Bank of england
05 March 2015
With today's BoE monetary policy announcement marking six years of rates being held at a record low level of 0.5%, Investment Week looks at the funds which have produced the best performance over the period.
05 March 2015
The Bank of England is being investigated by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) in relation to liquidity auctions held during the financial crisis.
26 February 2015
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed GDP in the UK expanded by 0.5% in the fourth quarter of 2014.
23 February 2015
Following the release of the Bank of England’s latest Inflation Report earlier this month, Investment Week asks fund managers how they are preparing for key monetary policy changes in 2015.
23 February 2015
Wages are set to rise above inflation this year for the first time since 2007, according to economists at Ernst & Young.
18 February 2015
Monetary Policy Committee members voted unanimously to keep interest rates in hold this month, but potential divisions over the future path of rates have begun to emerge once more.
17 February 2015
Inflation fell to 0.3% in January, the lowest level ever recorded, as price growth continued to slump on the back of falling oil prices.
16 February 2015
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has upgraded its UK growth forecast in the face of low inflation and falling unemployment figures.
13 February 2015
Investec Asset Management's Simon Brazier has warned investors on the higher volatility likely to be experienced in 2015, pointing to a backdrop similar to the year in which Lehman Brothers collapsed.
12 February 2015
The Bank of England has said it is prepared to cut rates further and expand its quantitative easing programme should the current downward slide in inflation worsen materially.
30 January 2015
The yield on a 10-year UK government bond fell to a new record low below 1.4% on Thursday after comments the Bank of England is in 'no rush' to raise interest rates.
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.
Alex Wright, manager of the Fidelity Special Values investment trust, looks at smaller companies which are due a re-rating in 2015.
Financial services has witnessed a number of famous apologies over the years linked to fraud, rogue trading, and even train fare dodging. Investment Week remembers the most notable, and the ones which never were.
Fidelity's Leigh Himsworth is investing in wealth management companies as a key theme within his UK Opportunities fund, in the hope M&A and pension reforms will boost the sector.
Nick Greenwood, manager of the Miton Worldwide Growth investment trust, discusses a little-heralded UK equity fund that could prosper this year.
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