economy

Victory for investors as Unilever backs down on plans to leave UK

Following widespread opposition, Unilever has scrapped its plan to delist from the UK market. 

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Inflation remains 'surprisingly' static

Inflation figures released today by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recorded no change in growth levels.

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Interest rate rise 'unlikely' in May

An interest rate rise is almost certainly off the cards in May, with markets pricing in a 92% chance that rates will be held this month. 

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'Expect two interest rate rises in 2018,' says EY ITEM Club

The Bank of England could raise interest rates twice this year, according to a leading forecasting group.

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Owl is the Winnie-the-Pooh character that best reflects readers' personal finances

Wise old Owl is the character from A. A. Milne’s popular Winnie-the-Pooh series that best reflects Moneywise.co.uk users’ feelings about their personal finances.

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Bank of England holds rates – but experts say a rise is imminent

The Bank of England has held rates at 0.5% but a rate rise could happen in the “very near future”, according to experts.  

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Star stockbroker looks to banks for investment opportunities

Investors looking to buy specific shares or to ensure the funds they invest in contain certain stocks can look to big banks for opportunities this year, according to star stockbroker Justin Urquhart Stewart

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Market volatility could ‘provide opportunity’ in 2018

Investors should expect more volatility in the markets this year, according to star stockbroker Justin Urquhart Stewart of Seven Investment Management (7IM).

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