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UK Inflation Ticks Higher As Pandemic Pushes Up Some Prices

Consumer prices rose 0.7% in annual terms, after a 0.5% rise in September, the Office for National Statistics said, still far below the Bank of England's 2% target.

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Bond Markets Should Brace For Tighter Central Bank Squeeze

Bank of England increased its bond-buying by a bigger-than-expected 150 billion pounds ($195 billion), while the Reserve Bank of Australia said it would buy $100 billion ($70.4 billion) in debt over the next six months.

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Bank Of England, Facing COVID And Brexit, Ramps Up Stimulus Again

Unemployment was set to peak 7.75% in the second quarter of next year, much higher than its most recent reading of 4.5%, the BoE said.

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Global Stocks Weighed Down By Virus Angst, Lack Of Stimulus

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.5%. Stocks in China made their strongest gains in three weeks, with the CSI300 index adding 2.2%, a move led by financial companies.

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UK Retail Sales Rise Further Above Pre-COVID Levels

Grocery sales rose just 0.4% in August, after strong growth in previous months when British people had eaten at home more.

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Bank Of England Says May Toughen Rules For Non-Banks

Backers of Brexit have said that leaving the EU is an opportunity be more flexible with regulation to help London remain a globally competitive financial centre.

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Worst May Be Over For Battered British Economy

The economy will contract 8.7%, medians in the poll of nearly 80 economists showed, and then grow 5.5% next year.

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Bank Of England Tells Banks To Step Up No-Deal Brexit Plans

Britain's financial services minister John Glen said on Wednesday that the country's financial services industry was "world class" and was ready for whatever Brexit outcome.

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South Africa's Standard Bank Weighing Central Bank Guidance On Dividends

South African Reserve Bank's Prudential Authority advised lenders on Monday not to pay dividends or bonuses due to the crisis, joining the Bank of England, European Central Bank.

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Bank Of England Slashes Interest Rates To Record Low In Coronavirus Emergency Move

The Bank of England's decision to slash its interest rate by half a percentage point to 0.25% is in line with to help keep firms in business and people in jobs.

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UK Households' Confidence In Finances Hits Record High In February - IHS Markit

The IHS Markit Household Finance Index jumped to 47.6 in February from 44.6 in January, the highest index reading since the survey began 11 years ago.

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India Needs Its Own Mark Carneys

The private sector in India has a better record of appointing foreign talent than does the public sector

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Bitcoin Not Big Enough To Threaten World Economy, Says BoE Deputy

Bitcoin has soared more than 900 per cent so far this year, the largest gain of all asset classes and prompting sceptics to say it is a classic speculative bubble

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Global Economy: Place Your Bets For The Brexit Rate Hike

To hear some economists talk, the Bank of England is about to make a big mistake - raise interest rates just as the economy heads into what could be a major storm.

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Bank Of England's Carney Faces Up To Pressure From Prices And Politics

Many supporters of Britain's exit from the EU strongly objected to Carney's warnings of the economic risks of Brexit in the run-up to the referendum

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