All posts by Aimée Allam

UK Trade Balance

Chart of the Week: Week 38, 2014: UK Trade Balance

Last week it was reported that the UK's balance of trade deficit increased to an estimated £3.3bn in July, compared to £2.4bn the previous month.

/ September 17, 2014
Sterling Exchange Rate

Chart of the Week: Week 37, 2014: Sterling Exchange Rate

With the Scottish independence referendum due to take place next week, a poll released a few days ago suggesting that the "Yes" vote might actually win sparked panic, causing a fall in the value of the pound.

/ September 10, 2014
EU Unemployment Comparison

Chart of the Week: Week 36, 2014: EU Unemployment Comparison

Eurostat published their unemployment update at the end of last week, showing that the rate across the EU28 has fallen from 10.9% last year to 10.2% in July.

/ September 3, 2014
Public Sector Net Borrowing

Chart of the Week: Week 35, 2014: Public Sector Net Borrowing

Government financial statistics were released at the end of last week, showing that public sector net borrowing was higher in the first third of the financial year than in any other since 2010.

/ August 27, 2014