Markets & economy

What a Tory government means for your wallet

Friday, 08 May 2015 | News

With David Cameron's Conservatives heading back to No.10 alone, the 52% of Moneywise readers who told us they believed the party would be best for their household finances

Inflation sticks at 0%

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 | News

The UK's consumer prices index (CPI) remained flat at 0% in March as the economy staves off deflation.

UK inflation falls to 0%

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | News

Inflation has fallen to 0% for the first time since it began to be measured by the consumer price index in 1997, edging the UK closer to deflation.

Budget 2015: winners and losers

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

George Osborne's sixth budget was reasonably muted, with none of the shock value of last year's announcements on pensions.

Budget 2015: At a glance

Wednesday, 18 March 2015 | News

Chancellor George Osborne has delivered his sixth annual Budget, in which he introduced flexible ISAs, a personal savings tax allowance, and confirmed a consultation into the re-sale of existing annuities.

Inflation rate slows to lowest on record

Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | News

The speed at which prices have been rising in the UK slowed to the lowest rate on record of just 0.3% in the year to January 2015, providing a boost to the nation's savers.

Inflation falls to 15-year low

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 | News

Savers were buoyed today by news that inflation fell to just 0.5% in December 2014 - its lowest point since May 2000, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

UK inflation hits 12-year low

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | News

Inflation has fallen to 1% for the year to 30 November, 0.2% lower than predicted and the weakest it has been for 12 years.

Autumn Statement 2014: at a glance

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 | News

Chancellor George Osborne delivered his 2014 Autumn Statement at 12.30pm on 3 December 2014. Here's our summary of the key announcements.

Autumn Statement 2014: winners and losers

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 | News

George Osborne hasn't got a huge amount of cash sitting around in his coffers at present, but he managed to dig deep to surprise certain sections of the population in his Autumn Statement.