Mix It Up By The Bank Of England

So, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has made the unanimous (all its members came to the same decision) to raise the Bank Base Rate by 0.25 percentage points, to 0.75%. The Inflation Report states ‘Global developments will affect the UK through their impact on external demand... The tightening in global financial conditions [...]

Bank Of England Inflation Report Summary

Similar to central Bank’s quarterly forecasts, BoE's latest Agent Report shows consumer spending power had been hit by higher prices, and manufacturing export growth had risen which ‘mostly reflected the effects of the earlier decline in sterling’, also reflected in consumer goods price inflation markedly picking up through supply chains and into retail prices. Credit [...]

Inflation Report – Brexit

How Brexit will affect businesses and the economy in the near and far future remains an enigma and the most recent Inflation Report reflected such. As the Banks' way of stemming negative impact on the economy, the announcement of initiating a Corporate Bond purchase programme described the necessary investment grade bonds as ‘representative of issuance [...]
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 [...]