All eyes on Bank of England as inflation returns to 40-year high

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As UK inflation hit double digits for the second time this year, investors are waiting to see how bold the Bank of England's next move will be. The UK Consumer Prices Index rose to a rate of 10.1% according to 19 October data from the Office for National Statistics, reports Investment Week. This was a reverse on the previous month when inflation dipped to 9.9%, but this was only a temporary blip as economists were already forecasting a forthcoming rise as higher prices lingered. UK inflation rises to 10.1% in September Experts said all eyes were now on how the government and Ban...

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