As the year of the 325th anniversary of the Bank of England’s foundation, and as the month of one of the Bank’s more important rate-setting decisions since 2008, September provides a congruous occasion on which to reflect on the history of the BoE and consider what the future holds for it. Founded in 1694 as a private bank to the government, it was in 1998 that the BoE was granted independence…Read the article
Few eyebrows were raised after the Bank of England raised rates: the last time unemployment was this low, the City of London was full of bowler hats – fund manager Matthew Russell says from the Bank of England.
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The Bank of England unanimously raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.75% – are gilts still an attractive investment opportunity? Are rising rates the main challenge to UK government and corporate bonds? Has Brexit risk been priced in?
Is the Bank of England right to raise rates?
The unreliable boyfriend finally came through with the chocolates – after months of going back …Read the article