Growth is tepid, productivity is poor, and inflation is too low: all is not going according to policymakers’ masterplans
The annual inflation rate was always likely to rise in early 2016 – the surprise is that it has not risen by more
There is a 50/50 probability that this hike will have to be reversed and the worry is that this might mean rates going negative
Spending splurge requires a central bank response – but what about the manufacturers battling to make headway against a rising pound?
An important International Monetary Fund paper looks at how the eurozone should have responded to the problems that affected five of its members
Unlike headline inflation, the core measure of the cost of living actually rose in October
Corporate short-term thinking is holding back investment - governments need to step in now