15 July 2014
UK consumer price inflation has moved sharply higher in June, a surprise jump which may strengthen the case for an earlier-than-expected base rate rise.
30 June 2014
Talk about an impending interest rate hike is building in the UK, despite recent mixed messages from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. However, one of the UK's leading investors, Neil Woodford, is not expecting an imminent rise, and these three charts reveal why.
17 June 2014
UK Consumer Prices Index (CPI) inflation fell in the year to May, after the previous month saw its first climb in 10 months.
06 June 2014
The absence of any relationship between the monetary base and inflation means no one has any real idea of where the economy is heading. So how can the authorities control inflation and sustain above trend growth? John Clarke, chief investment officer at GHC Capital Markets, explains.
05 June 2014
Although inflation has been the dog that has not barked, it would be extraordinary if higher levels did not appear. Protecting against inflation is both cheap and wise, explains Glyn Owen, investment director at Momentum Global Asset Management.
03 June 2014
Investors have today called on the European Central Bank to loosen monetary policy after inflation in the eurozone tumbled last month.
20 May 2014
The rate of UK CPI inflation rose in the year to April, the first increase in ten months, according to the Office for National Statistics.
15 April 2014
UK CPI inflation fell for a sixth consecutive month in March to hit a fresh four-year low, according to latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.
04 April 2014
The European Central Bank will consider quantitative easing among other measures to avoid a long period of low inflation, its president has confirmed.
31 March 2014
Eurozone inflation fell to 0.5% in March, down from 0.7% in February, according to preliminary estimates, putting further pressure on European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi.
25 March 2014
The UK's headline inflation rate dropped to 1.7% in February, its lowest level since late 2009.
07 March 2014
M&G corporate bond fund manager Stefan Isaacs finds discussion of high yield headwinds strangely absent from a recent conference.
07 March 2014
The president of the European Central Bank (ECB) has said the currency crisis in Ukraine could have serious and long-lasting implications for the European energy market.
28 February 2014
Central bankers risk creating an “inflationary overshoot” because of their attempts to avoid deflation, the managers of the Ruffer Investment Company have warned.
19 February 2014
The Bank of England will not hike interest rates until well in to 2015 at the earliest, according to Hawksmoor Investment Management’s head of research, Jim Wood-Smith.
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Asian income is a game of two halves, with the region dividend between cash hoarding markets and those with an established dividend culture. Margaret Weir, investment director at Eastspring Investments spells out the best and worst markets - including the world's worst offender.
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