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ITEM's Special Housing Report says the return of house price inflation raises concerns over a potential housing bubble in London.
Quarterly UK Forecast
The UK's economic rebound continues to exceed expectations. With GDP now projected to grow 2.7% in 2014 and 2.4% in 2015, it's easy to assume good times are back.
Quarterly Financial Services Forecast
Improved outlook for the UK economy a solid base for growth in the industry..
Scotland is enjoying its most sustained period of economic growth in three years, thanks in part to increased consumer spending.
Bi-annual Ireland Forecast
The Economic Eye is the only forecast that covers both North and South Ireland together.
Finally: “green shoots” of recovery in the All-Island domestic economy.