Brexit taking its toll on sterling
Likely to fall again before year end
Launches review into liquidity
Changes to regulation needed
Rates remain at 0.5%
'Any other decision would be a major surprise'
Held rates at 0.25%
Downgrades GDP growth expectations
What made financial headlines over the weekend?
Follows Draghi comments of Brexit 'pain'
BOE cut base rate to 0.25%
Annuity income at 'all time low'
AJ Bell shares its tips
First move in seven years
Carney hinted at monetary easing in summer
Butler oversaw scrapped banking review
Regulator was added to government's £10bn cost-cutting target
The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted 8-1 to hold rates at 0.5%, predicting that inflation would stay below 1% until the second half of next year.
Our weekly heads-up on the stories that may have caught your clients' attention over the weekend...
Sterling slumped against the US dollar after the Bank of England's chief economist Andy Haldane said the UK has an equal chance of seeing a rate cut as a rate hike, contrary to consensus expectations.
The Bank of England may have to resort to the interest rate cut that Governor Mark Carney alluded to in his Inflation Report speech this morning, according to some market watchers.
Net lending to individuals increased by just £0.9bn in March, lower than both February's increase and the six-month average, according to Bank of England figures.
Two former Credit Suisse brokers each face a $5m fine and up to 20 years in jail after being charged with fraudulently selling complex US securities to clients in order to boost their commissions, according to The Times.
In an unprecedented move, a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has criticised the Bank for complacency and "wishful thinking", predicting that two million people will be out of work by Christmas and that house prices will...