The Great Debate UK

Full-time results: they all lost the election

May 8, 2010

Laurence Copeland is a professor of finance at Cardiff University Business School and a co-author of “Verdict on the Crash” published by the Institute of Economic Affairs. The opinions expressed are his own. –

Tory-LibDem pact looks good for UK, but is unlikely

May 8, 2010

Ian Campbell is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Businesses face concerns over a hung parliament

May 7, 2010

– Paddy Earnshaw is customer director at Travelex business payments. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Weak UK recovery argues for consensus on cuts

April 26, 2010

— Ian campbellCampbell is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

from UK News:

Will a hung parliament create a serious hangover for British business?

April 26, 2010

parliamentElection day is fast approaching and with the poll gap narrowing between the Conservatives and Labour, there is a very real probability that the UK will end up with a hung parliament. For the first time since 1974, the UK may be left without clear political leadership.

Leaders’ debate could play out in favour of Libdems

April 21, 2010

MarkHillaryMark Kobayashi-Hillary is the author of several books, including ‘Who Moved my Job?’ and ‘Global Services: Moving to a Level Playing Field’. He is participating in the Reuters Election 2010 politics live blog during the leaders’ debates and on election night. The opinions expressed are his own. –

Tight UK election is bad news for bankers

April 21, 2010

— Peter Thal Larsen is aBRITAIN/ Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own —

Fears of UK hung parliament may be overstated

April 19, 2010

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

from UK News:

Will a Hung Parliament create a serious hangover for British business?

April 14, 2010

ParliamentElection day is fast approaching and with the poll gap narrowing between the Conservatives and Labour, there is a very real probability that the UK will end up with a hung parliament. For the first time since 1974, the UK may be left without clear political leadership.

from MacroScope:

Britain heading for rude awakening?

January 20, 2010

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There is a divisive election ahead for Britain, the threat of a ratings downgrade on its sovereign debt and a deficit that has ballooned into the largest by percentage of any major economy.  UK stocks, bonds and sterling, however, are trundling along as if all were well. What gives?