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3rd June 2013: Portugal Deficit Update

Posted on Jun 04 2013 by

Thomas Crowdy provides an update on Portugal’s on-going process of fiscal adjustment and assesses the implications for short-term growth.

27th May 2013: Key Sectoral Trends

Posted on May 28 2013 by

Short-term trends are bleak: the weak eurozone is adversely affecting manufacturing via export demand whilst smaller businesses are being held back by lack of credit. Banks are under pressure from regulators and the public sector is struggling under its austerity programme. Consumers face poor labour market conditions while construction remains mired by lack of activity.

13th May 2013: UK Housing Market Update

Posted on May 20 2013 by

House price growth is now gradually gaining some momentum. In contrast to our earlier view of a flat housing market in 2013, we now expect some improvement in activity and muted rise in house prices in the year as the government’s Funding for Lending and Help to Buy schemes begin to have an impact on the market.

UK Labour Market Statistics – April release

Posted on Apr 22 2013 by

The latest labour market data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the shine is finally coming off the UK labour market in line with our expectations.

Regional Round-up : March 2013

Posted on Apr 02 2013 by

A snapshot of key official and Experian regional data released this month.

UK Labour Market Statistics – February Release

Posted on Feb 20 2013 by

Office for National Statistics data show that the UK labour market remained on an upward trajectory in the three months to December 2012.

UK housing market update

Posted on Feb 11 2013 by

UK house prices followed a broadly flat growth path in 2012.

Regional round-up: Snapshot of key official and Experian regional data

Posted on Jan 02 2013 by

Data published in December show mixed trends.

UK Labour Market Statistics – December release

Posted on Dec 12 2012 by

The recent momentum in labour market trends is rapidly easing in line with our expectations. While today’s labour market release still shows a rise in employment in the three months to October, the magnitude of this increase (of 40,000) is disappointing compared to earlier rises of 100,000 and 212,000 seen in the three months to September and August, respectively.