The BOE have revealed the worries and plans they had over the Scottish referendum vote last month. Top of the list was a plan for extra liquidity measures in case of a yes vote. They saw possible instability on the … Continue reading
Details of the Bank of England’s MPC monetary policy meeting decision 9 October 2014 No change to QE Total QE undertaken £375bn, completed in 2012 Usual full statement Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of … Continue reading
In a word. No But, as we’ve been pointing out and Ryan did again this morning, that time is getting closer whether it be a wise move or not by the BOE I’ve long stated that a hike in interest … Continue reading
Today sees the BOE’s monetary policy meeting where the MPC will gather round over tea and scones to debate the path of UK interest rates. While nothing will happen on rates at this meeting it hasn’t stopped the market from running from … Continue reading
Thursday sees the BOE’s monetary policy meeting where the MPC will gather round over tea and scones to debate the path of UK interest rates. While nothing will happen on rates at this meeting it hasn’t stopped the market from running from … Continue reading
Comments on ITV: UK still experiencing crisis aftermath Nothing notable so far. He spoke earlier today.
Bloomberg headline from an interview with London’s Evening Standard by the former White House advisor Full article here One set of risks I spend a lot of time worrying about is how can a whole host of events all around … Continue reading
Report from the latest BOE FPC meeting of 26 Sept says housing market still a risk would like legal power to cap mortgage loan-to -value and debt-to-income ratios would like legal power to cap interest coverage of ratios for buy-to-let … Continue reading
UK is almost robust enough to return to normal Would that be the “new” normal or the old normal Ben? BOE dep gov in an interview to be shown later in ITV’s Tonight programme GBPUSD down to 1.6214 on the … Continue reading
Comments from the Bank of England’s Forbes: Pound rise impact on inflation to peak at end-2014 Medium-term inflation expectations ‘contained’ Pound rise is drag on UK trade, growth, jobs, CPI The pound ticked lower on the bit of jawboning.