How is the UK Economy Coping Post-Brexit?

Introducing the Bloomberg Brexit Barometer. This custom index, which combines key measures of the U.K. economy in one number, makes its public debut today. The barometer will help you keep track as Britain prepares to separate from the European Union. The index, which is made up of indicators for employment, inflation, growth and uncertainty, is updated daily. The more it goes up, the better the economy — and vice versa.

Today, the barometer declined slightly from Friday, at 30, as financial markets were largely calm two days before Prime Minister Theresa May officially starts the separation process.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Currency Analyst at OANDA
Based in London, England, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a Market Analyst. With more than five years' experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while conducting macroeconomic commentary. He has been published by The Financial Times, Reuters, the Wall Street Journal and The Telegraph, and he also appears regularly as a guest commentator on networks including Sky News, Bloomberg, CNBC and BBC. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and he is recognized as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.