The Bank of England has sharply revised its unemployment forecasts but emphasised this does not mean it is guaranteed to hike rates once the 7% threshold is reached.
London's leading share index fell quickly into the red after new Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney unveiled plans to issue forward guidance on interest rates.
The Bank of England has said market expectations of future rate rises are "not warranted", sparking a drop in sterling and a 50 point jump in the FTSE 100.
Bank of England (BoE) governor Mervyn King was defeated in his final bid to inject more stimulus into the UK economy, minutes from last month's minutes show.
The continued weakness of sterling against the US dollar has prompted fund buyers to move out of sterling-hedged share classes and into unhedged or dollar-denominated positions.
Leading UK equity managers are backing housebuilder shares as government policies set the scene for further outperformance.
Geoff Hitchin, manager of the Marlborough Global Bond fund, looks at how investors can protect their portfolios against any further weakening of the pound.
The incoming governor of the Bank of England (BoE) has warned Europe must change tack and introduce significant reforms to avoid a Japanese-style lost decade.
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René Defossez, fixed income strategist at Natixis, assesses the next steps for the UK economy.
Legal & General Investment Management's fixed income manager Richard Hodges has cautioned investors to be prepared for another four years of record low interest rates in the UK.
Investors question whether gold has lost its shine as China growth picks up and US shows signs of recovery.
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.
The UK's main inflation rate has fallen to 2.2% in September from 2.5% in August, dropping to its lowest level for three years.
Juan Valenzuela gives his thoughts on the impact of the latest round of QE in the UK and abroad.
Capital Economics expects the Bank of England to cut the UK's base rate from 0.5% in an effort to stimulate growth, after last week's GDP figure showed the economy is shrinking faster than feared.
The Bank of England (BoE) has extended its quantitative easing programme by £50bn, in a bid to haul the UK economy out of recession.