Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’

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…)

US funds to help your portfolio swing into profit

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

As the Federal Reserve raises interest rates – and with the US Open starting today – Sheridan Admans, Investment Manager at The Share Centre, chooses two funds for investors looking to tee up their portfolio for a strengthening US economy: (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…)

ECB Monetary Position Remains Unchanged

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

The European Central Bank (ECB) Governing Council decided today in their meeting in Tallinn to maintain the interest rate on the main refinancing operations (more…)

Lacklustre Data Maintains the Impression of a Struggling Housing Market

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Commenting on the latest House Price Index from the Halifax that shows house prices only rising by 0.4 percent in May (more…)

Dividend Heroes: The Half Centuries Keep on Coming

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

2017 has been a golden year for dividend heroes, with the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) announcing that three investment companies had reached 50 years of consecutive increases (more…)

UK inflation jumps to highest level since 2013 as core inflation rises too

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Michael Baxter, economics commentator for the Share Centre said:

UK inflation jumped to 2.7% in April, from 2.3% the month before (more…)

Bank of England Maintains Bank Rate at 0.25%

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted by seven to one to maintain the bank rate at 0.25% (more…)

Top Ten ISA Ideas

Monday, March 27th, 2017

With rising inflation eating into real returns, how can investors make the most of their remaining ISA allowance? (more…)

Fears of Deflation Deflate

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

David Absolon, Investment Director, at Heartwood Investment Management

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No rise in interest rates in sight for at least another year

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Another unanimous vote to keep rates on hold with no rise in interest rates in sight for at least another year. (more…)