Posts Tagged ‘BoE’

UK housing’s pessimism at its worst in 2 decades

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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

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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

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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

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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. ...

Carney defends BoE’s publication of worst-case Brexit analysis

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LONDON • Mark Carney defended the publication of the Bank of England’s (BoE) Brexit scenarios, telling Parliament that the institution ...

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 ...