UK borrowers, defying Brexit nerves, regain appetite for credit

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:13 GMT

British households took out more mortgages and increased their borrowing in January.

Sterling above lows after BOE's Carney comments

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 09:24 GMT

Against the euro, the pound was broadly flat at 89.06 pence.

Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 - 10:49 GMT

Hot weather and the World Cup boosted retail sales in July but the pound remained flat against the dollar around the $1.27 level.

Bank of England raises rates above crisis lows, signals no rush for next hike

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 11:22 GMT

The BoE’s nine rate-setters were unexpectedly unanimous in their vote to raise rates to 0.75 from 0.50 percent.

Sterling hits nine-day low as markets look beyond expected BoE rate hike

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 08:40 GMT

The BoE looks set to pass a post-financial crisis milestone by finally raising interest rates above emergency levels set more than nine years ago. [nL5N1US52B]

Bank of England chief economist calls for rate rise, MPC give new QE guidance

Thu, 21 Jun 2018 - 11:55 GMT

The Monetary Policy Committee voted 6-3 to keep rates at 0.5 percent, where they have been for most of the past decade.

Bank of England sees up to 75,000 finance job losses after Brexit: BBC

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 09:19 GMT

The Bank of England expects Britain to lose up to 75,000 financial services jobs.

UK growth slows to four-year low as BoE prepares rate rise

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 12:01 GMT

Britain’s economy grew at its slowest pace since 2013 in the 12 months after last year’s Brexit vote.

Bank of England reaches deal with union to end pay dispute

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 03:00 GMT

The Bank of England has settled a dispute over pay with staff that led to the central bank’s first strike in more than 50 years.

Euro-sterling parity? Not if the ECB and BoE can help it

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 04:33 GMT

As parity between the euro and sterling inches closer.

Sterling records worst month in 10 as Brexit uncertainty weighs

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 05:13 GMT

Sterling slipped against the dollar and euro on Thursday and was on track to record its worst month since October, as uncertainty over Britain’s Brexit weighed.

BoE's Broadbent says UK better placed for rate hike

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 12:08 GMT

Britain is "a little bit" better placed to cope with possible interest rate increases.

Sterling slips back towards $1.30 as BoE rate hike bets fade

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Sterling slipped back towards $1.30 on Wednesday.