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Andrew Verity
BBC economics correspondent. Should mean I'm corresponding with everyone. If you know something others should know, get in touch. Views mine: facts, everyone's.
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Emanuel Derman Aug 29
"Pursuit of innovations in monetary policy is diverting attention inaction of fiscal policy"
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Julie Aug 26
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Melanie Bien Aug 25
Consumer borrowing rises as mortgage approvals fall > client comments in the Times (£)
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Henry Pryor Aug 25
We built 140k new homes in year to June according to official stats, some way off the 200k pa everyone aspires to..
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Kevin Green Aug 25
Nice to see the cover Rec jobs outlook
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Andrew Verity Aug 25
please message me
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Tony Tassell Aug 18
The op-ed by Deutsche whistleblower should be read by anyone interested in finance reg
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Andrew Verity Aug 18
ah: a Radiohead fan!
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John Dogherty Aug 18
When the going gets tough the wise STOP shopping. Spending because you can, not because you need, is lunacy.
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Paul Lewis Aug 18
When the going gets tough the tough get shopping
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Ben Chu Aug 18
Big divergence between consumer confidence and retail sales since the Brexit vote. Which will be brought into line?
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Andrew Verity Aug 18
(Consumer credit grew by 18.8% between June 2013 and June 2016) + (shop prices fell by 5.1% in the same period) = ignore Brexit, spend!
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Mark Dampier Aug 18
looked like we really needed that cut in interest rates!
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Andrew Verity Aug 18
Here's one reason we merrily spent more after the referendum: prices in the shops were 2% cheaper than last year:
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Andrew Verity Aug 18
The amount spent (by value) in the retail industry increased by 3.6% compared with July 2015 and 1.6% compared with June 2016. (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Aug 18
Retail sales volumes in July, the first full month post-referendum, were UP 1.4%
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Harald Malmgren Aug 17
Debt now bigger and leverage higher than 2008.Asset pricing set by CBs not mkts. Neg rates creating swamp under mkt structure. Systemic risk
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Andrew Verity Aug 17
The contrasting fortunes of the retired and the non-retired in the past nine years (according to ONS estimates):
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Andrew Verity Aug 17
In July 2016 the number claiming unemployment related benefits was 763,600 - down 8,600 on the month and 27,100 on the year (source - ONS)
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Andrew Verity Aug 17
The most up to date labour market stat (the claimant count) shows the number claiming unemployment-related benefits fell in July, post-vote
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