BUSINESS LIVE: Interest rates held at 5.25%; Retailer Next upgrades profit expectations
BUSINESS LIVE: Interest rates maintained at 5.25%; Retailer Next increases profit expectations
The Bank of England has decided to pause the base interest rate, keeping it at 5.25 percent. That comes after inflation data yesterday showed the CPI fell to 6.7 percent in August.
Among the companies reporting today are Next and JD Sports. Read the Business Live blog from Thursday, September 21 below.
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Breaking: interest rates held
Government loans are lagging behind official forecasts
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