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As lockdown continues for millions of us across the world, unsure of when we will see loved ones or return

April 22, 2020

The impact of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to play out. The extent to which the virus will spread,

March 31, 2020

The coronavirus is having a severe effect on global economic activity and amidst considerable uncertainty we have attempted to gauge

March 20, 2020
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As I returned to the UK last weekend, my taxi driver talked of panic-buying and impending food shortages. Having wondered

March 13, 2020
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The coronavirus threatens to derail the revival in global economic growth which began in the latter part of 2019. Economic

March 5, 2020
Will Bank of England raise or cut rates after UK inflation data?

Should the Bank of England cut interest rates this week? Simon Ward, economic adviser at Janus Henderson Investors, says YES.

January 29, 2020

The Bank of England has decided to hold interest rates at 0.75 per cent in its last meeting of 2019

December 19, 2019
Bank of England set to hold interest rate ahead of next governor announcement

The Bank of England is this week expected to hold interest rates at 0.75 per cent, despite pressure from some

December 15, 2019
GBP/USD: Pound drops as Bank of England comes closer to interest rate cut

The pound fell sharply this afternoon as the Bank of England came closer to signalling an interest rate cut. The

November 7, 2019

Monetary policy, central bank independence, quantitative easing. These and many other subjects tend to make people’s eyes glaze over, and

November 4, 2019

The Bank of England may need to cut interest rates even if a no-deal Brexit is avoided, according to a

September 27, 2019
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Both the US and UK yield curves are on the verge of inverting. The yield curve has been a reliable

August 16, 2019

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