Market Features

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    Spain: End of the affair?

    2016-11-03T06:00:00Z

    With Spain’s economy in recovery and its construction industry bouncing back, ties between Spain and the UK have been strengthening. But after the Brexit vote, will the mutually beneficial relationship continue?

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    UK airports timeline: Half a century of political indecision

    2016-10-25T12:21:00Z

    Today’s government decision to back a third runway at Heathrow comes after nearly 50 years of debate about where to expand airport capacity in the South-east

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    Market review: Inflation on the horizon

    2016-10-25T06:00:00Z

    The data shows that the fall in the value of the pound is likely to lead to a period of inflation, with prices rising

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    HS2: On track?

    2016-10-14T06:00:00Z

    Amid negative headlines and political uncertainty, signs of progress on the UK’s next rail megaproject are contradictory at best

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    What if Trump does win?

    2016-10-07T06:00:00Z

    The very idea of ‘President Trump’ has gone from the realms of jokes and nightmares to potential reality. So as the world holds its breath for the result of November’s US election, David Blackman considers how a Trump presidency would affect UK firms

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    Colombia: Back in Bogotá

    2016-09-29T06:00:00Z

    As a historic peace deal between the Colombian government and rebel group Farc is signed, Building returns to Bogotá

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    Market review: Rise after the fall

    2016-09-27T11:24:00Z

    The economy bounced back after the immediate Brexit vote shock, with higher inflation failing to materialise

  • Construction
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    Market review: Get comfortable

    2016-08-23T06:00:00Z

    Despite Brexit causing an unwelcome stir, the total level of output is now comfortably above its pre-recession peak

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    Market forecast: Not the whole story

    2016-08-08T12:47:00Z

    As we look at the Q2 figures, people are ready to blame Brexit for plunging the UK construction economy into a darker period. But the reality is more complex. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

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    Market review: After Brexit

    2016-07-26T11:45:00Z

    Brexit has sent shockwaves through the construction industry, though the statistics have yet to reveal the full impact