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    1. August 16, 2016

      UK inflation expectations hit highest level in more than a year

      UK inflation expectations rose to their highest level in more than a year on Tuesday after consumer prices for July...

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      August 16, 2016

      UK inflation on the up after Brexit: analysts react

      0.6 per cent. It doesn’t sound like a lot but that’s the UK’s highest inflation reading in 22 months. July’s figures...

    1. August 16, 2016

      Rail fares on half of UK journeys to rise 1.9%

      Train fares on half of all UK journeys will increase by an average of 1.9 per cent from January in line with the latest...

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      August 16, 2016

      UK inflation expectations climb after July price surprise

      UK inflation expectations have risen to a 13-month high after the sterling slump drove consumer inflation up beyond...

    3. August 16, 2016

      UK inflation approaches 2-year high

      The plummeting pound has sharply increased costs for British factories since June’s vote to leave the EU, with new data...

    4. August 16, 2016

      UK train fare rises add to commuter misery

      Train fares have risen at more than twice the pace of wages in the past six years, according to a trade union report...

    5. August 14, 2016

      Week Ahead Economic Outlook: UK post-Brexit inflation published

      The first reading on UK inflation since the Brexit referendum becomes available this week when consumer prices data for...

    6. August 3, 2016

      Eight charts showing state of UK economy before Bank of England rate decision

      In the second quarter of this year, Britain’s economy showed no signs of needing emergency action to boost spending and...

    7. July 19, 2016

      UK households face freeze in living standards as inflation rises

      British households are again facing a freeze in living standards. For the past 18 months, near-zero inflation has...

    8. July 19, 2016

      Sustained rise in UK inflation expected to hit low earners

      Britain’s flirtation with deflation looks to be over, with official statistics showing inflation had begun to rise even...

    9. July 19, 2016

      Economic Outlook: UK inflation forecast to pick up

      UK inflation and labour market data are the main releases in the coming week, out on Tuesday and Wednesday,...

    10. July 14, 2016

      Never mind interest rates, higher inflation is coming

      If you don’t know what to do, do nothing. After speculation that the Bank of England would cut interest rates by a...

    11. June 28, 2016

      What will Brexit mean for UK jobs?

      “It was as if somebody switched the lights off and went home.” That was how the boss of a construction company...

    12. June 15, 2016

      Cheaper clothes and food keep UK inflation steady

      Consumer price inflation in the UK held steady in May as rises in transport and hotel costs were offset by falls in the...

    13. June 1, 2016

      Brace for the aftershocks of Brexit

      The Treasury’s analysis of the impact of Britain leaving the EU has won many more plaudits than brickbats from the UK’s...

    14. May 17, 2016

      Air fares push down inflation as recovery struggles

      UK inflation dipped in April after a temporary rise in March, marking the 17th consecutive month in which it has...

    15. May 12, 2016

      Brexit carries risk of recession, warns Bank of England

      A vote for Brexit could cost jobs, raise prices, see the pound fall sharply and even lead to recession, the Bank of...

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      May 12, 2016

      Bank of England inflation report: investors and economists react

      The Bank of England has warned of the economic impact of a vote to the leave the EU, but provides no concrete...

    17. May 11, 2016

      Thursday’s Bank of England inflation report — the issues

      For once, we can forget about house prices. The Bank of England’s quarterly inflation report at midday on Thursday will...

    18. April 27, 2016

      Bank governor says Brexit risks higher prices and lower growth

      Britain risks a period of weak sterling, higher prices and lower growth if it votes to leave the EU, according to the...

    19. April 20, 2016

      The Bank of England needs to speak up on Brexit

      This week’s economic modelling exercise from the Treasury provided a credible account of what is at stake for the UK’s...

    20. April 12, 2016

      UK inflation-linked bonds: gilty thoughts

      Remember when inflation used to frighten us? After years of quiescent prices, the inflation scare sits alongside the...

    21. April 12, 2016

      Air fares push UK inflation to 15-month high

      Increases in air fares helped push UK inflation to a 15-month high in March, according to the latest official figures....

    22. March 22, 2016

      UK inflation below Bank of England target for 26th month

      Falling prices for second-hand cars and bicycles kept UK inflation close to historic lows in February. The headline...

    23. March 15, 2016

      Britain’s dancing days are over say statisticians

      Forget dancing til dawn. Britons are increasingly choosing an evening at home with Nespresso and Baileys, according to...

    24. March 9, 2016

      UK’s top statistician pushes out-of-favour measure of inflation

      The UK’s top statistician has said the nation should focus its attention on a little-used measure of inflation that...

    25. February 29, 2016

      Top 10 hits and misses from Lord King’s list of predictions

      Mervyn King’s prediction that the eurozone will collapse under its own political and economic contradictions raises the...

    26. February 16, 2016

      UK inflation nudges up to 12 month-high

      The UK’s headline rate of inflation edged up to a 12-month high on Tuesday but has now stayed for a full two years...

    27. February 4, 2016

      UK interest rate rise kicked into the long grass

      UK interest rates are likely to remain at their current rock-bottom levels for at least another year, after the Bank of...

    28. February 4, 2016

      Average home costs £500,000 in more than half of London postcodes

      It is a staple of pub conversations for London’s young professionals: if I move to (insert name of formerly...

    29. January 19, 2016

      Carney is right to keep UK interest rates on hold

      It is official: the special relationship does not extend to monetary policy. Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor,...

    30. January 19, 2016

      UK had lowest inflation in 2015 for 50 years

      The UK in 2015 experienced the lowest level of inflation for half a century, official figures confirmed on Tuesday....

    31. December 15, 2015

      UK inflation turns positive but rate set to stay low

      Inflation in the UK turned positive for the first time in four months in November but overall inflationary pressures...

    32. December 2, 2015

      Gilts’ moment in the sun may have further to run

      As the year nears its end, Wall Street’s finest are bombarding clients with prognostications about ways to profit in...

    33. November 17, 2015

      UK inflation below zero for second month

      Prices in the UK fell for the second month in a row in October, as lower food and energy prices continued to keep down...

    34. November 17, 2015

      What UK deflation means for private investors

      The deflation ogre — as many economists characterise the problem of falling prices that can deter companies from...

    35. November 5, 2015

      Carney indicates BoE’s willingness to rein in credit

      Mark Carney said the Bank of England would consider making it harder for lenders to extend credit, in order to prevent...

    36. November 5, 2015

      The Bank of England augurs a year on hold

      The screeching sound of investors and economists executing some sharp about-turns echoed through trading rooms on...

    37. November 5, 2015

      Bank of England signals rates can remain at lows until 2017

      Interest rates are set to remain at their current historic low well into next year after the Bank of England struck an...

    38. November 4, 2015

      What to watch for on Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’

      Bank watchers are already taking deep breaths ahead of the deluge of information set to hit on the Bank of England’s...

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