Posts Tagged ‘interest rates’

UK car sales see sharp drop in October as both consumers and businesses cut back

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Further disappointing and worrying news for the car sector as the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) reports a sharp 12.2% year-on-year (y/y) drop in new registrations (more…)

Mark Carney comments increase expectations of near-term Bank of England rate hike

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

Speech by Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney may increase expectation that the BoE is preparing the ground for a near-term interest rate hike, with a move as soon as November very much in play. (more…)

MPC Looking More Hawkish Despite Interest Rate Hold

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The EY ITEM Club takes a look at today's Monetary Policy Committee decision (more…)

Will the Bank of England Spring a Hawkish Surprise?

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

The September ’17 MPC meeting: Higher August CPI print highlights the risk of a hawkish surprise (more…)

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…)

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