17 June 2015
Sterling jumped 0.6% against the US dollar this morning, on the news wages in the UK grew at their fastest rate since 2001 in the three months to the end of April.
16 June 2015
The month of May marked the end of the UK's brief spell of negative inflation, as rising fuel costs have pushed the CPI figure above the zero mark once again.
12 June 2015
Cazenove Capital CIO Richard Jeffrey examines the scenarios with the greatest 'potential to sting' fixed income investors.
08 June 2015
A rise in inflation expectations is prompting more fund managers to seek ways to protect their portfolios, despite headline price indices sitting at ultra-low levels.
04 June 2015
The International Monetary Fund has urged policymakers in the US to delay hiking interest rates or face a further bout of "financial instability".
04 June 2015
The sell-off in European government bonds has spilled over into equities once again on Thursday, with UK stocks unable to escape the pain.
02 June 2015
Renewed yen weakness could bring about a fresh global currency war resulting in a 'tidal wave of deflation' in China and the West, Société Générale's Albert Edwards has warned.
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%.
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