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Politics News: Brexit: Politics, not economics, has a forecasting problem

Chris Giles A year ago, Andy Haldane caused a stir when he said that economists’ failure to foresee the 2008-09 crash had been the profession’s “Michael Fish moment”. Recalling the unfortunate weather forecaster’s inaccurate on-air dismissal of hurricane risks in 1987, the Bank of England’s chief economist noted how weather forecasters had upped their game…



Posted: 2018-02-01 14:09:00

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The UK votes to leave the European Union, prompting David Cameron to announce he is to step down as prime minister - and UKIP leader Nigel Farage to declare it "independence day".

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Terminology Brexit Brexit (like its early variant, Brixit) is a portmanteau of "British" and "exit". It was derived by analogy from Grexit, referring to a hypothetical withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone (and possibly also the EU).

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LONDON — Paul Marshall, a cofounder of British hedge fund giant Marshall Wace, has accused the Bank of England of being excessively negative about Brexit, and by doing so, says the central bank is at risk of ruining its credibility.

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Theresa May is facing a mounting backlash over her "catastrophic" election campaign after her snap election gamble failed to pay off and Britain was left with a hung parliament this morning.

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