As key Scottish exports rise..
A deputy governor of the Bank of England said the slump in markets probably reflected a failure by investors to price in the likelihood of inflationary pressures
Nancy Curtin, chief investment officer at Close Brothers Asset Management, said: “Consumers will breathe a sigh of relief that escalating living costs are showing signs of abating. “The Brexit vote broughtRead More
Survey of 1,000 savers
Investors view rising inflation and low interest rates as more of a threat to their wealth than Brexit, according to a new survey.
Bank expected to act next month
Inflation hit 3% in September, as expected, adding to speculation of an interest rate rise next month…
Investors expressed relief that inflationary pressures eased last month, allowing markets to maintain their current buoyancy. The news that inflation remained unchanged at 2.6% in July saw the pound fallRead More
Prices decline in June
A rise in interest rates looked less likely after inflation fell unexpectedly..
Cost of living going up
Inflation’s rise to 2.9% has reinforced the case for a temporary reduction in VAT ..
Markets remain buoyant
The FTSE 100 continued its record-breaking run with another closing high..
Cost of living steadies
Inflation remained unchanged at 2.3% in March, according to new data. Figures for March are often affected by Easter trading but as it falls in April this year it hasRead More
Low pound causing price rises
Inflation rose to 2.3% in February, higher than the 2.1% forecast and topping the 2% mark for the first time since November 2013.