Monetary policy committee

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Rising inflation spooks Bank of England rate-setters into taking action
Analysis: on this occasion the MPC has decided the threat of inflation becoming embedded is greater than the risk to growth

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Dec, 2021 @1:35 PM

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Bank of England raises interest rates to 0.25%
Inflation spike prompts MPC to vote for increase despite fears for UK economy from surge in Omicron cases

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

16, Dec, 2021 @12:02 PM

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UK inflation jumps to 10-year high as petrol prices soar
Increase to 5.1% in November puts further pressure on Bank of England to raise interest rates

Phillip Inman

15, Dec, 2021 @7:35 AM

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Markets think Omicron plan B will delay rise in UK interest rates
Fears of economic slowdown mean Bank of England less likely to intervene to dampen inflation

Larry Elliott Economics editor

09, Dec, 2021 @5:43 PM

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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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Bank of England interest rate decision still on a knife-edge despite rise in inflation
Analysis: an increase would do nothing to alter the course of rising prices

Phillip Inman

17, Nov, 2021 @9:56 AM

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Bank of England governor ‘very uneasy’ about rising inflation
Prospect of pre-Christmas interest rates rise looms larger after Andrew Bailey comments

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Nov, 2021 @6:28 PM

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Women working from home risk being caught in a ‘she-cession’
Bank of England policymaker warns spontaneity vital for career progress hard to replicate in virtual setting

Mark Sweney

12, Nov, 2021 @9:47 AM

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Bank of England’s mixed messages leave markets fearful of another ‘unreliable boyfriend’
Analysis: decision to keep rates on hold is not unpopular but governor’s signalling is roundly criticised

Phillip Inman

05, Nov, 2021 @10:53 AM

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Bank of England governor denies being ‘unreliable boyfriend’ after leaving interest rates unchanged – business live
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

04, Nov, 2021 @7:23 PM

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BoE doves and hawks who voted to leave interests rates unchanged
Monetary Policy Committee votes 7-2 to leave borrowing costs at current record low of 0.1%

Phillip Inman

04, Nov, 2021 @7:03 PM

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Why is the Bank of England considering an interest rate rise?
Rising inflation and winding down of Covid likely to weigh on central bank’s decision makers

Phillip Inman

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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