Roger Blitz

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Jerome Powell, chairman of the Federal Reserve, speaks during a House Financial Services Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, July 18th. President Donald Trump criticised the Fed for raising interest rates, a rare rebuke by a sitting president that upends longstanding executive branch protocol to avoid commenting on monetary policy. Photograph: Al Drago/The New York Times

President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve’s recent interest rate rises and voiced his dissatisfaction with the strong US dollar, sending t(...)

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(...)