Posts Tagged ‘BoE’

UK inflation accelerates on transport, PC games

By BLOOMBERG
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

By BLOOMBERG
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

By BLOOMBERG
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

By BLOOMBERG
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

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

Carney: BoE will give view on Brexit deal

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Mark Carney thrust the Bank of England (BoE) into the Brexit debate again, saying he’ll give a thumbs up — or down — to any ...

Stronger UK growth shows need for higher rate, Carney says

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The UK economy is showing signs of rebounding from a sluggish first quarter (1Q) of the year, supporting the view that it will ...

EU needs to do more to prevent bank havoc when UK leaves in March, says BoE

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney (picture) warned that time is running out to remove the threat that Brexit ...

BoE gets big signal UK economy recovering

London • The biggest part of the UK economy grew more than forecast in May, backing up the Bank of England’s (BoE) view that a recent slump was temporary ...