Interest rates

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OECD warns over ending stimulus policies despite inflation pressures
Top economic thinktank says recovery from the Covid-induced recession is not yet complete

Larry Elliott Economics editor

21, Sep, 2021 @11:31 AM

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MPC’s rates dilemma: protect the recovery or tackle inflation?
Soaring prices will have some at the Bank itching to put up interest rates, but others will stress that now is a very bad time

Richard Partington

18, Sep, 2021 @11:05 PM

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Bank of England’s Saunders: inflation could force interest rate rise next year
‘Relatively limited’ increase could be needed if inflation is persistent, says member of rate-setting committee

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

07, Sep, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Banking chiefs head for the hills in bid to leave cheap money behind
At the Jackson Hole bankers’ summit this week, the talk will be of ending quantitative easing – and this time it will be serious

Richard Partington

21, Aug, 2021 @11:05 PM

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UK savings rates are tumbling – what can you do?
Frustration over choices is putting people at risk of scams but there are accounts worth considering

Rupert Jones

07, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Bank of England’s message is upbeat, but there’s a sting in the tail
Analysis: a hawkish tone signals that at some point businesses will need to manage with less support

Larry Elliott

05, Aug, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Bank of England signals ‘modest tightening’ ahead as inflation rises – as it happened
Rolling live coverage of business, economics and financial markets ahead of Bank of England interest rate decision

Jasper Jolly

05, Aug, 2021 @1:53 PM

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Bank of England warns inflation will hit 4% this year but holds interest rates
Monetary policy committee resists pressure to increase the cost of borrowing, but hints at rise next year

Phillip Inman

05, Aug, 2021 @11:13 AM

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Employers offer golden hellos of up to £10k amid worker shortage
Survey finds 5,000 vacancies, with signing-on bonuses for in-demand roles such as care workers and chefs

Sarah Butler

01, Aug, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Another roaring 20s? We need to do better than that | Dan Davies
Bold ideas and big investment could create a new economic miracle for the 21st century, says investment banking analyst Dan Davies

Dan Davies

28, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Bank of England expert: tight policy not the right policy on inflation
Monetary policy committee member warns against choking off UK economy to combat inflation

Larry Elliott and Phillip Inman

19, Jul, 2021 @1:33 PM

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Britain’s economic confusion reflects the mess of Covid’s ‘freedom day’ | Larry Elliott
If all had gone well, Rishi Sunak could have delivered a budget to make economic support more tailored and less expensive

Larry Elliott

18, Jul, 2021 @10:33 AM

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