For the first time in a year, UK inflation has exceeded 0.1%, rising to 0.2% in December, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
The rate remained positive last month, with the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) measure rising to 0.2%, from November's 0.1%. This is the highest rate recorded since January 2015 and above economists' expectations....
Markus Schomer, chief economist at PineBridge Investments, explains why he is forecasting stronger growth in the next two years as three shocks that hit the global economy in the past 18 months fade away.
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Simon Currie, private investment funds partner at global law firm Morgan Lewis, examines how 'third country regimes' work and the implications for asset managers if an independent UK was allowed access to the EU single market.