Summary October’s headline inflation rate of 11.1% was largely led by two groups: Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, and Food. This week’s chart assesses the drivers behind these groups, to judge their likely trajectory into 2023. What does the chart show? The chart shows the contribution to the overall year-on-year rate of inflation […]
Whilst efforts have been made to improve efficiency, they have often ended in failure. A coordinated and committed approach is needed to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, and lower household bills.
As issues such as sustainability and energy independence face the country, perhaps the energy mix requires a review.
This week, we present a series of charts to examine the price cap, the measures put in place, and what they mean for households.
The raising of the energy price cap has attracted a lot of attention and may have assisted in keeping some smaller providers in the market. This week’s chart analyses wholesale gas prices, and what the future may hold if prices continue to rise.
Investors have flocked to those sectors which they believe will benefit from lasting post-pandemic trends, and avoided those that have proven less resilient – with Information Technology up 29% at one extreme, and Energy down 41% at the other.