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US-China trade

Tensions raised as tit-for-tat trade dispute escalates. 

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Alternative finance

Report on the growth of alternative finance.

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Monetary policy

Short questions

  1. Why are official inflation targets not set at zero?

  2. Explain how changes in interest rates affect aggregate demand.

  3. What is the likely time lag between a change in interest rates and a change in the price level?

  4. Why is it generally considered beneficial for interest rates to be changed by a small amount at a time?

  5. What is the liquidity trap?

  6. What is Goodhart's Law?

  7. Do changes in interest rates primarily affect the supply of money or the demand for money? Explain your answer.


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Sainsbury's-Asda merger

Sainsbury's and Asda confirm merger plans.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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New materials

Multiple choice papers for Paper Three.

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Brexit update

Article 50

What trading options are available to the UK?

Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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Tax avoidance

Double Irish - and a Dutch Sandwich more..

The OECD presents its final package for reform of international tax rules..more

Bank of England - cuts interest rates to 0.25%..more.

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