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 Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam
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