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Japan/EU trade deal likely the biggest factor in Honda move from...

But while Brexit is hardly helping (we'll get to that in a second) it is worth in this case being a little cautious about putting it all down to Britain's decision to leave the European Union

Bank of England governor Mark Carney sees Brexit ‘acid test’ as...

In a speech in London, Mark Carney warned of the growing risks facing the world economy amid a potential trade war between the US and China and the rise of anti-globalisation politics around the world

Brexit is clearly taking its toll on UK economic growth

For beneath the headline figures which showed that the economy grew by 0.2% in the final quarter of last year were a couple of striking stories: first, that the economy is looking weaker than those big numbers suggest; second, that that weakness owes rather a lot to Brexit

Why the Bank’s growth downgrade is not a tablet of stone

So let's strip this down to the bare bones

Bank of England: One in four chance UK will dip into...

The Bank slashed its economic growth forecast for 2019 to 1.2% - warning that Brexit uncertainty has started to take a serious toll on the economy

Italy falls into recession as quarterly GDP drops

The Italian economy shrank by 0.2% in the final quarter of 2018, according to official figures published this morning. It follows a 0.1% fall in the third quarter. Most economists define a recession as two successive quarters of contraction

OECD head Angel Gurria urges Brexit delay to avoid ‘no-deal’ risk

Angel Gurria told Sky News that there would be severe costs from a no-deal Brexit and that politicians should avoid it

Brexit became inevitable while we were all looking the other way

Will it be the Leave vote in 2016? Or the year David Cameron told a room of journalists in January 2013 that he was planning an in-out referendum? Or Maastricht in 1992 or Margaret Thatcher's Bruges speech in 1988?

International community could ‘roll with’ no-deal Brexit, says OECD head Angel...

Angel Gurria, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), said that even the worst case scenario in Brexit would nonetheless prove manageable