Interest rates

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Bank of England must not push interest rates too high, its chief economist says
Inflation should be back within Bank’s 2% target range by middle of 2024, Huw Pill adds

Mark Sweney

03, Feb, 2023 @1:15 PM

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‘I’m really worried’: homeowners and would-be buyers on UK interest rates
As the base rate reaches 4%, we hear from people concerned about rising mortgage costs

Jedidajah Otte

03, Feb, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Bank of England raises UK interest rates to 4%
Hike of 0.5 percentage points lifts rates to 14-year high, but BoE says shorter and shallower recession now more likely

Phillip Inman

02, Feb, 2023 @4:51 PM

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What does the Bank of England interest rate rise mean for you?
From mortgages to credit cards, we break down the impact the 4% rise could have on your finances

Zoe Wood

02, Feb, 2023 @2:01 PM

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Interest rates rise again but Bank of England hints at a brighter future
Threadneedle Street is still expecting a recession but it is likely to be a mild one by UK standards

Larry Elliott

02, Feb, 2023 @12:55 PM

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UK borrowers may struggle to repay debt as economy worsens, says Santander
Bank puts aside more money to protect itself from potential defaults in expected recession

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

02, Feb, 2023 @11:25 AM

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UK house prices fall for fifth month in a row
Average cost of home now 3.2% below August 2022 peak as mortgage demand slumps

Joanna Partridge

01, Feb, 2023 @8:21 AM

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Why is the UK economy doing worse than the rest of the G7?
Factors behind IMF’s latest forecast which shows UK will be only large economy to contract this year

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

31, Jan, 2023 @4:07 PM

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Britain the only G7 economy forecast to shrink in 2023
IMF says UK economy is likely to contract 0.6% as rising interest rates and higher taxes take toll

Larry Elliott Economics editor

31, Jan, 2023 @1:30 AM

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Bank of England poised to raise interest rates for 10th time in a row
Policymakers face balancing act between driving inflation down and risk of deepening economic slump

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

30, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Why UK house prices could plunge by 20% after the latest interest rate hike
Property market has defied gravity for years but analysts say rising mortgage rates will mirror the 1980s price crash

Larry Elliott Economics editor

28, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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UK households will face more pain, says Bank’s former chief economist
Andy Haldane says starting mortgage rate rises sooner would have nipped inflation in the bud

Jasper Jolly and Julia Kollewe

26, Jan, 2023 @10:20 AM

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