India trade deal offers biggest hope for UK economy heading for a crisis

It has been anything but a smooth ride for the Rishi Sunak led UK government, with the latest official data released this week reflecting a shrinking economy and a looming two-year-long recession. The British Indian former finance minister, who took charge at 10 Downing Street last month with the promise to fix […]

India, UK working sincerely on free trade agreement: MEA

India on Thursday said it is working “sincerely” with the UK for finalisation of the proposed free trade agreement, days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Rishi Sunak agreed on the “early conclusion” of the deal. “Both sides are working sincerely on the free trade agreement,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi […]

Bank of England likely to go for a bigger than 75-bp rate hike: Report

Whether the Bank of England delivers a 75-basis-point increase in interest rates on November 3 or goes for an bigger lift to tamp down inflation is a close call among economists polled by Reuters . Rising borrowing costs are part of a cost of living crisis hammering consumer spending as Sunak becomes Britain’s third […]