21 May 2013
UK CPI inflation has fallen to 2.4% in April, a larger-than-expected drop from the 2.8% figure recorded in March.
20 May 2013
Outgoing Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King has urged successor Mark Carney not to spell out how long interest rates will remain low when he takes charge.
15 May 2013
The final Inflation Report of governor Mervyn King’s term has seen the Bank of England revise up growth forecasts but caution inflation will still likely peak above 3% this year.
08 May 2013
Investors are struggling to find ways to beat inflation in the UK, with savings accounts paying virtually nothing and bond yields squeezed by demand, but there are a number of funds out there which can deliver for investors.
16 April 2013
UK consumer prices index (CPI) inflation remained unchanged at 2.8% in the year to March, after a slight rise during February.
12 April 2013
Investors flocked to buy index-linked gilts in a Debt Management Office(DMO) auction yesterday, despite real yields being the lowest since the bonds were first offered in the early 1980s.
09 April 2013
Chinese and wider Asia stock markets were boosted today by better than expected inflation data from China.
08 April 2013
PIMCO has launched an Inflation Strategy fund for Mihir Worah in response to the threat of rising inflation across the globe.
04 April 2013
With Japan having announced a long-awaited programme of aggressive easing policies this morning, Artemis Global Select manager Simon Edelsten details four myths about investing in the country.
19 March 2013
UK CPI inflation rose from 2.7% to 2.8% in February as rising energy prices pushed the reading to its highest level since May of last year.
08 March 2013
While markets are nearing - or passing through - nominal highs, in reality, UK shares would need to climb much higher just to meet inflation-adjusted pre-crisis highs of 2007.
13 February 2013
The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee will tolerate missing the inflation target for the next two years in order to support the UK recovery, said Bank governor Mervyn King.
12 February 2013
UK CPI inflation stood at 2.7% for the fourth consecutive month in January, but fears over longer-term forecasts sent sterling to a six month low in early trading.
07 February 2013
The incoming Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said “the bar for change to the monetary framework is very high”, warning any change to the current interest rate target could damage the economy.
07 February 2013
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has said inflation may remain above the 2% target for the next two years, in part due to sterling weakness.
Sheldon MacDonald, senior investment manager at Architas, looks at the prospects for global equities markets for the rest of 2013 and beyond.
Annabelle Williams talks to Fen Sung, manager of the Premier China Enterprise fund, about the stocks that could benefit from a relaxation of China’s one-child policy.
Although US equity markets have continued to reach new all-time highs this year, sentiment towards the prospect of a sustained US economic recovery has become more tentative in the past few weeks.
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