While rising house prices are making life hard for first-time buyers, there has probably never been a better time for existing borrowers looking to remortgage.
Gertjan Vlieghe burnished a dovish reputation as he stressed Threadneedle Street should 'wait and see' before raising interest rates for the first time since 2007
The Federal Reserve and Bank of England can’t see that things are good enough to raise interest rates
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Forecasters also expressed concerns over the sustainability of the recovery
US interest rates have been at historic lows since the financial crisis in 2007
A rate rise would be good news for savers
Investors will be keeping tabs on the price of gold, which tends to swing in the opposite way to the dollar, given its safe-haven appeal
Recession will have lasted three years longer than any other in the past 100 years
He can try to talk down sterling, but the Big Mac index, based on the cost of one of the world’s favourite fast food item, shows it’s just about right
The Bank of England’s flagship policy of forward guidance on interest rates will “evolve” next month, Mark Carney said yesterday, as he sought again to dampen expectations of an imminent rate rise.
The Bank of England must avoid "pouring oil on the fire" of rising house prices, rate-setter Paul Fisher has warned.
America's central bank acts after two year budget deal was recently agreed in Congress - removing the threat of another government shutdown in the near future
Economic View: The better the economy does, the quicker rates rise and the greater the pressure on shares
Increase in interest and mortgage rates would be unwelcome news for Coalition
Unemployment rate fast approaching the Bank's 7% threshold