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Thursday, March 05, 2009

Interest Rates To Fall

It looks a racing certainty that the Bank of England will announce later today a cut in interest rates from 1% to 0.5%.

Given that this leaves it little manoeuvring room for further cuts, the Bank will also start the process of quantitative easing (ie printing money).

The objective of both of the policy instruments is to ease the credit drought, to try to bring the economy back to life.

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