• Technical recession was first in three years

    Technical recession was first in three years

    Bermuda dipped into a technical recession in the first three months of last year, revised figures show.

    The last time the island recorded two consecutive negative growth quarters — generally referred to as a technical recession — was 2014...

  • GDP bounces back after recession

    GDP bounces back after recession

    An economic indicator that strongly improved during the period when the island hosted the 2017 America’s Cup, has edged higher...

    • Jan 7, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Economic outlook: year of challenge ahead

    Economic outlook: year of challenge ahead

    Bermuda’s economy is facing challenges on multiple fronts as it heads into 2019.

    A potent combination of increasing...

    • Jan 2, 2019 8:00 am
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  • Survey finds labour force shrinking

    Survey finds labour force shrinking

    Bermuda’s labour force has shrunk over the past two years, while the unemployment rate has dropped and pay packets have...

    • Nov 27, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Free event to feature Preston economic model

    Free event to feature Preston economic model

    The economic rejuvenation of the English town of Preston through “community wealth building” has attracted much attention in...

    • Nov 15, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Inflation rate falls to 0.9%

    Inflation rate falls to 0.9%

    The rate of inflation fell to 0.9 per cent in August from 1.4 per cent in July, reaching its lowest level since June...

    • Nov 2, 2018 3:39 pm
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  • Economy grows with America’s Cup boost

    Economy grows with America’s Cup boost

    Bermuda’s gross domestic product grew by 2.5 per cent after inflation last year, thanks partly to an economic boost from the...

    • Oct 30, 2018 8:00 am
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