22 April 2015
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee has become less concerned with deflation risks, according to it latest minutes, despite CPI inflation dropping to 0%.
20 April 2015
The UK economy is set to grow 2.8% this year, helped by CPI at zero and a lower oil price, according to the EY Item Club.
16 April 2015
Central banks may resort to 'helicopter drop' measures to stave off the threat of deflation, according to Investec's Alastair Mundy.
14 April 2015
The UK's headline inflation rate avoided negative territory in March but core inflation saw a surprise drop to its lowest level in nine years, latest figures show.
31 March 2015
UK economic growth in the fourth quarter of last year was stronger than previously thought, according to the latest estimate from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
27 March 2015
I have just finished a mini roadshow around the country talking to high-end advisers. My own contribution was to remind them that markets are operating with a number of unspoken assumptions.
24 March 2015
As inflation in the UK hits zero for the first time on record, industry experts share their views on what this means for the UK economy and investors.
24 March 2015
UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation continued its precipitous fall in February, dropping more than expected to hit zero for the first time.
18 March 2015
Lower inflation, driven by a fall in oil prices, has helped the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) upgrade UK growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016 and given the government room to move on near-term borrowing.
13 March 2015
Richard Jeffrey, chief investment officer of Cazenove Capital, on what investors should consider 'normal' in today's economic environment.
11 March 2015
Mark Carney has told MPs it would be ‘extremely foolish’ for the Bank of England to cut interest rates further in order to combat falling inflation.
27 February 2015
Xavier Hovasse, manager of Carmignac’s Emerging Discovery fund, takes a closer look at opportunities for investors in China and India.
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
M&G's head of retail fixed interest Jim Leaviss has said it may be time to invest in US inflation protection following the oil-related sell-off seen in recent months.
John Husselbee, head of multi-manager multi-asset at Liontrust Asset Management, says investors will need to start reaping the benefits of diversification in order to meet their objectives.
Peter Elston, chief investment officer of Seneca Investment Managers, analyses the importance of the UK election in terms of investors' portfolios, and if they should be adjusting positioning around the event or taking a longer-term view.
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