UK interest rates

Inflation is a real bogeyman for investors, and it rankles most when you don’t see it coming. Few predicted [...]

8 February 2017
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Last month, the Financial Times highlighted two “remarkable and unexpected” features of the post-Brexit UK [...]

6 February 2017
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The Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) has unanimously voted to hold interest rates at 0.25 per [...]

15 December 2016
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The Bank of England kept interest rates flat as it revealed ramped-up forecasts on inflation and growth today. [...]

3 November 2016
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The Bank of England is widely expected to leave interest rates on hold when it meets later today. [...]

3 November 2016
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The US Federal Reserve’s rate-setting Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has voted to leave interest rates [...]

2 November 2016
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The Bank of England looks set to delay another bout of emergency stimulus next week after this morning’s strong [...]

27 October 2016
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Nick Clegg faced a furious backlash yesterday evening as he was rounded on for claiming food prices would jump [...]

18 October 2016
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Only half of the population think central banks should dish out free cash to every citizen across Europe, a new [...]

13 October 2016
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Yields on UK government debt have hit their highest level since the EU referendum as inflation fears grow and [...]

10 October 2016
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It is not just Brexit which is undermining sterling at present. The UK has a large balance of payments deficit. [...]

10 October 2016
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Sterling is now trading at well under $1.30 to the pound, the lowest it has been for 31 years. Is this a cause [...]

6 October 2016
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The Bank of England has told pension funds to stop blaming low interest rates and quantitative easing for their [...]

5 October 2016
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The Bank of England could take interest rates to zero and unlock another £280bn of quantitative easing if the [...]

4 October 2016
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Extraordinary monetary policy and the latest extension of its money-printing bond-buying programme could have [...]

4 October 2016
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