Thursday 13th October 2022
The BoE has been buying up more bonds to protect pension funds from the volatility of an economy still struggling with the budget presented by the Truss government. But when Andrew Bailey says the help stops on Friday does he really mean it, or will they be back buying bonds next week? Meanwhile the latest GDP numbers show the UK could well be in a recession, or at least the economy is looking very off colour. Meanwhile, the latest FOMC minutes show the US central bank is determined to continue to tackle inflation, and rate rises won’t stop until the labour market starts to rescind. The number that will drive markets today – US CPI. Whether its higher or lower than expected, we can still expect a reaction.