Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said the ultimate outcome of the Brexit process was still far from certain. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Ireland is still facing the possibility of a hard Brexit and a significant disruption to trade, even though the risk of a no-deal outcome has been ave(...)

UK chancellor  Philip Hammond  before giving his maiden budget speech in House of Commons on Wednesday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Philip Hammond mentioned Brexit only fleetingly in his spring statement, but Britain’s impending departure from the European Union loomed menacingly (...)

Mark Carney: The governor of the Bank of England said the “scale of the immediate risks [from Brexit] has gone down.” Photograph: PA Wire

Brexit is no longer the biggest single risk to Britain’s financial stability, the governor of the Bank of England has told MPs. Mark Carney, who had(...)

Simon Kirby: he warned the  depreciation of sterling would eventually translate into an erosion of consumer purchasing power

Britain will have to renegotiate at least 56 trade deals after it withdraws from the EU regardless of what deal it secures with Brussels, a senior UK(...)

NIESR predicted a decline of 35-44 per cent in Britain’s trade in goods with the EU   if Britain secures a free-trade agreement with the European Economic Area.

Britain’s trade in services with the European Union is likely to fall by 60 per cent if the United Kingdom leaves the European single market, accordi(...)

Sterling is suffering its longest losing streak since May after the Bank of England cut interest rates for the first time since 2009 in its August 4th policy announcement. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Sterling fell below $1.30 for the first time in almost a month as investors prepared for data that will give further clues on the state of the UK econ(...)

The National Institute of Economic and Social Research  said there was a 50/50 chance of the UK falling into recession. Photograph: Getty Images

The UK’s economy slammed into reverse last month amid the fall-out from the Brexit vote, according to an influential think-tank. The National Institu(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: the bank is expected to cut interest rates on Thursday for the first time in seven years

The Bank of England is expected to cut interest rates on Thursday for the first time in seven years following confirmation of the sharpest slowdown in(...)

Further evidence of Britain’s economic recovery comes via new figures from the NIESR

The pace of Britain’s economic recovery picked up slightly in the three months to August, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIES(...)

BoE governor Mark Carney signalled today he was not concerned that Britain’s economy was close to overheating

Britain’s economic growth quickened slightly in the three months to the end of February and is on course to recover its pre-recession peak over(...)