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UK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — Has Help to Buy really helped?UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Most sectors have scope for productivity reboundThis article appears in multiple services — Is the Chancellor’s budget surplus law a step too far?UK Economics > UK Data Response — Construction Output (Apr.)Global Markets > Global Markets Update — A selection of our key calls (advanced economies)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Commercial property investment (May)UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Deflation Watch: UK to exit deflation after just a monthUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — RICS Residential Market Survey (May)UK Markets > UK Markets Chart Book — Demand for gilts weakens despite soft economic newsUK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Update — Which regions have the greatest scope for catch-up growth?
UK Economics > UK Data Response — Industrial Production (Apr.)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — South East offices poised for further outperformanceUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics (Q1)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Trade (Apr.)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — BRC Retail Sales Monitor (May)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Has food price inflation reached a trough?UK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Data Response — Regional PMIs (May)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Monthly — Early signs that housing demand is recoveringGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — Surge in German Bund yields unlikely to lastUK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — What scope does Osborne have to smooth the cuts?
UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — What does the surge in leisure spending mean for property?This article appears in multiple services — Inflation risks to keep MPC on hold throughout 2015UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Halifax House Prices (May)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Has the boom in car sales run out of gas?UK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Reviving investment helping economy to rebalanceUK Economics > UK Data Response — Markit/CIPS Report on Services (May) & OECD Ec. OutlookUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Nationwide House Prices (May)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Lending to commercial property & CIPS construction (Apr./May)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Household Borrowing Monitor (Apr.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Mortgage Lending (Apr.)
UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Land Registry Repeat Sales Index (Apr.)This article appears in multiple services — Markit/CIPS Report on Manufacturing (May)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — IPF Consensus Forecasts (Q2)UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Encouraging signs beneath Q1 weaknessUK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — GfK/NOP Consumer Confidence (May)UK Markets > MPC Watch — Deflation and overseas risks to keep rate rise at bayUK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Slowdown in spending in Q1 won’t be long-lastingThis article appears in multiple services — GDP: Second Estimate & Expenditure Breakdown (Q1)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — BBA Mortgage Lending (Apr.)UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Will the fiscal squeeze boost inflation again?
UK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — Can London house prices keep on rising?UK Economics > UK Economics Focus — The UK economy after the electionUK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — CBI Distributive Trades Survey (May)This article appears in multiple services — Is that it for deflation?Global Markets > Developed Markets Valuation Monitor — Will the yen remain undervalued?UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — De Montfort Survey confirms cautious attitude to developmentUK Economics > UK Data Response — Public Finances (Apr.)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — London offices - headed for a period of excess supply?UK Consumer > UK Consumer Monthly — Spending still on track for strongest growth since 2005UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Housebuilding (Q1)
This article appears in multiple services — Retail Sales (Apr.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Monthly — Conservative win will revive prime London markeUK Economics > UK Economics Update — Unfunded pledges give Osborne a tough choiceThis article appears in multiple services — MPC Minutes (May)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Analyst — Households well-placed to endure renewed fiscal squeezeUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — CML Lending Trends (2015 Q1)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Consumer Prices & Producer Prices (Apr.)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Analyst — A favourable occupier market outlookUK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Gilt market ‘rout’ poses little threat to economyThis article appears in multiple services — Deflation Watch: Negative inflation, but for one month only
UK Markets > UK Markets Chart Book — Sterling vulnerable to renewed dollar weaknessUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — RICS Residential Market Survey (Apr.)UK Cities & Regions > UK Cities & Regions Chart Book — Still substantial regional differences in wage growthThis article appears in multiple services — Bank of England Inflation Report (May)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Employment data (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — Labour market data (Mar./Apr.)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Industrial Production (Mar.)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — BRC Retail Sales Monitor (Apr.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — What impact will a Conservative majority have on the housing market?UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Commercial property investment (Apr.)
This article appears in multiple services — Austerity and low inflation likely to keep MPC inactiveGlobal Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — Fresh euro weakness should buoy German equitiesUK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Tory majority brings more clarity to fiscal outlookUK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Has the general election changed the consumer outlook?UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Focus — How big is the safe-haven premium for London property?UK Economics > UK Data Response — Trade (Mar.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Halifax House Prices (Apr.)UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Tory win removes risk of prolonged political uncertaintyUK Housing > UK Housing Market Monthly — Active housing demand depressed despite fall in mortgage ratesUK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Why aren’t consumers spending their extra cash?
This article appears in multiple services — Rise in gilt yields does not reflect election concernsUK Consumer > UK Economics Chart Book — Few signs of election uncertainty undermining recoveryUK Economics > UK Economics Update — Post-election negotiations unlikely to redraw fiscal outlookUK Housing > UK Housing Market Focus — Are high construction costs holding back housebuilding?UK Economics > UK Data Response — Markit/CIPS Report on Services (Apr.)This article appears in multiple services — Election just one reason to keep rates on holdUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — CIPS/Markit Construction PMI (Apr.)UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Recovery should endure political uncertaintyUK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Household Borrowing Monitor (Mar.)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Markit/CIPS Report on Manuf. (Apr.) & Money and Credit (Mar.)
UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Mortgage Lending (Mar.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Land Registry Repeat Sales Index (Mar.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Land Registry Repeat Sales Index (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — Election 2015 PreviewUK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — GfK/NOP Consumer Confidence (Apr.)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — CBI Distributive Trades Survey (Apr.)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Monthly — Yield compression strengthens again in MarchUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Nationwide House Prices (Apr.)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — RICS Commercial Property Market Survey (Q1)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — BBA Mortgage Lending (Mar.)
This article appears in multiple services — Preliminary estimate of GDP (Q1)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — Stamp duty holiday will provide little help to first-time buyersUK Economics > UK Data Response — CBI Industrial Trends Survey (Apr. & Q2)UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Grexit risks underline need for MPC cautionUK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — What is the fall in the number of vacant dwellings telling us?UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Does the economy struggle when governments are weak?UK Consumer > UK Consumer Monthly — Confidence not dented by election uncertaintyUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — RICS Construction Survey (Q1)This article appears in multiple services — Public Finances & Retail Sales (Mar.)UK Markets > UK Markets Chart Book — Markets underestimating potential election impact
UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Update — Is industrial property now overvalued?UK Economics > UK Economics Update — EU referendum uncertainty needn’t derail the recoveryThis article appears in multiple services — MPC Minutes (Apr.)UK Housing > The UK Housing Market Analyst — A strong economic backdrop and low mortgage rates will lead to further house price gainsUK Economics > UK Economics Update — Election set to have bigger market impact than previous onesUK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Does the economic outlook hinge on who wins?UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Employment data (Feb.)UK Economics > UK Data Response — Labour market data (Feb./Mar.)Global Markets > Developed Markets Valuation Monitor — What is the relative valuation of euro-zone equities?UK Economics > UK Quarterly Review — Don’t underestimate the economy’s hidden slack
UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — RICS Residential Market Survey (Mar.)UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Fiscal paths not as different as manifestos implyUK Housing > UK Housing Market Update — Extending Right to Buy will reduce housing market efficiencyUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Commercial property investment (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — Consumer Prices & Producer Prices (Mar.)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — BRC Retail Sales Monitor (Mar.)Global Markets > Global Markets Update — What next for UK Gilts?This article appears in multiple services — Should we trust the upbeat business surveys?UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Deflation Watch: UK could now be in deflationThis article appears in multiple services — Industrial Production & Construction Output (Feb.)
UK Housing > UK Housing Market Monthly — Strong fundamentals boost housing sentimentUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Focus — Are property values within sight of their peak?UK Economics > UK Economics Update — MPC to leave rates on hold for at least another yearThis article appears in multiple services — Trade (Feb.)UK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Halifax House Prices (Mar.)European Economics > European Economic Outlook — Recovery prospects clouded by GreeceUK Housing > UK Housing Market Data Response — Bank of England Credit Conditions Survey (Q1)UK Economics > UK Economics Chart Book — Inflation is dead, but should rise again before longThis article appears in multiple services — CIPS/Markit Report on Services (Mar.)Global Markets > Developed Markets Chart Book — US corporate bonds should weather Fed tightening
UK Economics > UK Economics Weekly — Current account cloud casting shadow over recoveryUK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — CIPS/Markit Construction PMI (Mar.)This article appears in multiple services — “Noflation” unlikely to prompt rate cutThis article appears in multiple services — Markit/CIPS Report on Manuf. (Mar.) & Productivity (Q4)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Consumer recovery rests on strong foundationsUK Economics > UK Data Response — National Accounts & Balance of Payments (Q4)UK Commercial Property > UK Commercial Property Data Response — Colliers/Real Estate Capital Pricing SurveyUK Consumer > UK Consumer Data Response — GfK/NOP Consumer Confidence (Mar.)UK Consumer > UK Consumer Update — Household Borrowing Monitor (Mar.)UK Economics > UK Economics Update — Monetary Indicators Monitor (Mar.)