COMMENTARY

THE UK's biggest banks have come a long way since the financial crisis, when taxpayers had to rescue them to the tune of tens of billions of pounds. They're certainly stronger, with comfortable...

BARCLAYS said it expects a prolonged stretch of economic contraction and bad loans, overshadowing the success of its traders in the novel coronavirus pandemic.

HOUSE prices in the UK are set to grow by as much as 3 per cent for the rest of this year, driven by a sales-tax break and resurgent demand following the coronavirus lockdown.

[LONDON] British employers have turned positive about hiring and investment for the first time since February as the coronavirus lockdown eases, but companies and consumers remain worried about...

[LONDON] British inflation rose unexpectedly last month, spurred by rising prices for in-demand computer consoles during the coronavirus lockdown, as well as clothing, official data showed on...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE UK economy expanded much slower than expected in May, underscoring the struggle to recover from the depth of the coronavirus slump.

[LONDON] Britain's economy took a first step on the long road to recovery from the Covid-19 crisis in May, as activity began to pick up after lockdown restrictions began to ease, but there was...

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak is doing his utmost to boost the British economy and spending, but economists are beginning to fret about the debt surge.

[LONDON] Britain's rebound from Covid-19 could be harmed if the government demands a speedy removal of telecoms equipment made by China's Huawei from mobile networks, Vodafone and BT warned on...

[LONDON] John Lewis plans to permanently shut eight stores with the loss of as many as 1,300 jobs in a fresh blow to Britain's coronavirus-hit main streets.