Move to boost inflation
Up from 0.1% in November
Chinese trading suspended twice this week
Entering a new paradigm
Largely unchanged over year
Bigger risk than bond liquidity
Despite a slowdown in growth to 0.5% in the third quarter, the UK economy continues to perform well.
CPI at -0.1% again
Breakeven inflation rates are in many cases trading at levels not seen since before the financial crisis.
McCafferty remains only member to vote for a hike
Tokio Marine Asset Management analyses the structural reasons as to why corporate governance matters so much for Japanese corporates and looks beyond booming dividends and share buybacks for new investment ideas.
Voted for a raise since August
Fell back into deflationary territory in September
Pimco’s real-return manager, Bransby Whitton, takes a closer look at the advantages of holding commodities in portfolios despite the asset class’s recent slump.
Dampens case for UK rate rise
Dirk Philippa, portfolio manager of the Fidelity Global Property fund, argues higher interest rates should not always be seen as a negative for real estate investors.
ECB cuts growth forecasts
UK inflation rises 0.1% in July to beat forecasts
Core inflation rises to highest level in five months
How manageable are economic threats?
Fund managers and economists have reacted to the surprise news that only one MPC member voted for a rate rise this month, saying the UK economy is 'not out of the woods yet'.
In its latest quarterly Inflation Report, the Bank of England has forecast inflation will remain low for longer than previously expected, as a result of weak energy prices and continuing currency strength.
Inflation falling back to zero should lead to a further boost in consumer spending throughout the rest of the year, according to industry commentators.
Housebuilders' shares have taken a dive in early afternoon trading after Bank of England governor Mark Carney said a hike in interest rates is "moving closer".