Market Buzz
01 Dec
Friday newspaper round-up: Productivity, Opec, Stagecoach, IAG, RBS

Raising productivity is a far bigger economic challenge for Britain than Brexit, senior officials at the Office for Budget Responsibility said yesterday as they hit back at allegations of bias. Leave supporting politicians have accused the office of producing excessively gloomy forecasts that cast Brexit in a bad light but Robert Chote, chairman of the government’s fiscal watchdog, said the claims were “without any foundation whatsoever”. - The Times.