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BOE Governor says further rate rises can’t be ruled out yet

Gulf News 03 Feb 2023
Asked by the Sun newspaper whether Thursday’s half-point rise in the benchmark lending rate to 4 per cent was the last, ...Variable or tracker rates will rise,” Bailey said.
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Will ECB follow Fed and start slowing pace of rate rises?

RTE 03 Feb 2023
The ECB started raising rates four months after the Fed, and it is probably too simplistic to think that the ECB will follow the Fed and slow the pace of rate rises in four months time ... The ECB signalled that its policy rates are likely to rise by another 50 basis points next month.
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Santander profit jumps on rate rises

The Times/The Sunday Times 03 Feb 2023
The Bank of England’s recent rate rises have lifted Santander UK to its highest profits for more than ten years ... was able to lift rates on lending.
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High school graduation rate rises slightly for Buffalo Public Schools

The Buffalo News 03 Feb 2023
Buffalo's rate, calculated out of 2,547 enrolled students, still fell short in comparison to the statewide graduation rate of 87% ... Organizations such as Education Trust NY have contended that graduation rates are rising artificially due to relaxed state standards during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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‘Probably going to be more rate rises than people think’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 03 Feb 2023
ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott says the Reserve Bank may have to continue its rate hiking cycle for longer than expected, particularly if demand doesn’t markedly slow and curtail economic growth ....
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Savers Find a Sweet Spot as Rates Rise and Inflation Cools

Barrons 03 Feb 2023
Interest rates on bank products are still high while inflation moderates.
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New Bank of England interest rates rise impact on future mortgage payments and soaring inflation

Daily Record 03 Feb 2023
The base rate increased from 3.5% to 4% to help bring double-digit inflation under control ... .
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One of Australia's most prominent judges makes an extraordinary warning about a 'VERY significant' spike ...

The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2023
Borrowers since May have endured eight interest rate rises that have taken the Reserve Bank of Australia's cash rate from a record-low of 0.1 per cent to a new 10-year high of 3.1 per cent ... Westpac and ANZ are both expecting three more rate rises by May that would take the RBA cash rate to a new 10-year high of 3.85 per cent.
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Here's what the Fed interest rate hike means for you

The Star Democrat 03 Feb 2023
So even as borrowing rates steadily rise, many households might not feel a much heavier debt burden immediately ... Even before the Fed’s latest move, credit card borrowing rates had reached their highest level since 1996, according to Bankrate.com, and these will likely continue to rise.
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FactCheck: why has Bank of England raised interest rates to fifteen-year high and what does ...

Channel 4 03 Feb 2023
If people spend less on goods and services then the prices of those things tend to rise more slowly, and slower price rises mean a lower rate of inflation ...Variable/tracker rate repayment mortgages will rise [around] £25/mth (£300/yr) per £100,000 of mortgage.”.
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Quarter-point rate hike affects savers, borrowers

Columbia Missourian 03 Feb 2023
So even as borrowing rates steadily rise, many households might not feel a much heavier debt burden immediately ... Even before the Fed’s latest move, credit card borrowing rates had reached their highest level since 1996, according to Bankrate.com, and these will likely continue to rise.
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Households risk missing out on cheaper energy deals amid falling wholesale prices fall as Ofgem ...

The Daily Mail 03 Feb 2023
Could a revamped scheme work? What's the point in saving when inflation is so high? What can we do to tackle soaring energy bills? What to do in the mortgage crunch and will rates keep rising? Key April changes to your personal finances including NI hike Pension, Isa or Lifetime Isa.
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More mortgage misery: interest to climb again as banks start to pass on costs

Irish Independent 03 Feb 2023
... move came just hours after the ECB announced its latest rate rise of 0.5pc, bringing the total increase in rates since last summer to 3pc.AIB said it will increase rates by an average of 0.5pc across all tracker and fixed mortgages, with new fixed prices effective from today.
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Gold in goldilocks zone, to best asset class in 2023; avoid taking short positions, go long around 56,500

Financial Express 03 Feb 2023
Despite short term turbulence, we still remain bullish on the market as rising interest rates will create a worse environment for equity markets ... The biggest hurdle for gold is now out of the equation, which are a strong USD and Treasury yields due to rising rates by the Fed ... dollar, but rising interest rates increase the risk that the U.S.

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