Bank of England (38)

What a Labour win could mean for gilts
Markets and economics

What a Labour win could mean for gilts

Investors are weighing the implications for government borrowing following the UK election expect...

By Alex MackGuy Whitby-SmithAsset Allocation

22 May 2024

3 min read

When will UK rates start to fall?
James Carrick
Markets and economics

When will UK rates start to fall?

The bank's cautious messaging following its decision to keep rates at 5.25% suggests we may not s...
By James Carrick
05 Feb 2024
2 min read
What the hedgehog tells us about interest rate forecasts
Tim Gouveia
Markets and economics

What the hedgehog tells us about interest rate forecasts

It's a prickly subject, but history demonstrates that markets can't reliably predict what central...
By Tim Gouveia
08 Jan 2024
2 min read
What next? Skirting risks, harvesting yields
Sonja Laud
ESG and long-term themes

What next? Skirting risks, harvesting yields

As inflation and growth dynamics vie with political risk for investor attention next year, we...
By Sonja Laud
07 Dec 2023
3 min read
Approaching the summit in UK rates? Implications for DB schemes
Investment strategy

Approaching the summit in UK rates? Implications for DB schemes

With the current UK rate hiking cycle potentially nearing an end, we consider what this means for...

By Fiona WuChi-Kit Pang

05 Oct 2023

3 min read

Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?
Economics

Revising up UK GDP: What are the implications?

Recent updates to historic data imply the UK's economic rebound following the COVID-19 pandemic w...
By James CarrickChristopher Jeffery
11 Sep 2023
3 min read
Podcast: US debt downgrade, UK rates and China’s equity rally
LGIM
Markets and economics

Podcast: US debt downgrade, UK rates and China’s equity rally

In this episode of Market Talk, Ben Bennett, Investment Strategist APAC, talks through the market...
By LGIM
04 Aug 2023
1 min read
UK government finances are sensitive to rate rises. Why?
Josefine Urban
Markets and economics

UK government finances are sensitive to rate rises. Why?

The UK used to be known for the long average maturity of its government debt, enabling it to ride...
By Josefine Urban
24 Jul 2023
3 min read