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BOE qualifies for World Cup

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAY 2014
... inflation outlook." This degree of slack in the economy "is in the region of 1 percent to 1.5 percent" according to "most MPC members' central view". And the inflation outlook? CPI inflation has been moving further away from the BOE's 2.0% target since ...

Confusing versus credible

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2014
... least until jobs, incomes and spending were growing at sustainable rates." But what happened to the Monetary Policy Council (MPC) would start considering lifting the Bank Rate when the unemployment rate hit the 7.0% threshold? Well, at the time (August ...

Guiding it forward

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2013

A long two-month wait

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2013

Welcome to the QE Club

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 SEP 2012

Macq taps planner needs for mortgages

PRESS RELEASE  |  MONDAY, 12 JUL 2010
... recycling and other wealth creation strategies for clients. This product range follows research by Macquarie Practice Consulting (MPC) that found one third of planning practices in Australia would consider diversifying their businesses to include mortgages. ...

Nationalisation - that ugly word

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 FEB 2009
... doing the heavy lifting. The minutes of the Bank of England's (BoE) February meeting - where the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted 8-1 to cut interest rates to an all-time low of 1 per cent - revealed that the MPC gave the BoE Governor the green ...

Worst of the worst

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 30 JAN 2009
... confirms the deep anxiety gripping not only the BoE, but also the Chancellor of the Exchequer. BoE Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) member David Blanchflower have voiced out these concerns. While acknowledging that recent policy initiatives made by fiscal ...

Central bank watch

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 AUG 2008
... European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE) will also be on the spotlight this week. The Monetary Policy Council (MPC) of the BoE is expected to keep interest rates steady at 5 percent despite signs of a weakening UK economy. However, rising ...

Inflation Report: Japan's Turn

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUL 2008
... housing market. In Europe, the Bank of England (BoE) released the minutes of its July 9 and 10 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting and reported that seven members of the MPC voted to keep official interest rates unchanged at 5.0 percent, one voted ...