  and Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission, ahead of a dinner meeting at the Berlaymont building in Brussels. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Media/Bloomberg

British prime minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have finished engaging in what were characterised as crunc(...)

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/WPA Pool/Getty

Failure to reach a free trade agreement with the European Union would cause more long-term damage than coronavirus to the British economy, Bank of Eng(...)

EasyJet is bracing for what carriers expect to be a brutal winter. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/AFP via Getty

EasyJet extended the terms of a government-backed loan in the UK to bolster liquidity as a new wave of coronavirus lockdowns hit travel in Europe. B(...)

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