BBC Business News

No-deal could cause £30bn economic hit, watchdog says

The Office for Budget Responsibility says borrowing could surge if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

Water bills set to be cut by £50 over five years

The regulator says water firms must also invest billions more in improving services between 2020 and 2025.

Asos shares slump as it warns on profits

The online fashion giant says sales growth has been held back by warehouse problems in the US and Europe.

Electric car models to triple in Europe by 2021

A European lobby group says the range of electric car models available to consumers is getting better.

Investment Week Markets

OBR: No-deal Brexit will spark recession

OBR: No-deal Brexit will spark recession

A sharp decline in investment into the UK and higher trade barriers with the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit will plunge the country into a recession, according to the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR).

Identifying the structural growth opportunities in the clean economy

Identifying the structural growth opportunities in the clean economy

Despite a recent de-escalation of the trade dispute, the absence of a lasting resolution has weighed on business confidence and investment activity globally.

Brexit Blog: Treasury Committee demands 'rigorous' BoE, HM Treasury, FCA analysis

Brexit Blog: Treasury Committee demands 'rigorous' BoE, HM Treasury, FCA analysis

In this live blog, Investment Week collates the most up-to-date news, analysis and infographics to help readers digest the impact on asset managers as the UK prepares to leave the European Union.

BoE faces 'tough decision on rates' as UK CPI stands firm at 2%

BoE faces 'tough decision on rates' as UK CPI stands firm at 2%

UK inflation remained static at 2% last month, as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed a raft of downward contributors to the consumer prices index (CPI).

Warning signs: Six charts signalling a global slowdown

Warning signs: Six charts signalling a global slowdown

From political uncertainty to an industrial deceleration and fading fiscal stimulus, Adrien Pichoud, chief economist at SYZ Asset Management, discusses the myriad factors weighing on global growth - and investors' minds - as they turn to beacons of safety such as the Japanese and Swiss currencies.

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