Fund Managers Disagree Over Future of Interest Rates

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has indicated interest rates will rise slowly over the next couple of years - but some experts are sceptical

David Brenchley 10 November, 2017 | 9:36AM

Mark Carney has indicated rates will rise over the coming few years.

Fixed income markets correctly priced in a rise in interest rates last Thursday, as the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee doubled the base rate to 0.5%.

That was nothing to get too excited about as the move had been well-telegraphed, with Governor Mark Carney having braced us for the probability since September.

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