Bank of england
29 January 2015
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned the eurozone could sink further into its 'debt trap' as austerity measures choke off growth.
21 January 2015
Sterling fell against the euro and the US dollar as the latest Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) minutes revealed a unanimous vote against hiking interest rates.
08 January 2015
I have never quite understood why January is such an important month.
07 January 2015
New documents show the Bank of England was seemingly unaware of the impending financial crisis in the weeks prior to its emergence.
02 January 2015
The government will fail to deliver planned spending cuts within the next Parliament and interest rate rises are off the table until summer at least, according to a survey of economists.
17 December 2014
UK inflation is likely to remain below target for longer, but some members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) see possible risk factors that could cause it to overshoot its 2% target in the coming year.
17 December 2014
The Federal Reserve may have to resort to an 'aggressive' rate hike as a consequence of stalling the decision for too long, according to Schroders' Strategic Bond fund manager Gareth Isaac.
11 December 2014
The Bank of England has announced significant changes to the running of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) in response to an independent review of its practices.
11 December 2014
Carl Stick, manager of the Rathbone Income and Heritage funds, explains why the future is looking rosier for many UK companies.
09 December 2014
Floating rate loans became popular with investors as expectations of rate rises mounted, but inflows into these products have subsided as rate increases began to seem less imminent.
03 December 2014
The Bank of England (BoE) and HM Treasury have announced a one-year extension to the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS), with small to medium-sized businesses to continue to be the primary beneficiaries.
02 December 2014
The risks of high inflation are well known, but low inflation carries a high price too, says Simon Gergel, manager of the Merchants Trust, and head of the UK equity team at Allianz Global Investors.
24 November 2014
An unprecedented era of low-cost borrowing is drawing to a close, but what does it mean for investors? Simon Crinage, head of investment trusts at J.P.Morgan Asset Management, explores the path to monetary ‘normalisation’.
21 November 2014
Earlier this month, the FCA slapped five banks with a £1.1bn fine for rigging forex trades.
12 November 2014
Bank of England policymakers expect inflation to fall below 1% over the next six months, according to the latest quarterly Inflation Report.
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