Tag: UK

UK Interest Rates

Chart of the Week: Week 10, 2014: UK Interest Rates

Exactly five years ago today, the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England voted to lower the Bank Rate to 0.5%.

/ March 5, 2014
Damon de Laszlo

February 2014

2013 turned out to be a remarkable year from the point of view of stock market recoveries. Nearly all markets rose, producing gains of between 20% and 30% in general: exceptional growth by any standard. January and February have, of...

/ February 28, 2014
UK Recessions and Recoveries

Chart of the Week: Week 9, 2014: UK Recessions and Recoveries

he ONS released their second estimate for Q4 GDP growth today, and it remained at 0.7%.

/ February 26, 2014
UK Stock Market

Chart of the Week: Week 8, 2014: UK Stock Market

The FTSE is 30 years old this year, so we've decided to take a look at its inflation adjusted performance over that time.

/ February 19, 2014