The BoE’s own economic forecasts - which are based on an earlier market assumption of a rate rise in the second half of 2017 - show the weakest outlook for growth in nearly three years

The Bank of England cut its economic growth forecasts on Thursday due to a darker global outlook, and the lone policymaker who had backed a rate rise (...)

The Bank of England is not likely to match a move expected from the Federal Reserve next week.  Photograph: Bloomberg

The Bank of England remains unhurried about raising interest rates, pointing on Thursday to a new fall in oil prices and slower wage growth as it kept(...)

Bank of England policymakers are expected to keep interest rates at record lows, but the decision comes as the US Federal Reserve is poised to make it(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney said to MPs at the Treasury Select Committee this week that rates would stay low “for some time”.

UK economic growth remained at 0.5 per cent in the three months to September, revised official figures showed today. The Office for Nation(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, has signalled that more clarity should emerge by the end of the year. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Bank of England gave no sign that it was in any more of a hurry to raise interest rates on Thursday, predicting near-zero inflation would pick up (...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (BOE) has a chance to offer some clarity on interest rates when he presents new economic forecasts which will be scoured for clues on the timing of a possibler ate hike. (Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg)

If Mark Carney has any New Year resolutions on interest rates, Thursday is his moment to share them. As the Bank of England edges toward its first po(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney who has claimed China’s economic problems are “unlikely” to derail plans to raise interest rates in the UK. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

The Bank of England said on Thursday its rate-setters felt the threat to the world economy from China’s stock-market slump did not signal a slowdown f(...)

The Bank of Ireland raised its forecasts for Britain’s overall economic growth this year to 2.8 per cent. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

One of the Bank of England’s top policymakers has voted to start raising interest rates, but his other colleagues appeared in no rush to do so and for(...)

 Land Rover   manufacturing plant in Solihull, UK : Manufacturing in Britain shrank by 0.3 per cent in the second quarter, the sector’s worst performance since early 2013. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

The road to economic recovery has been long and hard. Now, finally, Britain’s gross domestic product per head of population has returned to levels las(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney: said any increases in the cost of borrowing will be limited and gradual. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

The Bank of England’s governor says a rise in UK interest rates from their historical low is getting closer but that any increases in the cost of borr(...)