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UK Comment — Preview Bank of England: A close call

  1. BoE surprisingly hawkish in June
  2. New data somewhat on the weak side of BoE expectations
  3. A close call in August

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

UK Comment — BoE more hawkish than expected

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.5 percent, but minority favouring an imminent rate hike increased to three from two
  2. MPC sees Q1 weakness as merely temporary
  3. Increased likelihood of a rate hike in August

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

UK Comment — BoE to leave policy unchanged at its June meeting

  1. The majority of MPC members will probably want to wait and see
  2. Data have been mixed
  3. Market will watch for signals regarding August; we do not expect a rate hike until November

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

UK Comment — Bank of England less hawkish now

  1. Policy rate unchanged at 0.5 percent (decision was 7-2) and QE programme also unchanged
  2. Forecast revised slightly lower
  3. We no longer expect two hikes from the Bank of England this year

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

UK Comment — Bank of England preview: we do not expect a rate hike in May

  1. Trends in real economy and inflation appear weaker than expected
  2. Market pricing lower: indicates just two rate hikes by the end of 2020
  3. BoE probably with cautious stance next week

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

UK Comment — PMIs signal disappointing start to Q2

  1. Second weakest growth in services activity since September 2016
  2. Underlying growth trend seems weaker than we expected earlier
  3. May hike from the BoE seems unlikely now

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