from MacroScope:

British first quarter growth probably not as bad as reported

April 27, 2016

A man walks up steps in the City of LondonBritish economic growth slowed to 0.4 percent at the start of the year, a preliminary release showed as expected on Wednesday, but the real picture may well be better.

from Breakingviews:

Credit Suisse wise to flaunt Brexit neutrality

April 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist.  The opinions expressed are his own.

from The Great Debate:

Despite pending referendum, UK is not European Union’s weakest link

April 1, 2016

A model presents a creation made with chocolate by designer Wang Jingzhi and Maitre Chocolatier Roberto Rinaldini during the international exhibition of chocolate "Salon du Chocolat" in Milan, Italy, February 12, 2016.  REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

A model presents a creation made with chocolate by designer Wang Jingzhi and Maitre Chocolatier Roberto Rinaldini during the international exhibition of chocolate "Salon du Chocolat" in Milan, Italy, February 12, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

from The Great Debate:

Europe could be doomed. But Britain should stay in anyway.

March 17, 2016

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in London, Britain, March 16, 2016.    REUTERS/Toby Melville TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  - RTSAOPR

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, holds up his budget case for the cameras as he stands outside number 11 Downing Street, before delivering his budget to the House of Commons, in London, Britain, March 16, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville

from Breakingviews:

Dixon: Turkey deal offers a lot – if it sticks

March 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from Hugo Dixon:

Turkey deal offers a lot – if it sticks

March 8, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews guest columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.

from MacroScope:

Don’t bank on Brexit saving Britain billions

March 2, 2016

File photograph shows an employee walking over a mosaic depicting pound sterling symbols on the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in LondonOne of the advantages trumpeted by those hoping Britain votes to leave the European Union is the savings the country would make in not having to pay the billions of pounds in annual membership.

from MacroScope:

Beware the cracks appearing in British consumer sentiment

February 26, 2016

GfK consumer confidence

A slight tremor rumbled through a key pillar of British economic growth - household spending – as consumer confidence slipped this month to its lowest level since December 2014.

from Breakingviews:

Options market reveals depths of UK/EU jitters

February 22, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are her own.

from Breakingviews:

Brexit index: The “Out” risk is real

February 1, 2016

The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.