Bank of England

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Bank deputy expects UK inflation ‘comfortably’ to exceed 5% by spring
BoE monetary policy chief Ben Broadbent says pressures will include rise in energy price cap

Phillip Inman

06, Dec, 2021 @2:02 PM

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A fortnight ago the UK economy was looking up; then Omicron arrived | Larry Elliott
Like the government with Covid, the Bank of England faces a wait-and-see versus no-risk dilemma on interest rates

Larry Elliott

05, Dec, 2021 @2:56 PM

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UK mortgage approvals at lowest level since mid-2020
Bank of England’s October figures follow frenzied few months when stamp duty breaks led to rush to buy

Hilary Osborne

29, Nov, 2021 @1:09 PM

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BoE chief economist hints at rate rise but new Covid variant fuels doubts
Analysts say prospect of interest rate rise has diminished despite Huw Pill’s address to a CBI conference

Phillip Inman

26, Nov, 2021 @3:53 PM

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‘Wake up’: markets warn central banks to get a grip on inflation
Policymakers ‘behind the curve’ as calls grow for slow rises in interest rates and end to quantitative easing

Martin Farrer

26, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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UK shoppers face biggest price rises in more than 30 years this Christmas
Empty shelves and shortages caused higher spending in November according to retailers

Phillip Inman

25, Nov, 2021 @5:42 PM

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AO World boss may have overheated his electrical appliance targets
Noble it may have been, but AO’s plans to offer all staff good bonuses hinged on dreamily optimistic sales

Nils Pratley

23, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Central banks have ‘King Canute’ theory of inflation, says former governor
Mervyn King questions theory that ‘inflation will remain low because we say it will’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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‘Everyone is on edge’: mortgage prisoners fear UK interest rate rise
Thousands trapped on pricey deals as other household costs rise worry about paying bills

Hilary Osborne

20, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Flexible working: ‘A system set up for women to fail’
After the pandemic more women are choosing to work from home but that choice could damage career prospects

Joanna Partridge

20, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Higher interest rates ‘could weigh on UK housing market’
Nationwide says market is ‘remarkably robust’ – but borrowing costs may rise in December

Mark Sweney

19, Nov, 2021 @12:55 PM

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Bank of England under pressure to increase interest rates after inflation rise
Increase to 4.2% in October from 3.1% driven by squeeze on living standards and soaring energy bills

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Nov, 2021 @5:19 PM

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