Bank Of England Survey

Q1 is through, and the Bank of Englands' Agents’ results summarise a mixed bag from robust growth in goods exports having tightened capacity, improving profit margins and strengthened investment intentions to evidence of financial distress in retail and leisure. The mortgage market has remained highly competitive with activity dominated by remortgaging in anticipation of further [...]
Inflation Report: 6 Degrees

Inflation Report: 6 Degrees

With no change in policy for two years, the consistent `not if, but when' continues on the static 0.5 % rate that’s held for six years, when the latest (Q4) report was issued by the BoE. Analysis in this recent Inflation Report of economic outlook has downgrading to global outlook, and friction on inflation giving way [...]
When Will Interest Rates Rise?

When Will Interest Rates Rise?

For they surely will.... Inflation Report Recap. August 2013 - Forward guidance would use several indicators, mainly based upon unemployment, labour market, working hours and surveys of ‘spare capacity’  in companies. The degree of spare capacity would reflect upon any increase in Bank Rate. 18 additional indicators were added for degrees of space to the projections. [...]
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