Readings will make it hard for Canadian to fulfil his pledge to keep rates on hold until 2016
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Friday 14 March 2008
Thursday 13 March 2008
Despite the assurances about the resilience of the UK economy and its relatively healthy performance by comparison with other large industrialised nations, there was no room for doubt in what the Chancellor told the nation yesterday: we are set for lower growth, higher inflation and a worse trade balance than was thought possible even six months ago.
Thursday 21 February 2008
Unexpectedly buoyant tax revenues last month will help the public finances reach the target set for them in last November's pre-Budget report.
Tuesday 19 February 2008
The possibility of a more aggressive programme of interest rate cuts was raised yesterday by one of the Bank of England's more "hawkish" advisers.
Monday 04 February 2008
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Thursday 23 December 2004
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee signalled yesterday that the next move in interest rates could be down, sending the pound tumbling.
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Saturday 08 August 1998
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