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  1. May 28, 2014

    EU should stop worrying about deflation

    Deflation is the dog that did not bark after the financial crisis. It was a real and present danger in the depths of the...

  2. November 6, 2013

    BoE approach risks sharp and sudden rate rise

    There will be no surprise when the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee announces its latest interest rate decision on...

  1. Money Supply

    February 4, 2013

    An honest argument for a dual mandate

    Asked today whether the Treasury should scrap the Bank of England’s 2 per cent inflation target, former policy maker and...

  2. November 9, 2012

    Osborne launches raid on QE surplus

    George Osborne has decided to grab about £35bn of surpluses being built up under the Bank of England’s money-printing...

  3. November 8, 2012

    BoE suspends bond-purchase plan

    The Bank of England suspended its emergency bond-purchasing programme on Thursday, raising doubts about whether quantitative...

  4. March 22, 2012

    More weight for energy prices in inflation index

    From Prof Costas Milas. Sir, Andrew Sentance (“Central bankers must lean against wind on oil prices”, March 20) is worried...

  5. FT Alphaville

    March 20, 2012

    The Lunch Wrap

    Good morning, New York FT ALPHAVILLE Commodity central bank action: Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC and...

  6. FT Alphaville

    March 19, 2012

    A call for central bank action on commodity prices

    Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PwC and former member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee, has just...

  7. March 19, 2012

    Central banks must address rising oil prices

    In 2008-9, chaos in global financial markets led to a large recession across the world economy. The recovery from that...

  8. January 2, 2012

    Rapid fall in inflation expected

    Inflation is set to fall rapidly this year, the vast majority of economists think, aligning them with the Bank of England,...

  9. December 31, 2011

    Andrew Sentance

    Andrew Sentance, who has been awarded a Commander of the British Empire, has become best known of late as the arch hawk on...

  10. December 8, 2011

    Critics attack Mervyn King’s pessimism

    The governor of the Bank of England is damaging consumer and business confidence with “exaggerated” claims about the...

  11. October 7, 2011

    QE is the last resort, but will it work?

    On Wednesday, fund manager M&G held an inflation conference. It featured Andrew Sentance, former member of the Bank of...

  12. September 29, 2011

    Laurelian economics tells it as it is

    From Prof Mark Blyth. Sir, Andrew Sentance (“More QE will only give us more inflation, not growth”, Insight, September 27)...

  13. FT Alphaville

    September 27, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Big audit firms face Brussels onslaught The business model of the...

  14. September 26, 2011

    More QE will give us more inflation, not growth

    It is sometimes said that bad news comes in threes. That certainly applies to global financial markets over the summer. In...

  15. June 22, 2011

    Doves drown out hawks in MPC minutes

    Writing the minutes of the monetary policy committee is a business fraught with risks for all at the Bank of England. Get...

  16. FT Alphaville

    June 22, 2011

    Reasons for a UK QE2 trade

    To the minutes of the last Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee meeting… … specifically paragraph 25 where the majority...

  17. Money Supply

    June 22, 2011

    Two dovish tilts on the MPC and one puzzle

    All eyes were on the Bank of England minutes of the June Monetary Policy Committee to see whether the replacement of Andrew...

  18. Money Supply

    June 14, 2011

    UK Inflation's upward march

    It appears from the chart that UK inflation held steady in May, although at much too high a level. Unfortunately, that is a...

  19. June 9, 2011

    MPC leaves interest rates unchanged

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to hold rates steady at their current record low of half a percentage...

  20. June 5, 2011

    Economic Outlook: Rate rulings in spotlight

    Interest rate announcements from the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and the Reserve Bank of Australia dominate...

  21. May 24, 2011

    Bank’s swing voter opposes rates rise

    One of the swing voters on the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has said that raising interest rates could be...

  22. May 24, 2011

    Bank should take rap for inflation

    From Mr Jan Ledochowski. Sir, In his article “The Bank’s intensifying inflation nightmare” (Comment, May 20), Martin Wolf...

  23. May 20, 2011

    Sterling and euro interest rate paths diverge

    Sterling and the euro took diverging paths this week as the outlook for interest rates in the UK and the eurozone assumed...

  24. May 18, 2011

    Bank vote weighs on pound

    Sterling’s inflation-led bounce proved short-lived after minutes from the Bank of England’s May meeting gave interest rate...

  25. May 18, 2011

    Bank remains split over rate rise

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee remained split three ways in May but voted for no change in interest rates,...

  26. May 18, 2011

    BG Group in demand after upgrade

    BG Group was in demand in the London market on speculation that its recent underperformance may make it vulnerable to a...

  27. Money Supply

    May 17, 2011

    Broadbent's straight bat

    Ben Broadbent will be confirmed as an MPC member, I am sure,  after an assured performance played with a very straight bat...

  28. May 17, 2011

    Drawing power of the dollar

    Surprisingly weak US production data added to currency volatility on Tuesday, driving investors to dollar havens and wiping...

  29. May 15, 2011

    Outlook: Traders await rate-setting details

    A series of data due out in the UK looks destined to advance market expectations of the Bank of England’s outlook on...

  30. April 26, 2011

    Call for stronger pound to counter oil prices

    The strongest advocate for an interest rate rise on the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee has warned of the risk...

  31. Money Supply

    April 26, 2011

    Sentance, examined

    No-one could accuse Andrew Sentance of leaving the MPC without making his position clear. The Bank of England’s chief hawk...

  32. April 20, 2011

    Public expects inflation to drop

    Public expectations of inflation fell sharply this month to the lowest level since last autumn in a possible sign of...

  33. April 17, 2011

    Economic outlook: UK rate-rise clues sought

    The outlook for monetary policy in the UK and insight into the US housing market will provide the focus for investors in a...

  34. April 11, 2011

    Yen rises as appetite for risk declines

    Risk appetite faded on Monday as a further sizeable aftershock in Japan lifted the yen, while last week’s interest rate...

  35. March 23, 2011

    Bank remains split on policy, minutes show

    The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee remained in wait-and-see mode in March with the interest rate setting body...

  36. Money Supply

    March 23, 2011

    No change in Bank of England vote

    Minutes just released show that all members of the monetary policy committee maintained their vote from the previous month....

  37. March 23, 2011

    MPC rate stance curbs pound

    Sterling’s recent strong run was ended after minutes from the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee meeting this month...

  38. March 22, 2011

    Tax breaks at heart of Osborne Budget

    George Osborne is expected to put tax breaks for companies and hard-pressed families at the heart of Wednesday’s Budget but...

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