The Global Month Ahead – An insight into March 2011

In our regular feature Seven Investment Management (7IM) look forward to what the month ahead might hold United Kingdom - Fixed Income Outlook Key Issues With inflation at 4% the Bank of England (BofE) is under pressure to raise rate despite the looming, anti-inflationary, government spending cuts The 0.5% was an emergency rate, but the Bank of England (BofE) could possibly raise rates as early as May to contain stubbornly high inflation The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) does not generally like to shock the economy about interest rises, preferring to warn with nods and winks in official ...