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Haldane: Work, Wages and Monetary Policy

It is wonderful to be here in Bradford, just a few miles away from where I grew up. The City has of course a rich commercial history dating from the Industrial Revolution. Back then, it was a thriving hub for textiles and other manufacturing industries.


Is gold poised for an upside breakout?

The week begins with a light schedule for economic releases. Let’s fill the vacuum by focusing on three markets that will be under close scrutiny this week. The recent rally in gold has inspired some analysts to roll out bullish forecasts for the metal. The


Sterling stabilises as May prepares minority government

The British pound has stabilised on Asian markets, remaining at its low after last week’s shock election results in the UK. The currency traded at $1.2740 early on Monday after Friday’s $1.2743 close. Analysts suggest the likelihood of a minority Conservative government might stave off