Is Britain's economy sliding into recession? The short answer is that no one knows. Uncertainty, however, is no excuse for ducking important decisions and the Bank of England must decide what to do about Brexit next week.
Global stocks mostly rose Wednesday as Tokyo launched a massive fiscal stimulus package and the US Federal Reserve kept interest rates low.
The Federal Reserve has voted to keep interest rates where they are, but noted that "near-term risks" to the economy have diminished, a sign that a hike is on the horizon.
Car prices in Britain will rise as a result of the country's decision to quit the European Union, the chief executive of Peugeot Citroen has predicted.
Investment in the UK's first new nuclear plant in decades, Hinkley Point in Somerset, is set to get final approval later on Thursday.