Oil hits a two year high

The Bank of England (BOE) Monetary Policy Committee voted last week to raise interest rates for the first time in 10 years. The BOE raised the base rate from the ...

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November 6, 2017

Increased Prospect of Interest Rate Rise

With the next Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee meeting due on Thursday 2nd November, news of higher than expected UK growth over the three months to September must increase ...

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November 1, 2017

UK Inflation Highest since April 2012

Increases in transport and costs and food prices drove the UK CPI (Consumer Price Index) to 3%, putting it at a five year high and 0.9% above the rate of ...

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October 24, 2017

US inflation disappoints

US inflation data for September was released last week, coming in at 2.2% over the previous 12 months. This was slightly under the 2.3% anticipated by economists, although an acceleration ...

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October 16, 2017