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Andrew Verity
BBC economics correspondent. Should mean I'm corresponding with everyone: get in touch. Views mine: facts, everyone's.
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APPG Banking Sep 21
Noel Edmonds left notes to his daughters before suicide bid
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Dominic Lindley Sep 20
20th Sep 2007 Mervyn King says British banking system is "very well capitalised & very strong" He was totally wrong
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Better Markets Sep 20
" urges Fed to 'step up' and remove 's board" From via <END THREAD>
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Daniel Tomlinson Sep 19
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& it's not just ZHCs. We think tighter lab mrkt is feeding thru into job quality, and that we may have passed "peak insecurity" in the UK
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Andrew Verity Sep 19
In the financial year to April 2017 bonuses paid in Great Britain hit a record £46.4 billion, growing by 6.5% vs previous year (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Sep 19
Growth in zero-hours (ie no guaranteed hours) contracts has been levelling off:
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Andrew Verity Sep 19
The number of zero-hours contracts overall (including part-time work) dropped in the year to June from 1.7m to 1.4m (ONS)
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Andrew Verity Sep 19
2/2 There were 883,000 on zero-hours contracts as main job - , representing 2.8% of all people in employment (down from 2.9%)
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Andrew Verity Sep 19
1/2 The number of people on “zero-hours contracts” as their main job dropped in April to June (vs a year before) by 20,000 (ONS)
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Paul Johnson Sep 18
The government has an official position on fiscal effects of Brexit. This is it.
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Stelios Sep 14
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Things are changing. The pound depreciated 15% since Brexit. Inflation high, unemployment low. They can afford to make a few 25bp hikes imho
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Andrew Sentance Sep 14
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Not clear why the markets believe hints from on rate rises. We have seen these signals on and off since 2013 and nothing has happened!
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Mark Dampier Sep 14
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That only takes back the silly fall we saw after Brexit....if we see it!
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Shaun Richards Sep 14
Mark Carney June 2014 An interest-rate rise " could happen sooner than markets currently expect. "
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
Markets now judge an interest rate rise to be more likely than not by December. This morning, before the MPC statement, it was February.
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George Kerevan Sep 14
I queried BofE inflation forecast with Carney. They always undershoot.
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
The pound has jumped a cent against the dollar after the Bank of England hinted at a steeper path for rate rises than market was predicting.
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
BOE: "monetary policy could need to be tightened by a somewhat greater extent over the forecast period than market expectations"
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
Bank of England now says inflation will get above 3%. Previously it's projected it will peak 'just below' that.
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Andrew Verity Sep 14
The Bank of England monetary policy committee has voted 7-2 to keep interest rates at 0.25%
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