Behind a contrast in monetary policy lies a cultural divide between continents – and we are in the middle
It isn’t as easy to get your hands on your cash, warns Martin Baker
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
Inflation has been as high as 5 per cent and at no point have interest rates even twitched. Now inflation is flat on its back, it is harder to justify an interest rate rise, says Mark Dampier
The new Labour leader argued that investment in social housing would drive down the housing benefit bill and thus reduce the amount of money spent on benefits
Forecasters also expressed concerns over the sustainability of the recovery
US interest rates have been at historic lows since the financial crisis in 2007
Economic View: Many will point to what they call strong growth or a buoyant labour market
Interest rates to stay flat at 0.05 per cent
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
Nationwide warns affordability may become 'stretched' if demand continues to outstrip supply
More people believe they would be helped than harmed by a rise in interest rates, according to a new survey.
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