Interest rates

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‘Nobody is in charge’: Tory peer hits out at ministers over inflation
As rate reaches double digits, Stuart Rose calls lack of government action to shield households ‘horrifying’

Joanna Partridge

17, Aug, 2022 @11:31 AM

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After UK inflation again outpaces forecasts, a 13% peak looks optimistic
Analysis: Rate has driven through 10% mark sooner than Bank of England and financial markets expected

Larry Elliott Economics editor

17, Aug, 2022 @7:34 AM

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Why aren’t banks passing on interest rate rises to customers?
Rates have gone up six consecutive times, yet very few savers are benefiting, researchers find

Rupert Jones

16, Aug, 2022 @12:59 PM

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UK house prices drop for first time this year, says Rightmove
Experts blame 1.3% average fall on summer distractions rather than economic factors

Kalyeena Makortoff

14, Aug, 2022 @11:01 PM

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We partied for June’s jubilee, but a winter recession won’t be an easy ride
Data on jobs, prices and sales this week will add to the gloom, but might an inflation-led return to work take the edge off?

Phillip Inman

13, Aug, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Mortgages: your options if you want to switch deals or are a first-time buyer
The lowdown for different categories of borrower as interest rates continue to rise

Rupert Jones

13, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Boris Johnson in ‘lower bills’ talks with energy bosses but leaves action to next leader – as it happened
Live, rolling coverage of business, economics and financial markets as chief executives of energy companies visit Downing Street to discuss crisis

Jasper Jolly

11, Aug, 2022 @2:20 PM

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UK economy shrank in second quarter according to poll of economists – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets as analysts weigh risk of recessions across the world

Jasper Jolly

08, Aug, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Interest rate rise will be as useful as medieval bloodletting | Letter
Letter: The Bank of England’s recent rate increase will do nothing to curb inflation, says Jean-Claude Fouque

Letters

07, Aug, 2022 @3:56 PM

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Fading global cooperation will make this crisis worse than the recession of 2008 | Larry Elliott
The global financial crisis brought large economies together but the current crisis comes at a time of deep division

Larry Elliott

07, Aug, 2022 @11:35 AM

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Brexit will make a bad recession even worse | William Keegan
The Tory leadership contenders are pursuing a dangerous nirvana of low taxation while ignoring the damage inflicted by leaving the EU

William Keegan

07, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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How to protect your savings and pension from UK inflation
We look at some options for safeguarding your nest egg amid rising prices and interest rates

Patrick Collinson

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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