Hetal Mehta

Senior European Economist

Hetal is an economist with a focus on the UK and Europe. She has worked for HM Treasury, Oxford Economics and Daiwa Capital Markets, but her real claim to fame is sharing a stage with Sir Ian McKellen. This love for drama is just as well given the excitement of keeping tabs on [insert latest European country]-xit. Away from work, you'll either find Hetal concocting culinary masterpieces (!) or punching the lights out at a HIIT class.

Posts by Hetal Mehta

Economics

It’s not EU, it’s me

In the face of a largely unexpected referendum outcome, the UK is now facing a prolonged period of heightened economic and political uncertainty. The pound has dropped, but has the penny dropped as well?

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Macrobites

The road ahead

The UK has voted to leave the European Union by a margin of 52% to 48%. Although opinion polls had narrowed during the final few weeks of the campaign, financial markets had been broadly positioned for ‘remain’ given the lead in bookmakers’ odds.

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