17 Total Quotes

Alan Clarke Quotes

Speculation that we will see deep interest rates is overdone. In the context of the widely anticipated rate cut in August, it is not surprising that the Halifax figures rose. Mortgage approvals suggest we should soon get better news on house-price inflation.
Alan Clarke
#Interest

The worst news on UK inflation is yet to come. The probability of a further rate cut is clearly reducing.
Alan Clarke
#Inflation

Overall, this reinforces signs that we have seen the worst news on UK activity.
Alan Clarke
#News

As ever, the input price data is an energy story, and the fall in the sterling price of oil in the last month is coming through a little quicker than thought,
Alan Clarke
#Energy

The rise in output prices confirms signs... that firms are clawing back some pricing power.
Alan Clarke
#Power

We believe that with inflation rising rapidly, and concerns among the hawks that it will be harder to bring under control ... the door has been closed to further cuts.
Alan Clarke
#Inflation

Not even the most dovish of forecasters expects interest rates to be cut at Thursday's meeting.
Alan Clarke
#Interest

As the data continue to firm and upside risks to inflation build, we believe the MPC will adjust interest rates higher in the New Year,
Alan Clarke
#Inflation

As the data continue to firm and upside risks to inflation build, we believe the MPC will adjust interest rates higher in the New Year.
Alan Clarke
#Inflation

This was another body blow for those still clinging on to the hope of lower interest rates.
Alan Clarke
#Body

With growth back to trend, housing market indicators trending higher and consumer spending substantially improved from the mid-2005 weak spot we continue to believe the next move in rates is up not down.
Alan Clarke
#Growth

Growth has come back and there's still some further improvement left in the pipeline. I think the sentiment on the rate-setting committee is also evolving. With the data continuing to improve we could see a 9-0 vote fairly soon.
Alan Clarke
#Growth

Mortgage approvals highlight a significant probability that we will see double-digit house price inflation this year. The MPC would do well to learn from last year's mistakes and react sooner rather than later.
Alan Clarke
#Inflation

The coming three months of data will be dominated by energy prices given utility bill hikes in excess of 20 percent.
Alan Clarke
#Energy

This certainly lends support to the (Bank of England) hawks that suggest the official retail sales data may not be a fair representation of broader consumer demand in the first quarter of the year.
Alan Clarke
#England

The rise in equity withdrawal is consistent with the rebound in house price inflation. It shows spending growth is increasingly dependent on equity extraction on top of take home pay.
Alan Clarke
#Growth

As the majority of the fraud was committed in prior periods, there was no impact on the company's recent interim result, or future results.
Alan Clarke
#Fraud