Month: June 2019

April pending home sales fall unexpectedly

Home shoppers signed 1.5% fewer contracts to buy existing homes in April compared to March, according to the National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index. Sales were 2% lower than in April 2018, June 16, 2012. Pending sales are an indicator of future closures and are therefore the most up-to-date measure of activity in […]

Business lobby group CBI warns Tories over no-deal Brexit

The Association of British industry has warned Conservative top candidates against a brexit without a deal. Such a scenario would cause “serious” damage to businesses, said the panel-which supports the party-to all MPs. General director Carolyn Fairbairn told BBC Radio 4’s Today program that a no-deal Brexit should be an option “not even considered”.