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Bank of England plans sevenfold expansion of Leeds operation
One in 10 officials to be based in city within three years and 70-strong team will increase to 500

Larry Elliott Economics editor

17, May, 2024 @9:32 AM

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Jacob Rees-Mogg accuses Bank of England of ‘miserable incompetence’ over inflation
MP criticises policies on interest rates and bond-selling as Tory rightwingers call for review of Bank’s independence

Kiran Stacey Political correspondent

13, May, 2024 @6:00 AM

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UK has moved out of recession, official figures show
GDP rose by 0.6% in first quarter of 2024 but forecasters expect economy to grow slowly this year

Phillip Inman

10, May, 2024 @2:51 PM

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Bank of England says it could lower interest rates more than expected, but June cut isn’t ‘fait accompli’ – as it happened
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey is briefing reporters after BoE left UK interest rates on hold again in a dramatic 7-2 split

Graeme Wearden

09, May, 2024 @4:12 PM

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UK interest rates are close to a descent – maybe starting as soon as next month
It seems just matter of time before the two MPC members already in favour of a cut are joined off Table Mountain

Larry Elliott Economics editor

09, May, 2024 @2:40 PM

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Bank of England keeps interest rates at 5.25% but hints at a June cut
Policymakers say they want to see more evidence that price pressures are easing before reducing rates

Phillip Inman and Larry Elliott

09, May, 2024 @11:54 AM

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The Guardian view on Labour’s big idea: organising the state effectively matters for jobs and growth | Editorial
Editorial: Rachel Reeves missed a chance to recast a policy that cuts government spending while shovelling state cash into private banks

Editorial

07, May, 2024 @5:47 PM

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Should the Bank of England cut interest rates with Britain’s economy in bloom?
The UK is expected to come out of recession, but it would be wise not to expect a reduction any time soon

Phillip Inman

04, May, 2024 @10:00 AM

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UK bankers warned of ‘severe losses’ if they fail to monitor private equity exposures
Bank of England executive says creeping sense of complacency and lack of data is putting lenders at risk

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

23, Apr, 2024 @5:47 PM

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Bank of England’s chief economist dampens hopes of summer interest rates cut
Huw Pill warns inflation could rebound as UK business survey signals economy strengthened over last month

Phillip Inman

23, Apr, 2024 @4:26 PM

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FTSE 100 hits record closing high again, despite BoE chief economist warning against cutting interest rates too soon – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news

Graeme Wearden

23, Apr, 2024 @4:13 PM

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FTSE 100 hits record closing high amid hopes of interest rate cuts
UK’s blue-chip index ended trading at 8,023, its highest close ever, as pound falls against dollar

Graeme Wearden

22, Apr, 2024 @4:17 PM

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