Up from 1.6% in December
Revisions to growth forecast
Currently non-exec for OBR
Kept rates on hold
Mark Harries, head of Ravenscroft Investment Management UK, takes a closer look at the role forecasts should play when making investment decisions.
Hints at more hawkish tone
Though exit process could 'amplify' other risk areas
Predicted economic shock
Report by Treasury Committee
Oil has historically been an inflation hedge
November inflation at two-year high
JPMAM's Andreas Michalitsianos (pictured), manager of the JPM Sterling Corporate Bond fund, discusses how investment grade corporate bonds can act as a buffer in a rising interest rate environment.
Sterling's weakness after the Brexit vote should be seen in the context of longer-term concern regarding the UK's current account deficit, writes EFG Asset Management chief economist Daniel Murray.
Foreign investment down
'Losing trust' in globalisation
Criticised monetary policy
Follows Draghi comments of Brexit 'pain'
Speaking ahead of potential Fed hike next month
Concerns about fund fire sale
Growth and inflation forecasts revised up
John Ricciardi, CEO of Kestrel Investment Partners, explains how shifts in investor perceptions of UK inflation could affect markets over the coming months.
Regardless of Brexit delays
To boost growth and employment