Tag: recession

Historical Annual Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs by gender

Chart of the Week: Week 27, 2018: Gender Split and Returns of Cash vs Stocks and Shares ISAs

In general, women hold more ISAs than men (an average of 52% across ISA products), however in every year displayed, men are more likely to opt for stocks and shares ISAs when they do invest in ISAs. The number of...

/ July 5, 2018
International Post-Recession Recovery

Chart of the Week: Week 43, 2015: International Post-Recession Recovery

Preliminary figures released by the Office for National Statistics yesterday suggested that UK GDP growth in the third quarter of the year was 0.5% - lower than the previous quarter's growth rate of 0.7%, and the consensus forecast of 0.6%.

/ October 28, 2015
UK Recessions and Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 30, 2015: UK Recessions and Recoveries

The preliminary GDP growth figures for the second quarter of the year, released yesterday, showed a recovery from the disappointing growth of the first quarter.

/ July 29, 2015
UK Recessions and Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 31, 2014: UK Recessions and Recoveries

The preliminary estimate of GDP growth for the second quarter of 2014, released at the end of last week, suggested that the UK economy has finally overtaken the previous peak of output before the recession in 2008.

/ July 30, 2014