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What's happening to the UK economy?

Recently, the UK saw concerns that the pound would sink to parity with the dollar, turmoil in the bond market and the Bank of England forced to step in. What caused the financial market gyrations? Using interactive charts, this column tells the story of a turbulent week for the pound, the market for UK government debt, the country's main institutions of economic policy-making and the British public.

Richard Davies

30 September 2022

Economics Observatory

This Blog is published under the centre's Growth programme.

This publication comes under the following theme: UK productivity and policy