uk inflation


Euro's past rise could weigh on inflation for several more quarters: ECB

Jun 27 2018

The past appreciation of the euro may still weigh on inflation for several more quarters, but this effect could be masked by the increased pricing power of firms, the European Central Bank said in a research article on Wednesday.

UK households see fastest income growth in at least 9 years

Jun 18 2018

British households enjoyed the fastest growth in employment income in at least nine years in June, according to a survey that may give the BoE concern that underlying inflation pressures are rising.

Another surprise fall in UK inflation complicates BoE rates mess

May 23 2018

British inflation fell unexpectedly in April, according to figures that could add to doubts about when the Bank of England will raise interest rates again.

UK factory growth sinks to 17-month low in April

May 01 2018

UK manufacturing growth slid to a 17-month low in April, extending a run of mediocre economic data and further reducing the chances of an interest rate hike by the BoE.

UK inflation expectations for year ahead steady in April: Citi

Apr 24 2018

Inflation expectations among people in Britain for the year ahead remained unchanged at 2.4 percent in April.

Sterling extends slide after Carney punctures BoE rate hike bets

Apr 20 2018

Sterling fell another 0.3 pc to a two-week low after Carney signalled that the central bank may not rush to raise interest rates in May because economic data was “mixed”.

BoE rate rises should be gradual, not glacial: Saunders

Apr 20 2018

BoE should raise interest rates gradually, not glacially, and no longer needs to keep its foot firmly on the accelerator at a time of rising domestic inflation pressure.

UK retail sales suffer worst quarter in a year after March snow

Apr 19 2018

British retail sales recorded their biggest quarterly fall in a year during the three months to March, after unusually cold and snowy weather kept shoppers at home.

UK wage growth lags inflation even as jobless rate hits new low

Apr 17 2018

Workers in Britain have yet to see their wages rise more quickly than inflation despite unemployment falling to its lowest rate since 1975, according to official data.

Sterling edges higher on Irish border report, end-of-quarter flows

Mar 28 2018

Sterling gained slightly against the dollar and euro, helped by a report that Britain will propose a new solution for the Irish border dispute holding up Brexit talks.

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