Interest Rates

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Bank of England increases interest rates to highest level since 2009

Bank of England increases interest rates to highest level since 2009

Members of the nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to raise the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

The Bank of England could raise the base rate again soon

Number of people going insolvent jumps to highest level since 2012

Number of people going insolvent jumps to highest level since 2012

Figures from Insolvency Service show jump mainly driven by an increase in individual voluntary arrangements

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

'We are on the verge of a recession unless something's done soon', says economist Chris Williamson

"We could be on the verge of a recession", warns economist Chris Williamson

"We could be on the verge of a recession", economist warns

Market specialist Chris Williamson says the government could be running out of options following Thursday's Bank of England interest-rate cut to 0.25%…

Friday, July 29, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

'We could easily get negative interest rates in the next 12 months', says financial expert

As banks threaten negative interest rates, it's YOUR job to save the economy, says money expert

As banks threaten negative interest rates, it's YOUR job to save the economy

In the wake of further job losses and branch closures by Lloyds Bank, financial expert Jasmine Birtles says the public need to get out and spend to stop the country's finances juddering to a halt…