Jack Barnett Economics and Markets Reporter
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Jack is an economics and markets reporter at City A.M.

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717 Articles
11 months ago
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Bank of England finally administers bitter medicine to treat inflation

Economists have for months known interest rates are set to stay higher for longer. Most expect them to peak at 5.75 p...

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11 months ago
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Bank of England lifts interest rates to fresh 15 year high of 5.25%

The Bank of England today hiked the UK’s official interest rate for the 14th time in a row but by a lower degree than...

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11 months ago
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Bank warns of stagnating economy and ‘crystallising’ inflation

Britain is on course for a slow burning slump and scorching inflation has started to “crystallise”, the Bank of Engla...

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11 months ago
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Bank of England interest rate decision today on a knife edge

Economists are split over how much more pain they think the group of rate setters will heap on the UK economy.

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11 months ago
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Shock US credit rating downgrade is unlikely to be the last

Under the current structure, US fiscal policy is heavily exposed to the whims of biased lawmakers motivated by politi...

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11 months ago
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FTSE 100 live: Shock US debt downgrade sparks market sell-off

London’s FTSE 100 plummeted during opening exchanges today after a top credit ratings agency slashed their outlook on...

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11 months ago
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Jon Cunliffe to be replaced by Sarah Breeden at Bank of England

Sir Jon Cunliffe will step down as one of the Bank of England’s chief market watchers later this year, it was announc...

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11 months ago
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Robert Walters posts 60 per cent profit slump

A recruiter that is often viewed by analysts as a bellwether for the UK jobs market has posted a 60 per cent drop in ...

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11 months ago
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FTSE 100 live: HSBC and BP soar as London index wobbles

London’s FTSE 100 kicked lower today after a clutch of mixed results sent investors fretting, while HSBC and BP leapt...

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11 months ago
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Food inflation slumps to lowest level this year

Food inflation has slipped to its lowest level this year and has fallen for the third month in a row, data out today ...

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11 months ago
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Tighter interest rates and inflation clobber UK business confidence

Higher interest rates and elevated prices has thrown a wet blanket over UK business optimism, according to surveys ou...

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11 months ago
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Are central banks to blame for the inflation crisis?

As we enter what may be the final leg of central banks’ interest rate rising journeys, it’s as good a time as ever to...

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