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07FEB 2019

Bank of England downgrades growth forecast as Brexit hits sentiment

Upside risks remain if an orderly Brexit is achieved, paving the way for an interest rate rise.

2018

OCTOBER

05OCT 2018

Markets

Brexit: 23 answers to investors’ questions

There remains much uncertainty as negotiations between the UK and EU enter a crucial stage. Sue Noffke, UK equities fund manager, provides some clarity for investors.

AUGUST

22AUG 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - September 2018

We have trimmed our forecast for global growth for the second time this year, largely driven by cuts to Europe and Japan as well as escalating trade wars.

02AUG 2018

Economics

Brexit risk fails to deter BoE from rate hike

We think the next increase is likely to be in 2019.

JULY

10JUL 2018

Economics

Sluggish UK growth to keep BoE cautious

Interest rates are likely to remain unchanged until the autumn as new monthly GDP data shows a small pick-up in growth.

MAY

10MAY 2018

Economics

Bank of England pauses hikes, awaiting more clarity

The market now shares our view that the next UK rate rise will be in November.

MARCH

06MAR 2018

Economics

Why economic growth (and rates) could increase faster than expected

We’ve upgraded our predictions for how the major economies around the world will perform in the next two years. Here, we briefly explain why and summarise our predictions.

FEBRUARY

28FEB 2018

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint

Economic and Strategy Viewpoint - March 2018

This month we focus on our latest forecast updates. These include an upgrade to global growth for 2018 which could fuel higher inflation, especially in the US.