A group of 55 economists believes the Monetary Policy Committee will maintain interest rates at 0.5% this week, as manufacturing and services surveys show the UK economy is slowing.
Economists are also concerned the country's economy is too weak for policy tightening, as severe government spending cuts start to bite, Bloomberg reported. Dutch bank ABN Amro has deferred its forecast,...
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