We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.

Close
In association with

Home > Investments > Economic Indicators

Economic Indicators

Latest News

May 29, 2015

Greek exit not IMF ‘baseline’ scenario

Organisation warns a comprehensive solution to Greek debt issues is “critical for the long run sustainability of economic policy”.

Investments| May 29, 2015

Cowley: “You’re bound to get things wrong at some point”

Departing manager warns that the margin of error for bond managers has reduced.

From Mortgages| May 28, 2015

Gross mortgage lending falls but approvals up: BBA

Business lending has risen in three of the first four months this year.

Asia Pacific| May 28, 2015

Nikkei 225 closes higher for tenth day

Japan’s index was up for a tenth consecutive session as it continues its winning streak.

May 28, 2015

Nasdaq closes at new record

The index closed up 73.84 points as technology stocks rallied and Greece looks set to secure a deal with creditors.

From Mortgages| May 27, 2015

Lending down across the country during Q1: CML

Remortgaging bucks the trend during the first quarter.

Economic Indicators
FTSE 100 6,984 -0.80%
CPI inflation 0.3%
FTSE 250 18,154 -0.45%
Base interest rate 0.5%

Data delayed by at least 15 minutes

Analysis & Opinion

From Special Report: Property - May 2015| May 26, 2015

Is the UK market in a property bubble?

Property has delivered strong returns in the past few years, but how much longer can it last?

InterviewfromEuropean| May 18, 2015

‘Because we are different it means the debate is robust’

BlackRock European equity duo Andreas Zoellinger and Alice Gaskell tell Ellie Duncan how they play to each other’s strengths and weaknesses.

From Special Report: Frontier Markets - May 2015| May 11, 2015

Fresh leaders may revitalise Argentina

Many frontier markets are experiencing the early stages of political or economic reforms.

From Special Report: Frontier Markets - May 2015| May 11, 2015

Winners and losers from fall in oil price

What are the headwinds and tailwinds likely to affect frontier markets?

More on Economic Indicators
Adviser Guides

Key Adviser Issues in Budget 2015

Everything you need to know about the key measures affecting you and your clients from George Osborne’s sixth Budget.

Special Reports

Spring Investment Monitor - March 2015

This era of cheap oil is the best and worst of times.

FTAdviser Blog

Government’s inflation lies tick me off

Surely the government’s measure of inflation is a joke?

Adviser Guides

Guide to macro-economics and investment portfolios

A macro-economic view explores the big themes that are going to affect the global economic environment.

Special Reports

Monetary Policy - January 2015

Diverging monetary policies will create opportunities and pitfalls.

FTAdviser Blog

True platform due diligence requires deep data digging

Due diligence is not something you do to keep the regulator happy; it is what you do to protect your clients and your business.

Special Reports

Winter Investment Monitor - December 2014

What can markets expect as 2015 approaches?

FTAdviser Blog

Investing should be as simple as ‘ABC’… and ‘D’

Many investment portfolios I see lack structure and carry far too much risk.

Recent Articles
  1. Nearly 50% of postcodes yet to see a Help to Buy completion
    From Mortgages| May 27, 2015

    Nearly 50% of postcodes yet to see a Help to Buy completion

    Leicester is England’s top Help to Buy city, while Bedford contains the busiest postcode district.

  2. EY: 31% of firms to cease UK investment before EU vote
    May 27, 2015

    EY: 31% of firms to cease UK investment before EU vote

    Ernst & Young report predicts foreign direct investment (FDI) to the UK will be hit in the build-up to the EU referendum.

  3. Market View: US economy is playing dead
    Investments| May 27, 2015

    Market View: US economy is playing dead

    Bad weather and suspicious data conspire to make the US appear in poorer shape than it is.

  4. Gross mortgage lending falls 8%: BSA
    From Mortgages| May 27, 2015

    Gross mortgage lending falls 8%: BSA

    Societies hold a 20 per cent share of mortgage balances, trade body says.

  5. Halifax reveals we do like to live beside the seaside
    From Mortgages| May 26, 2015

    Halifax reveals we do like to live beside the seaside

    Average house prices in British seaside towns is up by a third since 2005, lender’s latest statistics show.

  6. Bond funds guard against imminent inflation threat
    Fixed Income| May 26, 2015

    Bond funds guard against imminent inflation threat

    As the UK falls into deflation, managers get ready for inflation to come roaring back.

  7. German GDP growth of 0.3% in Q1
    May 22, 2015

    German GDP growth of 0.3% in Q1

    The German economy continues to grow but at slower pace than the final quarter of 2014.

  8. Bank of Japan maintains pace of QQE
    May 22, 2015

    Bank of Japan maintains pace of QQE

    Central bank notes inflation will sit at zero per cent “for the time being” but argues the economy is recovering “moderately”.

  9. Waverton hires Andrew Fleming as chief executive
    Investments| May 21, 2015

    Waverton hires Andrew Fleming as chief executive

    Former Kames Capital boss to replace Hugh Grootenhuis from July 1

  10. ETFs continue to storm the global market with growth
    ETFs & Trackers| May 21, 2015

    ETFs continue to storm the global market with growth

    Fixed income ETF industry now stands at about $460bn (£293bn) globally.

More on FTAdviser
FTA jobs