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Bank of England cuts growth forecasts as Brexit and global worries mount

The Bank of England lowered its growth forecasts on Thursday due to increased Brexit worries and a slowing global economy, but stopped short of following other central banks and considering an interest rate cut.

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  • August 02, 2019
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A day after the U.S. Federal Reserve reduced rates for the first time since the global financial crisis, the BoE said it still expected to raise borrowing costs gradually - though this now hinged on a global pick-up as well as a “smooth” Brexit.
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