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07/13/2018 01:46 PM
Bank of England's Cunliffe sees case for 'stodginess' in setting interest rates
Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe sounded a note of caution about raising interest rates on Friday, saying there was limited evidence that wages were rising as fast as the BoE forecast earlier this year.


07/12/2018 09:38 AM
UK lenders expect consumer lending to pick up in third quarter - BoE
British lenders expect demand for consumer borrowing to pick up in the third quarter, a Bank of England survey showed on Thursday, echoing signs of a broader recovery in the economy after a slow start to 2018.


07/12/2018 08:35 AM
UK housing market remains in the doldrums - RICS
British house prices remained flat in June and the market was likely to stay sluggish in the coming months despite more properties being put up for sale, a surveyors group said on Thursday.


07/11/2018 11:47 AM
UK watchdog warns financial firms over Big Data
Britain's banks and insurers must take the lead in spelling out how they will use data collected from customers or they could face new rules, Financial Conduct Authority Chair Charles Randell said on Wednesday.


07/06/2018 09:08 AM
UK house price growth cools four-month low in June - Halifax
British house price growth cooled in annual terms to a four-month low in June, as expected, mortgage lender Halifax said on Friday.


07/05/2018 06:11 PM
Bank of England's Carney boosts expectations for August rate hike
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney on Thursday boosted expectations of an interest rate hike next month, saying he had become increasingly confident that the British economy's weak start to the year mostly reflected bad weather.


07/05/2018 12:25 PM
BoE's Carney - household expectations for 2018 rate hike look about right
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday that expectations among British households that the central bank will raise interest rates this year seemed right to him.


07/04/2018 01:04 PM
UK economy picks up speed, raising chance of rate rise
Britain's large services industry grew last month at its fastest rate since October, a survey showed on Wednesday, prompting investors to increase bets that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next month.


07/04/2018 08:05 AM
UK shop prices fall less sharply in June after May slide - BRC
British shop prices fell less sharply in June than in May but shoppers could take some comfort from that food price inflation did not accelerate, a survey showed on Wednesday.


06/29/2018 09:48 AM
UK housing market perks up in May but consumers subdued - BoE
Britain's housing market perked up in May but there were more signs of caution among consumers ahead of Brexit next year, Bank of England figures showed on Friday.


06/29/2018 09:02 AM
Europe funds body says EU retail fund rules mislead investors
Europe's top asset management trade body on Thursday added its voice to growing concerns about the impact of new European Union fund disclosure rules, saying they were causing "serious detriment" to retail investors.


06/29/2018 07:56 AM
Mood darkens for UK consumers, businesses ahead of Brexit - surveys
British consumers and businesses became more pessimistic about the economy's prospects in June, according to surveys on Friday that suggested Brexit worries and global trade spats may be taking their toll.


06/28/2018 04:26 PM
BoE's Haldane says his rate hike vote shouldn't be a surprise
Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said on Thursday his unexpected vote to raise interest rates this month should not be considered "surprising or radical" after a decade of ultra-loose monetary policy.


06/28/2018 04:05 PM
BoE's Haldane sees no need for faster rate rises than in May
Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane said on Thursday he did not anticipate a faster pace of interest rate rises than the central bank had pencilled in at the time of its forecasts last month, despite his unexpected vote for a rate hike last week.


06/28/2018 04:02 PM
Sterling rises off eight-month low as BoE's Haldane says rate hike vote not a surprise
Sterling rose on Thursday off eight-month lows against the dollar to trade flat after the Bank of England's chief economist said his vote to raise interest rates should not be considered surprising after a decade of ultra-loose monetary policy.


06/28/2018 03:14 PM
UK watchdog urged to cap pension charges to end 'rip-offs'
Britain's markets watchdog should cap charges on drawdown of pension savings after "glacial" progress in stopping customers being ripped off, a senior lawmaker said on Thursday.


06/28/2018 01:34 PM
UK consumer economy slows, manufacturing perks up in BoE, EU surveys
Britain's consumer economy remains in the doldrums despite solid growth in manufacturing, two surveys showed on Tuesday, providing mixed reading for Bank of England officials as they weigh whether to raise interest rates.


06/27/2018 09:15 AM
UK house price growth slows to five-year low - Nationwide
British house prices rose at their slowest annual rate in five years this month and look set to remain subdued due to modest economic growth and squeezed household budgets, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Wednesday.


06/26/2018 04:31 PM
New Bank of England rate-setter Haskel strikes cautious note, sterling falls
New Bank of England rate-setter Jonathan Haskel offered a more downbeat assessment of Britain's readiness for higher interest rates than the official he is due to replace, in comments that weighed on sterling on Tuesday.


06/26/2018 04:09 PM
UK inflation expectations rise to joint-highest level since 2013
The British public's expectations for inflation over the next 5-10 years have risen to their joint-highest level since December 2013, and shorter-term price expectations are also on the rise, a monthly Citigroup/YouGov survey showed on Tuesday.

 

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