Posts Tagged ‘BoE’

BoE waits for Brexit clarity as forecasts hint at faster hikes

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NEW DELHI • The Bank of England (BoE) hinted there may be a need for faster interest- rate increases in the coming years in a report ...

UK wage pick-up takes back seat to Brexit for BoE

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LONDON • The fastest wage growth in almost a decade is a sign that inflation pressures are building, but the Bank of England (BoE) may not ...

BoE’s Carney warns against ‘weaponisation’ of financial assets

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BALI • Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney (picture) warned against “weaponising” assets in the global financial system as ...

UK economy set for best quarter since 2016 despite flat August

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LONDON • The UK economy appears to be on course for its best calendar quarter in almost two years, despite a weaker than expected ...

BoE warns EU of no-deal Brexit threats

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LONDON • The Bank of England (BoE) ratcheted up the pressure on the European Union (EU) to help stave off the threat a no-deal Brexit ...

UK set for solid 3Q even as services growth ebbs

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LONDON • Growth in the UK’s dominant service sector was strong enough to keep the economy on track for a “robust” expansion in the third ...

UK manufacturing growth unexpectedly picks up

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LONDON • UK manufacturing growth unexpectedly picked up in September, rounding off the third quarter on an upbeat note. IHS Markit’s ...

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 ...

Harry Potter and the BoE’s productivity policymaker

LONDON • Britain’s famous boy wizard may have the magic to revive the UK economy, according to the Bank of England’s (BoE) newest policymaker Jonathan ...

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, ...