UK consumer spending fell for the third month in a row in July, the longest-running slump since February 2013, according to research from credit card giant Visa and financial services company IHS Markit.
US consumer spending grew at its quickest pace of the year last month, increasing by 0.4 percent from March, according to figures published by the Commerce Department on Tuesday.
The UK government is set to invoke Article 50 next month; however, those that voted to remain a part of the European Union are still far from being persuaded that the UK’s split with the trading bloc is a good idea.
No matter what your feelings on Valentine’s Day, chances are you forked out something for it anyway.
The battle is on and it’s not going to get any easier for countries fighting over oil and gas major capital spending.
The UK economy grew by 0.6 percent in the last three months of 2016, coming in ahead of expectations and wrong-footing expectations that June’s shock vote to quit the European Union would drag on growth.
These three things are going to have a significant impact on the wider world.