Quantitative easing

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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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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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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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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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Inflation isn’t out of control yet, governor, but can you reassure us it won’t be?
The Bank of England’s Andrew Bailey needs to say what he will do if the rate of price increases – already 2.5% – remains high

18, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Bank of England ‘addicted’ to creating money, say peers
BoE must be more transparent and justify use of quantitative easing, says Lords report

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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England’s 19 July reopening may boost UK plc but a longer-term approach is needed
The economy needs a spending splurge but well thought out economic and welfare investment may help more than a bonfire of restrictions

Larry Elliott, Economics editor

11, Jul, 2021 @9:41 AM

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Recovery likely to push inflation above 3% by end of year, says Bank
UK interest rates put on hold with post-Covid boom expected to have impact on prices in coming months

Phillip Inman

24, Jun, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Price rises should be short-lived – so let’s not resurrect inflation as a bogeyman | William Mitchell
Until full employment is reached, governments need not cut back on public spending, says William Mitchell, co-founder of modern monetary theory

William Mitchell

08, Jun, 2021 @9:46 AM

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The fear that haunts markets – is inflation coming back?
Economies are now so heavy with savings and state cash that rising prices cannot be ruled out. But will it happen?

Phillip Inman

15, May, 2021 @3:00 PM

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UK set for strongest economic growth since WWII, forecasts Bank of England
Interest rates to be kept at record low of 0.1% with GDP growth now forecast to rise at 7.25% in 2021

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

06, May, 2021 @2:34 PM

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Bank of England more upbeat on UK job prospects after Sunak budget
With the economy looking more resilient than expected under Covid, setting committee keeps rate at 0.1%

Larry Elliott Economics editor

18, Mar, 2021 @1:23 PM

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