19 May 2015
The Office for National Statistics this morning revealed UK CPI inflation turned negative for the first time on record, but key industry figures suggest this deflationary spell will be temporary.
19 May 2015
UK CPI inflation has turned negative for the first time on record, as the recent slump in the oil price continues to put deflationary pressures on the UK economy.
18 May 2015
PIMCO’s CIO Mihir Worah has labelled shorting UK RPI 'the carry trade of the decade', as he sees inflation in the UK remaining below current expectations.
15 May 2015
Perhaps the most over-used expression in the aftermath of the financial crisis was ‘the elephant in the room’.
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.
12 May 2015
UK CPI inflation is set to turn negative for the first time ever next week, but, amid a bond market sell-off, David Stevenson says some signs point to inflation making a dramatic comeback.
06 May 2015
Equity markets have begun to recover after an early slump driven by a plunge in German sovereign debt prices.
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.
Sam Isaly, managing partner of OrbiMed Investors and portfolio manager of the Worldwide Healthcare trust, says strategically-driven M&A activity and leaps in scientific research are continuing to drive growth for the sector
Stuart Parks, head of Asian equities at Invesco Perpetual, explains why despite China’s strong equity market gains in recent months, investors may be too optimistic on other Asian countries
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