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UK Comment — BoE kept policy rate and guiding unchanged - expects Brexit fog to clear soon

  1. Policy rate kept unchanged at 0.75%, vote was unanimous; QE programme also unchanged
  2. Forecast mostly unchanged
  3. Brexit uncertainty takes centre stage - the BoE chooses to be optimistic

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

UK Comment — Preview Bank of England: The MPC to wait and see

  1. Monetary policy to be left unchanged
  2. New data since August somewhat on the strong side
  3. Downside risks warrant cautiousness

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

UK Comment — Consumer price inflation surprises to the downside in September

  1. CPI and CPI core inflation down to 2.4% and 1.9% respectively
  2. Inflation pulled lower by the same volatile components that pulled up in August
  3. Inflation now in line with the BoE’s expectation

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

UK Comment — UK wage growth accelerates, while employment growth weakens

  1. Unemployment rate unchanged at 4.0 percent, regular pay growth up to 3.1 percent
  2. Wage growth stronger than the Bank of England's short-term expectation
  3. Weaker employment growth could temper wage growth ahead

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

UK Comment — BoE: monetary policy unchanged, but tone slightly more dovish

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.75% - decision was unanimous
  2. Economic development broadly on track, but increased global risks and intensified Brexit uncertainty
  3. Brexit will force the BoE to stay on hold for the next two years, we believe

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no

UK Comment — Preview Bank of England: Policy on hold in September

  1. Inflation and GDP trends seem broadly on track with the BoE forecast
  2. Brexit uncertainty to prevent policy tightening ahead

Kari Due-Andresen, Chief Economist Norway | kadu01@handelsbanken.no