• Growth is coming home: How a successful World Cup will boost the British economy as Brexit looms

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    England's World Cup campaign could give a major boost to the British economy.
    That's because when the team is playing, Brits spend on food, drinks and electronic goods.
    UK growth has been sclerotic since the Brexit vote in June 2016, and the World Cup could help it get back on track.
    "Without wishing to tempt fate, England's recent sporting success on the football field has probably added to that feel-good factor among England-supporting consumers," Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said in a speech this week.
    It's coming home.
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