Central banks are reaching into their toolkits to shore up the global financial system.
Raising rates to fight inflation involves a time lag so current efforts to bring down prices won’t start having an impact until the next election is approaching.
UK borrowers are expecting mortgage rates to fall again. Here’s why this looks unlikely in the current economic environment.
The two central banks were due to raise rates aggressively, but then came the banking crisis.
Central banks have been signalling that rate rises are going to get more aggressive again, but can the economy actually take it?
The UK economy could benefit from a digital pound, but is there a role for crypto?
While UK inflation could drop again in 2023, there is a lot of work to do to support the country’s economy.
Alan Shipman, The Open University; Aymen Smondel, IAE Nice - Université Côte d'Azur; Bhima Yudhistira Adhinegara, Center of Economic and Law Studies (CELIOS); John W. Diamond, Rice University; Luis Garvía Vega, Universidad Pontificia Comillas; Mohamad Hassan Shahrour, IAE Nice - Université Côte d'Azur; Peter Martin, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, and Wayne Simpson, University of Manitoba
Price inflation has hit countries differently, but most central banks and governments are concerned about the rising cost of living in 2023.
Central banks are raising interest rates to tame inflation, but 2023 will increasingly turn a technical decision into a political challenge.
Mortgage rates have rocketed in recent months, but what about the rate on your savings account?
Central bankers are set to slow down their rate hikes.
The Bank of England expects a long UK recession but believes interest rates may not need to increase much more.
The new government faces both short- and long-term problems when trying to reignite investor confidence in the UK
If the Bank of England extends its rescue scheme for the bonds market beyond October 14, all bets are off.
And don’t be surprised if a sovereign downgrade makes the problem even worse.
The expected relationship between government and central bank policy has broken down in the UK.
Explaining why it can be so difficult to pinpoint whether or not an economy is in recession.
At the right moment, Australia’s Reserve Bank would be wise to stop taking its lead from the US – holding interest rates here steady, even if they’re still rising overseas.
Reforming the Bank of England to help it tackle inflation may end up compromising its independence.
Central banks are having to choose between ruinous inflation or ruinous interest rates.