Britain's economy grew a little faster in the third quarter than first estimated and the country's current account deficit shrank to its smallest since 2012, a small boost ahead of what looks set to be a sluggish end to the year ahead of Brexit.
福利网站Britain's new government named Andrew Bailey as the Bank of England's next boss on Friday, entrusting a veteran regulator and technocrat with steering the economy and its vast finance industry through Brexit.
福利网站Confidence among British consumers and businesses rose to the highest level in five months in the run-up to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's emphatic election victory last week, surveys showed on Friday.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government plans to introduce a 50% discount in business rates for Britain's small retailers to boost the country's struggling high streets and pledged a "fundamental review" of the whole system in the future.
Britain plans to balance the government's current budget, which excludes investment spending, within three years, Queen Elizabeth confirmed on Thursday as she outlined the plans of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government.
The Bank of England kept interest rates steady on Thursday, saying it was too soon to gauge how much Prime Minister Boris Johnson's election victory would lift the Brexit uncertainty that has hung over the economy.
British house prices are expected to rise around 2% next year, little changed from this year, as uncertainty around Brexit is likely to lift only briefly, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) said on Thursday.