Recession

What the EU recession means for the bloc’s future
EU coronavirus
In Depth

What the EU recession means for the bloc’s future

Second wave of coronavirus threatens to derail recovery plans
24 Sep 2020
Tory MPs warn Rishi Sunak against ‘historic tax grab’
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In Depth

Tory MPs warn Rishi Sunak against ‘historic tax grab’

Conservative MPs claim planned hikes will ‘strangle’ economy as debt rockets
1 Sep 2020
What would a UK ‘recession to end all recessions’ look like?
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In Depth

What would a UK ‘recession to end all recessions’ look like?

Chancellor warns UK is set for ‘unprecedented’ economic downturn as result of pandemic
14 May 2020
British economy ‘collapsing’ as confidence falls
Britain's high street retailers are in crisis
In Depth

British economy ‘collapsing’ as confidence falls

Hopes dashed that the economy will recover swiftly
4 May 2020
Eurozone economy shrinks at record rate
The Eurozone has enjoyed a remarkable recovery since the dark days of the Greek debt crisis and recession
In Brief

Eurozone economy shrinks at record rate

Fears of deep recession piles pressure on EU governments to agree trillion-euro bailout programme
1 May 2020
Is a Covid-19 global recession now inevitable?
Steep losses on Wall Street have caused global stock market slump
In Depth

Is a Covid-19 global recession now inevitable?

Eurozone shrinking as US GDP falls at sharpest rate since the 2008 financial crisis
30 Apr 2020
Half the world’s countries ask for IMF bailout
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In Brief

Half the world’s countries ask for IMF bailout

International Monetary Fund boss says she will use ‘full toolbox’ to deal with ‘emergency like no other’
17 Apr 2020

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Why HS2 construction is going ahead despite lockdown
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Why HS2 construction is going ahead despite lockdown

Government decision for contracted firms to begin work on rail line blasted as ‘tone-deaf’
15 Apr 2020
Why economic crash could cost more lives than coronavirus
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In Depth

Why economic crash could cost more lives than coronavirus

Experts are predicted a global downturn ‘at least as bad’ as the 2008 crisis - and possibly worse
25 Mar 2020
Fears of US recession recede
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In Depth

Fears of US recession recede

After months of unease, the short-term outlook for the US economy looks sanguine
7 Nov 2019
Hong Kong plunges into recession
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Hong Kong plunges into recession

Rolling protests have caused the economy to shrink 3.2% in three months
1 Nov 2019
UK recession alert as services struggle
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In Brief

UK recession alert as services struggle

Brexit uncertainty and global trade woes have restricted growth and investment
4 Oct 2019
Instant Opinion: Elizabeth Warren on the ‘up, up, up’
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Instant Opinion: Elizabeth Warren on the ‘up, up, up’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 13 September
13 Sep 2019
Surprise economic growth - is recession off the cards?
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In Brief

Surprise economic growth - is recession off the cards?

Office for National Statistics announced 0.3% increase in activity
10 Sep 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘How British degrees lost their value’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘How British degrees lost their value’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 22 August
22 Aug 2019
Is the US on the brink of recession?
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In Brief

Is the US on the brink of recession?

Trump dismisses warnings, but markets and analysts believe slump is near
20 Aug 2019
Sales surge dampens fear of UK recession
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In Brief

Sales surge dampens fear of UK recession

Even department stores saw an increase in sales last month as consumers appear unfazed by Brexit uncertainty
16 Aug 2019
Is there about to be a recession?
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 14: A board displays the closing numbers on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on August 14, 2019 in New York City. Following news of an economic slow
In Depth

Is there about to be a recession?

Investors are losing confidence in the global economy amid the ongoing US-China trade war and the stuttering performance of key economies
15 Aug 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘Are we due another recession?’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Are we due another recession?’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Monday 29 July
29 Jul 2019
Risk of no-deal Brexit may have pushed UK into recession
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In Brief

Risk of no-deal Brexit may have pushed UK into recession

Leading economic forecaster says there is one in four chance Britain is in recession
23 Jul 2019
Europe facing another ‘lost decade’
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In Brief

Europe facing another ‘lost decade’

Ten years after the financial crisis, economic stagnation risks becoming the new normal
19 Jul 2019
UK economy at highest risk of recession since 2007 crash
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In Depth

UK economy at highest risk of recession since 2007 crash

Resolution Foundation warns Britain can do little to evade a recession, and is ill-equipped to protect itself in the event of one
15 Jul 2019
UK recession fears mount after slew of weak data
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In Brief

UK recession fears mount after slew of weak data

Country experiences second-steepest fall in output since the financial crisis
4 Jul 2019
Economists fear a 2020 US recession surge
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In Brief

Economists fear a 2020 US recession surge

America's business leaders worry Donald Trump’s protectionist trade policies will send US economy into a tailspin
4 Jun 2019
IMF projects 70% of world economy will slow this year
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In Brief

IMF projects 70% of world economy will slow this year

Lender of last resort warns of stagnating manufacturing, slumping trade growth and political turmoil
10 Apr 2019
Can anything stop the next global recession?
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In Brief

Can anything stop the next global recession?

IMF warns emergency tool kit that pulled global economy out of 2008 financial crisis might not work a second time
26 Mar 2019
Germany narrowly avoids recession
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In Brief

Germany narrowly avoids recession

Eurozone’s largest economy avoids consecutive negative quarter growth, but the future looks uncertain
15 Feb 2019
Davos 2019: what to watch for at the World Economic Forum
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In Brief

Davos 2019: what to watch for at the World Economic Forum

Conference begins amid political and economic storms as some world leaders choose to stay away
23 Jan 2019
Could junk debt lead to a new subprime-style meltdown?
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In Brief

Could junk debt lead to a new subprime-style meltdown?

Bank of England sparks concern among central banks after revealing the size of the global risky loan market
21 Jan 2019
Is the US economy on the brink of recession?
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In Brief

Is the US economy on the brink of recession?

Market volatility, inverted yield curves and weak jobs figures suggest a slowdown in 2019
11 Dec 2018
Can pregnancy rates predict a recession?
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Can pregnancy rates predict a recession?

Analysis shows number of women falling pregnant drops several months before the start of an economic downturn
27 Feb 2018
Global financial system facing ‘perfect storm’
Wall Street's famous bull is a focus for protesters
In Depth

Global financial system facing ‘perfect storm’

Senior OECD banker says the financial system now more dangerous than in 2008
23 Jan 2018
Link between recession and mental health problems explained
Mental health
In Depth

Link between recession and mental health problems explained

Financial crisis of 2008 led to rising unemployment, homelessness and poverty, says British Medical Journal
7 Sep 2016
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 25 Apr 2013

25 Apr 2013
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