The dollar index, which measures the currency’s strength against a broad spectrum of other currencies, slumped to a three-week low
The market seems far less nervous about the prospect of rate increases than it was in recent years
In Europe, a benchmark of 300 of the region’s biggest stocks has hit its highest level since December 2015, according to Reuters
Speaking to the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Ms Yellen said that quicker rates increases would be appropriate if the economy remains on track and key inflation and labour targets are met
In its latest Inflation Report the Bank upgraded its 2017 GDP growth forecast to 2 per cent, up from 1.4 per cent in November
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Savers have put away far more money this year suggesting they are preparing for a period of economic uncertainty
New economic modelling research from the Bank suggests all regions of the UK have benefited from the monetary stimulus in terms of incomes, employment and wealth
A buy-to-let bust, lower incomes, Brexit and homeowners failing interest rate stress tests could mean that the bubble is about to burst
The external Monetary Policy Committee member said such gripes reflect only a partial view of the financial position of savers
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Negative rates point to the fact that the global economic system cannot generate sufficient income to service, let alone repay, current debt levels - and that means trouble
Until now, the case for banning cash has been couched in terms of deterring criminality, eliminating tax avoidance or even improving hygiene – but it would also allow banks to set negative interest rates
A member of the Bank of England’s nine-person Monetary Policy Committee has indicated she is not inclined to vote to cut interest rates still further later this year, citing the better than expected performance of the economy in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Janus Capital fund manager Bill Gross discussed his expectations for the Fed to hike rates in December, and the influence of presidential elections on its decision