Bank of England gives mixed signals on rate rise, Trump slams Opec on oil prices – as it happened

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, suggests expectations that UK interest rates will rise in May…

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Hammond: Brexit transition deal has averted City job losses

Chancellor gives upbeat assessment of state of UK economy at IMF meeting A damaging haemorrhage of jobs from the…

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Alarm bells ringing at the IMF | Letters

Protectionism is a logical response to national insecurity, but it doesn’t have to be left to the right, suggests…

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March snowfall won't chill UK economy, Bank policymaker says

Michael Saunders, a member of monetary policy committee, says rates should move up from 0.5% Fears of a slowdown…

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Joseph Stiglitz: 2018 Sydney Peace prize winner on tax cuts and Trump

Nobel prize-winning economist says the argument in favour of cutting company tax to increase wages is a spurious one…

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UK interest rates rise not a foregone conclusion, says Bank

Biggest decisions in next few years will be in response to Brexit negotiations, says Carney Expectations that UK interest…

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The Guardian view on the IMF: practise what you preach | Editorial

The IMF says it wants growth in the post-recession world to be more inclusive. Why does it advocate austerity…

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Market power wielded by US tech giants concerns IMF chief

Christine Lagarde feels ‘too much concentration in hands of the few’ does not help economy The head of the…

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IMF outlook contains cause for celebration but a horrendous hangover is looming | Greg Jericho

The risks ahead include higher debt levels and public scepticism about our policymakers’ ability to generate growth • Sign…

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UK inflation falls to 2.5%, its lowest level for a year

Unexpected decline knocked sterling down against dollar and throws prospects of interest rate rise into doubt UK inflation unexpectedly…

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