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Economic outlook and indicators

October 2018

The latest Budget from the Chancellor has been described as the biggest Budget giveaway since 2010.

Coming as Brexit talks reach their climax, is this a Brexit Budget that will last, or will we all be back for more? In the latest outlook, Henk Potts discusses the Budget, Brexit and global stock markets and what the implications for the economy could be.

Listen to the outlook below, or you can download the conversation as a podcast to hear the full conversation on the go.

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday 30 October 2018.

Download the conversation in full as a podcast to listen on the go from any of the following podcasting apps:


Consumer Prices Index 
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window)
Last updated: 17 October 2018
Next update: 14 November 2018

Price of Milk
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window) 
Last updated: 17 October 2018
Next update: 14 November 2018

Bank of England Official Base Rate
Source: Bank of England^ (opens in a new window)
Last changed: 2 August 2018
Next update: 1 November 2018

Quarterly GDP growth
Source: ONS^ (opens in a new window)  
Last updated: 10 October 2018
Next update: 9 November 2018

2018 forecast
Source: Barclays
Last updated: 26 October 2018