Quantitative easing

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Independence day: why Gordon Brown gave the Bank the right to set interest rates
Analysis: New Labour’s chancellor revealed his plan to a surprised Eddie George and his private secretary, now governor, Andrew Bailey

Larry Elliott Economics editor

04, May, 2022 @12:01 PM

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Bank of England puts Covid behind it, but now must face costs of war
Threadneedle Street is offloading debt, but the Ukraine situation poses a new dilemma for all central banks

Phillip Inman

06, Mar, 2022 @12:05 AM

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The Bank of England has underestimated the risk inflation poses to stability | Gerard Lyons
With inflation set to exceed the Bank’s 2% target in 2022 – many people will be hit hard by a cost-of-living crisis

Gerard Lyons

30, Dec, 2021 @5:16 PM

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Global financial markets brace for a bumpy ride in 2022
Soaring inflation, rising interest rates and further supply chain disruption will fuel volatility, economists say

Graeme Wearden

27, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Spending without taxing: now we’re all guinea pigs in an endless money experiment | Satyajit Das
No government has openly embraced modern monetary theory, but many of the radical doctrine’s core principles are informing today’s policy decisions

Satyajit Das

10, Dec, 2021 @12:54 AM

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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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Rich countries must pay up to keep 1.5C alive | Letter
Letter: Colin Hines and Richard Murphy call for ‘climate quantitative easing’ to keep up hopes of hitting climate targets

Letters

18, Nov, 2021 @6:00 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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Bank of England keeps UK interest rates on hold at 0.1%
City wrongfooted after committee decides to hold rate despite forecast of 5% inflation by spring

Larry Elliott Economics editor

04, Nov, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Is a UK interest rate rise certain? Good question
Analysis: contradictory data has split experts over whether the Bank of England will raise rates or not

Phillip Inman

03, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rising inflation could trigger global sell-off that would harm UK, says Bank
Risky asset prices in several markets are at historically high levels and could be primed for sharp fall, it adds

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, Oct, 2021 @11:26 AM

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Inflation is poised to top 4%: is the Bank of England asleep at the wheel?
Analysis: Threadneedle Street is adopting a wait and see policy and keeping interest rates unchanged

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Sep, 2021 @1:48 PM

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