EghtesadOnline: The pound strengthened, reversing an earlier decline against the dollar, after data showed the U.K. economy expanded more than forecast in the third quarter, reinforcing expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates next week.
EghtesadOnline: The pound slid from an 11-month high versus the dollar and U.K. government bonds rallied after the Bank of England voted to keep interest rates unchanged, while also cutting the country’s economic growth forecast.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. stocks opened mixed as investors assessed the latest batch of corporate results ahead of Friday’s jobs report. The British pound slumped after the Bank of England cut its U.K. growth outlook.
EghtesadOnline: U.K. regulators are starting a review into consumer borrowing after the Bank of England warned again about a potentially unsustainable buildup of debt.
EghtesadOnline: Mark Carney warned that surprises could still be ahead as the U.K. starts the formal process of leaving the European Union, and the Bank of England is ready to respond accordingly.
EghtesadOnline: Mark Carney says his tolerance for faster inflation is limited, and the signs are that those limits will be tested.
EghtesadOnline: Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signaled he could raise banks’ capital requirements as early as this summer should the U.K. economy remain steady following the nation’s vote to leave the European Union.
EghtesadOnline: Reduced market expectations of a big rise in interest rates do not mean the Bank of England should loosen rules designed to stop mortgage borrowers getting into difficulty, central bank regulators have agreed.
EghtesadOnline: Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is ready to serve a full eight-year term, despite critics campaigning for him to resign ahead of time, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said the pound's fall after Britain voted to leave the European Union has acted as an important shock absorber for the economy, in a radio interview broadcast on Monday.