Posts Tagged ‘Bank of England’

Vlieghe says loose BoE policy more apt in no-deal Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • A no-deal Brexit is more likely to require an easing than a tightening of monetary policy, according to Bank of England (BoE) ...

Weaker UK inflation gives BoE breathing space

LONDON • Weaker than forecast UK inflation may be offering Bank of England (BoE) policymakers a reprieve as they struggle to peer through the “fog of ...

UK recession risk up to 30%, survey says

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • There’s almost a one-in three chance of a UK recession in the 12 months, according to a Bloomberg survey of economists. The ...

Carney says Brexit uncertainty hits economy

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Growing Brexit uncertainty is cascading through the UK economy, delaying business decisions and hurting consumers, according to ...

UK lending slows on Brexit uncertainty

LONDON • UK lenders approved the fewest home loans in eight months in December and demand for unsecured debt remained subdued, Bank of England gures ...

BoE’s Carney says UK firms can’t prepare fully for a no-deal Brexit

By BLOOMBERG
DAVOS • UK businesses can’t fully prepare for the chaos of a no-deal Brexit, according to Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney ...

UK housing’s pessimism at its worst in 2 decades

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The gloom gripping the UK housing market deepened in December, with real-estate agents reporting falling prices and optimism at ...

UK inflation poised to hit BoE target as fuel prices dip

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK inflation fell to its lowest rate in almost two years in December as the cost of filling up a vehicle plunged. Consumer prices ...

Economists slowly catching up with market’s BoE view

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Economists are slowly paring expectations for Bank of England (BoE) action in 2019, but they remain more optimistic than ...

Carney squeezes in extra BoE forecasts in tweak to calendar

LONDON • Mark Carney will take some of the pressure off the next Bank of England (BoE) governor by keeping the spotlight on himself.
With Carney due to ...

UK inflation rate falls to 20-month low, govt unveils migrant plan

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK inflation eased to a 20-month low in November as a sharp fall in oil prices brought down the cost of filling up a vehicle. ...

UK wages rise at fastest pace since 2008 in tight market

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • UK labour-market figures yesterday painted a picture of an economy operating at or close to full capacity amid record employment. ...