Tag Archives: NIESR

UK’s Hammond to warn of Brexit hit to spending hopes: NIESR

10 October, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond is likely to warn that a no-deal Brexit would hit the public finances and prevent an end to austerity when he delivers his annual budget next week, a think-tank said. By contrast, a smooth transition from the European Union would give Hammond more room for borrowing and … Read More

BoE should raise rates, but be ready for U-turn: NIESR

08 August, 2018 10:00 am 10:00 am

LONDON (Reuters) – The Bank of England should raise interest rates this week but also tell the public it will be ready to make a U-turn if Brexit talks sour or trade tensions with the United States escalate, a leading economic think tank said on Wednesday. The National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) … Read More