Posts Tagged ‘Bank of England’

BoE officials step out in force after August hike

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LONDON • Bank of England (BoE) policymakers have the chance this week to share their thoughts on interest rates now that governor ...

UK inflation accelerates on transport, PC games

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LONDON • UK inflation unexpectedly accelerated in August, boosted by the cost of theatre shows, personal computer (PC) games, transport ...

BoE keeps rate unchanged at 0.75%, upgrades growth forecast

LONDON • The Bank of England (BoE) kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged after lifting it to the highest since 2009 last month.
The Monetary ...

UK wages climb more than forecast in tight labour market

LONDON • UK wage growth accelerated over the summer amid the lowest jobless rate in more than four decades.
Earnings excluding bonuses rose an annual ...

Carney’s future returns to spotlight amid no-deal Brexit talk

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LONDON • The UK Treasury is said to have approached Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney about staying in his role for another year ...

UK inflation rate accelerates in July

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LONDON • UK inflation accelerated for the first time in eight months in July, boosted by the cost of auto fuel, transport tickets, ...

UK unemployment at 43-year low

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LONDON • UK unemployment dropped to a new 43-year low in the three months through June, but the pace of wage growth eased. The jobless ...

UK house prices are on the longest losing streak since financial crisis

LONDON • UK house prices fell for a fifth month in a row in July, the longest stretch of declines since the financial crisis.
Values fell 0.2% from ...

BoE raises interest rate to 0.75% unanimously

The action backs Carney’s view in May that a slump in growth in the 1Q would prove temporary
By BLOOMBERG LONDON • The Bank of ...

UK factory growth ebbs as new orders, output slow

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LONDON • UK manufacturing growth slowed more than expected last month, casting doubt on the strength of the economy as Bank of England ...

UK biz, consumer confidence gloomy

LONDON • The mood among British businesses and consumers stayed subdued in July as the Bank of England (BoE) prepares to raise interest rates and Brexit ...

These 9 BoE policymakers may decide to raise interest rates on Aug 2

LONDON • As Bank of England (BoE) policymakers prepare for their interest-rate decision on Aug 2, expectations are running high for the first tightening ...