Bank of England

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Name: Bank of England
First reported 45 mins ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 3 reports

BOE's Forbes: Recent Sterling Appreciation Still Damping Inflation

LONDON--A rise in the pound last year has helped keep a lid on inflation in the U.K. but that effect may soon start to fade, one of the Bank of England's top policy makers said Wednesday.Kristin Forbes, who joined the U.K. central bank's rate-setting ... [Published Nasdaq - 29 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

'Near stagnation' in new orders

SECTOR WARNNIG: New manufacturing orders have slowed down, according to a new reportFirst published in Business News by Steven HugillGROWTH in new manufacturing orders ground to "near stagnation" levels in September as the sector suffered its worst ... [Published Northern Echo - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 3 reports

UK manufacturing PMI at 17-month low

UK manufacturing growth slowed again in September with weaker increases in production, new business and new export orders.The Markit/CIPS Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell to a 17-month low last month to 51.6 from 52.2 in August, still above the 50 ... [Published Supply Management - 6 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 5 reports

Landlords expect to see a decline in the rate that rents rise

A survey of private landlords has found they are expecting rent rises to slow down to below the target rate of inflation over the next 12 months, but demand for rental properties is expected to show continued growth.The sentiment survey of more than 1,100 ... [Published Housing Excellence - 6 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

UK manufacturing grows at slowest rate since April 2013

. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PABritain’s factories suffered the worst month in almost a year and a half in September, signalling that the strong run of growth at the start of the year is over.Economists said uncertainty over the Scottish referendum ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 3 reports

Bank of England eases curb on risky mortgages as house market cools

The Bank of England has eased a curb on risky mortgages that are large relative to a borrower's income, amid signs that Britain's housing market has begun to cool. In June, the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee recommended that "as soon as ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - 5 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

UK economy picks up in Q2

LONDON: Britain’s economy grew more quickly than previously thought in the second quarter and its recovery from the financial crisis has been less sluggish than first estimated, according to official figures that use a new way of calculating data.Britain’s ... [Published The Gulf Today - 19 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 5 reports

BoE should not be too specific in terms of interest rate guidance, says Miles.

David Miles, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England (BoE) said the bank should not be too specific when it comes to providing guidance on the future path of interest rates.However, while Miles also said he was ‘open-minded’ about ... [Published IFA Magazine - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 14 reports

UK House Prices Fall for the First Time in Over a Year

Nationwide data revealed a dip in British home pricesReutersUK house prices have fallen for the first time in over a year amid the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority stepping in to curb rocketing costs to purchase a home.Data from British ... [Published International Business Times UK - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 6 reports

Bank confirms home loans dip

Fresh evidence of a slowdown in the housing market has emerged from data showing a dip in mortgage lending for the second consecutive month in August. The Bank of England reported mortgage approvals for house purchases eased back to 64,212 from 66,100 ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Bank of England to give verdict on government home loan scheme on Oct 2

The Bank of England said on Tuesday it would publish its verdict on the government's Help to Buy mortgage guarantee scheme on Oct. 2 and say whether it needs new powers to control the housing market. The Help to Buy mortgage scheme was launched last ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

House lending down again in August

Mortgage approvals continued a two-month slide in August, down to 64,212 from 66,100 in July and 66,923 in June.August’s lending was also lower than the previous six months’ average of 65,738 approvals.However  Bank of England figures out today  also show ... [Published What Mortgage - Sep 29 2014]

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"As these calming effects on inflation gradually dissipate, it will become even more important to monitor prospective signs of domestic price pressures to avoid the troublesome inflation sprite."
Even the individuals in those two positions "are careful never to veer from very simple, carefully vetted, and largely meaningless talking points" , she added
"Another effective way to cut costs is to shop around for better deals – whether that’s on your weekly grocery shopping, household bills, insurances or other financial products – there are some significant savings to be made"
"It is critically important to monitor measures of prospective inflation to determine the appropriate path of monetary policy" Forbes concluded. (Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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Bank of England to wait until early 2015 to hik... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
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Landlords predict slower annual rent rises [Published Personal Finance and Savings - 3 hours ago]
Sterling Slips, Euro Pressed As Mighty Buck Reigns [Published Forbes.com - 3 hours ago]
UK landlords expect slowing of annual rent incr... [Published Mortgages For Business - 3 hours ago]
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Unemployment Hurts Happiness More Than Modest I... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 2 hours ago]
Unemployment is much more damaging to society than moderate levels of inflation, making central bankers’ disproportionate focus on the level of consumer price growth misguided, a former Bank of England rate-setter now at Dartmouth College writes ...
Factory growth faltering from Europe’s engine t... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 6 hours ago]
BANGALORE/SYDNEY — Dwindling demand cut factory activity across much of Asia and Europe in September, sending it to multi-month lows and raising the chances that global growth will slow in the months ahead. Despite gentler price rises, China’s figures ...
Grand Central: Does Bernanke Deserve a Nobel Pr... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 7 hours ago]
Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Hilsenrath’s Take: Does Bernanke Deserve a Nobel Prize? Fed Repo Facility Fails to Defend Short-Term Rate Floor Powell Says Fed Should Shun Direct Treasury Ties Eurozone Manufacturing Disappoints BOJ Tankan: ...
Wednesday's most followed, including Tesco, Sai... [Published Proactiveinvestors United Kingdom website - 8 hours ago]
Under the cosh supermarkets, UK manufacturing data, Hong Kong protests and Royal Mail ( LON:RMG ) were among the themes piquing interest in web world midweek. As if things couldn't get much more dire for the 'big four' supermarkets, there was more ...
EUR/GBP Below 0.78 After Economic Growth Revised [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 14 hours ago]
The pound rose versus the euro and headed for a sixth monthly advance after economic-growth data were revised higher. That stoked speculation the Bank of England will tighten policy as its European counterpart adds stimulus. Sterling dropped against ...
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UK village sold lock, stock and beach [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 13 2014]
UK shops to recovery, but wages lag [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 12 2014]
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Long, hot summer for UK - and BoE [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 17 2014]
Strikes dent optimism over UK recovery [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 10 2014]
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