Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’

Cash Remains Trash as Bank of England Sits on its Hands

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

By Tom Stevenson, investment director for Personal Investing at Fidelity International: (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…)

UK and US may be set for a period of new interest rate divergence

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Markets speculate that the prospects of further rate rises in the US are diminishing and US inflation figures seem to confirm this view. In the UK, on the other hand, expectations are heading in the opposite direction, with implications for sterling. (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…)

House prices rose 1.1% month-on-month in June says the Nationwide

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

The latest house price index from the Nationwide Building Society shows house prices rising 1.1 percent in June, which reverses the falls seen in the previous three months. (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

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…)

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