UK Economics

UK Economics Update

20 March, 2019

Explaining weak investment and strong employment

The current divergence between weak business investment growth and strong employment growth won’t last as it’s largely due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit. If there’s a no deal Brexit, both will weaken in tandem. If there is a Brexit deal (either before or after a short delay), the two should converge as business investment rebounds and employment growth eases.

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