LIMA - The Bank of England will not necessarily wait for a hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve before it raises interest rates, Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday.
LONDON - Up to 200,000 households with people in work in Britain will be pushed into poverty by the government's latest welfare reforms, according to a report published a day after Prime Minister David Cameron promised an "all-out assault on poverty".
LONDON - The British public's expectations for inflation in the next 12 months rose slightly in September, according to a survey published on Thursday.
LONDON - The Bank of England showed no sign it was close to raising interest rates as it voted once again to keep them at a record low and said the outlook for inflation in coming months looked weaker than it previously thought.
LONDON - British house prices rose more slowly in September as the number of deals grew, though the market remained hampered by a shortage of properties for sale, a body representing property valuers said on Thursday.
LONDON - Britain's economy likely slowed in the third quarter, the National Institute of Economic and Social Research, a think tank, said on Wednesday.
LONDON - "People's QE" could be an option to help economies fight future crises, Olivier Blanchard, who has just stepped down as chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, said on Wednesday.
LONDON - Concerns among British employers about a new, higher minimum wage are contributing to a sharp slowdown in hiring via recruitment firms, according to a survey published on Thursday.
LONDON - The fall in British shop prices picked up more speed in September, the British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday, underscoring the weak outlook for the country's zero inflation rate.