Tag: pandemic

Chart of the Week

The pandemic, as well as the government's response to it, has accelerated the growth in house prices relative to rental prices, and weakened the London housing market relative to the rest of England.

/ July 29, 2021

Chart of the Week

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.

/ August 27, 2020

Chart of the Week

According to the Bank of England, the availability of mortgages declined dramatically in the three months ending May 2020 – implying a bigger credit squeeze than in the worst three-month period of the global financial crisis.

/ July 30, 2020

Chart of the Week

Wayne Rooney decried that ‘[If] Manchester United or Man City need 30 per cent of their players’ wages to survive… then football is in a far worse position than any of us imagined.’.

/ July 23, 2020