The joint progress report leaves several options open for the UK but phase II of negotiations is likely to prove at least as difficult as phase I.
The UK stockmarket rose in the first half of 2017 in the face of political and economic uncertainty. We look at why and what the future may bring.
European equities remain a recovery story, says Rory Bateman in his latest EuroView. He discusses recent positive economic data as well as banks, Brexit, and fund flows.
Keith Wade gives a mid-year overview of the global economic outlook. Topics include fading political risk in the eurozone, challenges posed by Brexit, prospects for the “Trump trade” and a discussion of current low market volatility.