Economy

  • Biggest fallers: We've teamed up with cap-hpi to exclusively tell you which 20 mainstream cars have slid in value most

    The used cars that are crashing in value REVEALED

    Despite used car prices being at record high levels, values of some mainstream models have plummeted by more than a fifth in the last 12 months, exclusive data shared with This is Money reveals. We’ve listed the 20 biggest fallers in the last year, with large, diesel-powered SUVs dominating the rankings.  While this will be particularly bad news for owners…

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  • Could you live with this every day? The Citroen Ami is Britain's cheapest, smallest, slowest and shortest-range car. We've put one to the test for the week setting it seven chores and tasks in seven days

    Can you really live with a Citroen Ami? We put the dinky EV to the test

    ‘I met this car on Friday, took it for a drink on Sunday, we were at the recycling centre by Wednesday…’ Ladies, gentlemen, Craig David enthusiasts… say ‘bonjour’ to the electric Citroen Ami. It’s Britain’s cheapest, smallest, slowest and shortest-range new car on sale today. Could you live with one on a daily basis? Or, in this case, can I live…

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  • Vulnerable: Britain is the only advanced country which thinks it is sound policy to tighten fiscal and monetary policy at the same time as heading into recession

    ALEX BRUMMER: Don’t sell Britain short

    ALEX BRUMMER: Don’t sell Britain short – warning about sterling’s vulnerability to further falls, from hedge fund manager, not an accident By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 16:50 EST, 25 November 2022 | Updated: 03:08 EST, 26 November 2022 You have to think that a warning about sterling’s vulnerability to further falls, from a prominent hedge fund manager,…

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  • Head-turner: Funky Cat, the all-electric newcomer from China

    Full on feline fun: Funky Cat is new car from Ora, says RAY MASSEY

    This is one cat that’s got the cream. For Funky Cat is the name of the eye-catching pure-electric car from new Chinese electric-only brand Ora.  I had people giving thumbs-up signs and stopping me in the street to talk about it.  Priced from £31,995, the four-door, five-seat First Edition launch model is cleverly packaged and well-stocked with lots of standard…

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  • No deal: Business was slow as High Streets suffered with Black Friday deals failing to lure shoppers back into stores

    Bleak Friday as shoppers swerve the High Street

    Bleak Friday as shoppers swerve the High Street: Bitter blow as numbers remained below pre-pandemic levels By John Abiona For The Daily Mail Published: 16:50 EST, 25 November 2022 | Updated: 16:55 EST, 25 November 2022 High Streets suffered a bitter blow as Black Friday deals failed to lure shoppers back into stores.  Numbers remained below pre-pandemic levels. While high…

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  • Have savings and mortgage rates already peaked? This is Money podcast

    Have savings and mortgage rates already peaked? This is Money podcast

    We publish the podcast every Friday to the player on This is Money, above, and on Apple Podcasts (iTunes), the most popular, Spotify, Audioboom, and so many more. To download the Apple Podcasts app go to the App store. On Android devices, go to the Google Play store to download the podcast app of your choice.  You can press play to…

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  • Can Jeremy Hunt fix the UK economy? Strictly Business debate

    Can Jeremy Hunt fix the UK economy? Strictly Business debate

    Can Jeremy Hunt fix the UK economy and get it firing on all cylinders again? Watch the STRICTLY BUSINESS debate By Alex Brummer for the Daily Mail Published: 12:40 EST, 25 November 2022 | Updated: 12:42 EST, 25 November 2022 <!– <!– <!–<!– <!– <!– <!– The Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, donned his hair shirt for his Autumn Statement, and delivered…

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  • Maradona's Merc: This beautiful 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 5.0-litre was a gift to the Argentine football icon during his early professional career playing for Buenos Aires. It will be sold at a Paris auction in early 2023

    Mercedes owned by Maradona to be auctioned

    A classic Mercedes sports car first owned by football legend, the late Diego Maradona, is set to go under the hammer early next year and could fetch around £200,000. The 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 5.0-litre was delivered new to Argentina’s greatest player of a generation during his early professional career playing for Buenos Aires club, Boca Juniors, shortly before departing for Europe…

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  • BUSINESS LIVE: Ofgem market shake-up; SSE to sell Transition stake

    BUSINESS LIVE: Ofgem market shake-up; SSE to sell Transition stake

    BUSINESS LIVE: Ofgem plots energy market shake-up; SSE to sell network business stake; D-Day for Aveva shareholders as takeover looms By Live Commentary Published: 02:36 EST, 25 November 2022 | Updated: 05:01 EST, 25 November 2022 <!– <!– <!–<!– <!– <!– <!– Advertisement Share or comment on this article: Some links in this article may be affiliate links. If you…

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  • The number of people enquiring about a rental move is up by 23 per cent on a year ago, according to Rightmove

    Red-hot rental market intensifies as buyers hit the pause button

    Demand for rental homes is on the increase as prospective buyers hit the pause button to see what happens with mortgage rates in the New Year, new data suggests. The number of people enquiring about a rental move is up by 23 per cent on a year ago, according to Rightmove. This comes as mortgage rates rocketed after Kwasi Kwarteng’s…

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