Bank of england
28 July 2015
Brevan Howard Asset Management senior economist Dr Gertjan Vlieghe is to join the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee as of September.
22 July 2015
Hawkish members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) keen to begin edging up interest rates were cowed by the recent turmoil in Greece, its latest meeting minutes reveal.
21 July 2015
Cazenove Capital CIO Richard Jeffrey analyses the state of the domestic economy, and suggests monetary policy may have at last reached a turning point.
21 July 2015
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a bill to overhaul the Bank of England, including a reduction in the number of Monetary Policy Committee meetings.
14 July 2015
Inflation falling back to zero should lead to a further boost in consumer spending throughout the rest of the year, according to industry commentators.
14 July 2015
Housebuilders' shares have taken a dive in early afternoon trading after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said a hike in interest rates is "moving closer".
03 July 2015
Greece's surprise decision to hold a referendum on its creditors' demands was the focal point of market attention this week – and has reignited the debate on whether managers really can shrug off events in the Hellenic Republic.
01 July 2015
The Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) has asked for more detail on how fund groups are guarding against liquidity risks, as policymakers step up their scrutiny of asset managers.
24 June 2015
Interest rates in the UK could rise as early as August in response to a tightening labour market, according to Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale.
22 June 2015
Peter Fitzgerald, head of multi-asset at Aviva Investors, analyses the growth prospects for developed and emerging markets and the impact of future central bank actions.
27 May 2015
Fixed income manager Chris Bowie believes the impact on businesses from uncertainty surrounding the EU referendum and a potential Scottish vote is being underestimated by the market.
15 May 2015
Economist and creator of the term 'BRICs' Jim O'Neill is to become a Treasury minister in the new government.
13 May 2015
Sterling has fallen after the Bank of England downgraded its growth forecasts for the UK economy while indicating it could start to raise interest rates in mid-2016.
07 May 2015
The Bank of England has admitted to making errors in its reporting of foreign investors’ purchases of UK government bonds in recent weeks.
30 April 2015
Jeremy Wharton, manager of the £175m Church House Investment Grade Corporate Bond fund, has increased his allocation to floating rate notes (FRNs) from almost zero at the start of 2014 to 30%, as a means of protection against future interest rate rises.
The writing is on the wall for the fund factsheet (and it’s about time), writes Jeremy Mugridge. Here he explains how smarter communication will boost advice engagement.
Frontier market investors are weighing up the best ways to benefit from the opening up of the Iranian market, as a deal is reached to end 36 years of global sanctions against the country.
In our podcast for July, Anna Fedorova speaks to Square Mile's Richard Romer-Lee about the growing challenge the Investment Association faces with regards to existing and new sector classifications.
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