Economics Weekly by Lloyds TSB

The Bank of England (BoE) and the European Central Bank (ECB) are expected to leave interest rates on hold at their monthly meetings on Thursday, and we expect neither of the two Banks to make changes to previously announced non-standard […]

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Weekly Economics Analysis by Lloyds TSB

We are expecting a small upward revision to US Q1 GDP in the second estimate based on a slightly more positive contribution from net exports. US Q1 GDP second

Merk Investments: ECB Confident on Course

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percent to 1.25%; the cut was less than the 0.5% expected by many, but in

Weekly Economics Analysis by Lloyds TSB

More and more central banks seem to be embarking on the process of injecting money directly into their economy through expansion of their balance sheets, or ‘quantitative easing’