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Monetary Policy Committee Room

In a surprise turn for markets, the Bank of England said on Thursday that it was unlikely to further reduce interest rates after it believes the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union will have less of an effect than they expected in...

By John Shepherd on Nov 3rd, 2016
Haruhiko Kuroda

On Tuesday, the Bank of Japan dropped its inflation forecasts after a ream of poor data whilst also holding off from increasing stimulus policy, an indication that Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda may be looking at more significant changes. Following a...

By John Shepherd on Nov 1st, 2016
EU Building

Official figures released on Monday showed during October inflation within the eurozone economy grew to its highest point in over two years as oil prices bounced back from decade lows whilst growth remained flat. According to data released...

By Kate Ayers on Oct 31st, 2016
Federal Reserve

The dollar rose up to a three-month record against the yen on Friday as it rose against the majority of major currencies during the month whilst investors awaiting U.S. third-quarter growth figures later in the day. Positive GDP data would...

By Kate Ayers on Oct 28th, 2016
London

The U.K.’s economy is now expected to grow at a faster pace than was originally predicted prior to the referendum. According to independent forecasts compiled by the U.K. Treasury, economists are predicting the country will perform significantly...

By Laura Parrish on Oct 22nd, 2016
UK Inflation

Following an 18% crash in the value of the pound against the dollar after the UK’s vote the leave the EU, economists have been eagerly awaiting figures to identify an impact on consumer prices. The Office for National Statistics said the...

By Kate Ayers on Oct 18th, 2016
Eric Rosengren

Eric Rosengren, President of the Boston Federal Reserve said that risks to the U.S. economy increase the longer the central bank waits to increase rates. The U.S. Federal Reserve are still divided on whether or not to increase interest rates,...

By Terry Fitzroy on Sep 9th, 2016
Janet Yellen

Solid consumer spending and a stable job market could mean a potential rate hike in September. The Federal Reserve is aiming to raise interest rates by as early as next month, according to the head of the U.S. central bank and other policymakers...

By Terry Fitzroy on Aug 28th, 2016
Federal Reserve

After a whole decade of constant rates, the Fed raised rates for the first time last month. During its January meeting, the Fed kept interest rates constant while continuing to closely monitor the markets. According to the latest policy statement...

By Terry Fitzroy on Jan 27th, 2016