UK Interest Rates

'You're A Mug To Save'

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

The Bank of England's five-year policy of rock bottom interest rates has sent out the message that "you're a mug to save", experts have said. But w...

Asa Bennett

Will Bank Of England's New Interest Rate Policy Help British Businesses?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney's big change to his forward guidance policy on interest rates was to dump the 7% unemployment rate as a marker at which policymakers would...

Carney Junks His Flagship Bank Interest Rate Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has radically overhauled the Bank of England's flagship forward guidance policy, dropping the 7% unemployment threshold as a target at whi...

BoE To Make Big Interest Rates Policy Shift

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney is set to overhaul his flagship forward guidance policy on interest rates tomorrow after just six months as Britain's unemployment rate fe...

Asa Bennett

Osborne 'Not Worried' About High Interest Rates, Despite Warning They'd Be A DISASTER

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

After years hitching his economic credibility on low interest rates, George Osborne is executing an outright U-turn as he prepares to chalk them up as...

Carney Defies Pressure And Stays The Course

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

The Bank of England has kept interest rates at their historic low of 0.5%, making it nearly five years since they last changed the base rate. The l...

Could Interest Rates Rise Before 2016?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has suggested that the Bank of England could consider increasing interest rates sooner than expected due to the falling unemployment rate,...