Weekly Economics Analysis by Lloyds TSB

UK data this week will highlight the growing impact of the recession on consumers, as increased uncertainty and rising unemployment change their saving and spending patterns. UK detailed GDP in the spotlight UK data this week will highlight the growing […]

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Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

UK Budget 2009 announcements were as grim as expected. Official borrowing will reach over 12% of the economy in the current financial year, or £175bn. It will fall

Economic Weekly by Lloyds TSB

Budget 2009 provides the highlight of a busy week in the UK, with the preliminary estimate of Q1 2009 GDP, the latest inflation and unemployment figures and the

Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

It is a busy week for data in the US, which should provide some important clues about the pace of the overall economic contraction in the first quarter

Weekly Economics Analysis by Lloyds TSB

More and more central banks seem to be embarking on the process of injecting money directly into their economy through expansion of their balance sheets, or ‘quantitative easing’

Economic Weekly by Lloyds TSB

Borrowing to rise sharply with a stimulus package of £20bn… The Chancellor confirmed in the 2008 Pre-Budget Report (PBR) that the budget deficit is to rise to £118bn