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Liz Truss’s Departure Creates Economic Uncertainty As Inflation Rises

The departure of Prime Minister Liz Truss raises uncertainty in a country searching for answers to soaring inflation and stagnant growth. Read More




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Lessons From Liz Truss’s Handling of U.K. Inflation

The sharp policy U-turn by Liz Truss, Britain’s prime minister, reveals the perils of taking the wrong path in the fight against scalding inflation. Read More




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Britain’s Economic Experiment Stumbles at the Start

Britain’s economy has wobbled along since the financial crisis more than a decade ago, in 2008, with weak productivity and low pay. Recently, it lost its place as the world’s […]




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Sleepy Corner of U.K.’s Pension Industry Forced the Bank of England’s Hand

Plans by Britain’s new prime minister, Liz Truss, to cut taxes and freeze energy bills landed like a bomb in a niche corner of financial markets, hitting government bond prices […]




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Britain’s Gamble on Tax Cuts has Economists Warning of Past Mistakes

Ms. Truss has been cheered on by conservative champions of supply-side economics in the United States, including many of the chief backers of Mr. Trump’s tax cuts. Stephen Moore, who […]




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Why the British Pound Continues to Sink

Over the centuries, British leaders have often gone to extraordinary lengths to protect the pound’s value, viewing its strength as a sign of the country’s economic power and influence. King […]




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Pound Falls as U.K. Debt and Tax Cut Plans Worry Investors

Much of the outward business of government in Britain is grinding to a halt during 10 days of national mourning until the state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II, when schools, […]