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Bank of England Hikes Rates, More Fed Hikes Coming, And Bank Of Japan Dovish

Bank of England Hikes Rates, More Fed Hikes Coming, And Bank Of Japan Dovish

5 Months ago | August 05, 2018 00:00:00

John M. Bland, MBA, co-founder, Global-View.com


Bank OF England Hikes Key Rate By 25bps To 0.75% As expected, the Bank of England hiked its key Repo Rate by 25bps on Thursday to 0.75%. Market odds on a hike at this meeting had been 90% in favor of this tightening into the meeting. The street consensus on the vote was 7-2, but it came out at 9-0 in favor of the hike. My view was this simply the view on this decision alone. I don’t feel the committee was sending a signal about the future. Afterwards. some in the markets were calling this a “dovish” rate hike. The central bank reiterated rei

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