Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

The new £10 note unveiled

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Today, on the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney unveiled the design of the new £10 note featuring the world-renowned author. (See video below.) (more…)

Relief for consumers and the BoE as CPI inflation unexpectedly falls

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Relief for consumers and the Bank of England as CPI inflation unexpectedly falls to 2.6% in June from 2.9% in May (more…)

The Future Forum 2017

Monday, July 17th, 2017

The Future Forum 2017 – The Bank of England

Let's talk about economics and how the financial world affects your life. (more…)

A decade on from the last Bank of England rate hike

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

By Charles Hepworth, Investment Director, GAM

Today marks exactly ten years since the Bank of England last raised interest rates. (more…)

A Decade of Low Interest Rates has Squeezed Savers

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Today, 5th July 2017, is the tenth anniversary of low interest rates. It’s been ten years since the Bank of England last raised interest rates. (more…)

Statement on SFO liquidity auction investigation announcement

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has announced today that it has closed its investigation into the conduct of liquidity auctions held by the Bank of England during the financial crisis in 2007 and 2008. (more…)

Bank of England will hold off from raising interest rates

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

We maintain the view that the Bank of England will hold off from raising interest rates in 2017 says EY ITEM Club
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A Near Term Interest Rate Hike Remains Unlikely

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

By Howard Archer, Chief Economic Advisor to the EY ITEM Club:

• Bank of England Governor in no hurry to raise UK interest rates (more…)

Putting up a Ring-Fence

Friday, June 16th, 2017

Putting up a fence – ring-fencing speech by James Proudman, Executive Director for UK Deposit Takers Supervision (more…)

Despite close MPC vote interest rates may not rise in near term

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

With the UK economy struggling, economic and political uncertainty magnified by the election result, and earnings growth very weak, a compelling case can still be made for the Bank of England to hold off from any interest rate hike. (more…)

Bank of England Monetary Policy Unchanged as Predicted

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted by a majority of 5-3 to keep the Bank rate at 0.25 percent, but voted unanimously (more…)