Carney reveals United Kingdom inflation expectations

Inflation bites in the UK as households come under price pressure

Britain's inflation rate hit 3 percent in September, well above the BoE's target of 2 percent, and both political economists and market analysts are concerned that the country's upcoming secession from the European Union will prevent the economy from expanding as needed.

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the monetary policy is stimulative and fiscal policy is restrictive and United Kingdom faces variety of headwinds.

The consumer prices index increased to 3 per cent in September, up from August's 2.9 per cent and the highest reading since 2012, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Speaking to United Kingdom lawmakers in a second Parliamentary questioning session Tuesday, BOE Governor Mark Carney retained his stance on inflation.

"We will have the opportunity to gauge his reaction to this morning's inflation numbers, as well as his MPC colleagues Silvana Tenreyro and Deputy Governor David Ramsden when all three of them testify to MP's at the Treasury Select Committee".

Tenreyro, meanwhile, aired her opinion that she wasn't yet ready to vote for a rate hike.

"Despite continued robust growth in employment, there is no sign of second-round effects onto wages from higher recent inflation", he told a committee of British lawmakers in his first public comments on monetary policy. Mark Carney, the BoE governor, has stated his opinion that an interest rate hike is forthcoming.

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Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said inflation is likely to peak at 3.1% in October and return to target by late 2018, "discouraging" the Bank of England from raising interest rates a couple of times over the next 12 months. She added that a premature rate hike could prove more costly to the economy than an early rate cut.

Higher inflation also raises the chance of policymakers hiking interest rates next month, which in turn tends to strengthen a currency.

The inflation rate rise could increase the chance of the Bank of England raising the base rate next month.

However, the British pound remained lower against the dollar despite confirmation of Carney's view on inflation.

"The overall tone from the testimony supports our view of a rate hike in November", said Barclays after mulling the Q&A session.

Speaking in United Kingdom parliament, Carney said loss of value in pound since European Union (EU) referendum has caused inflation to increase, " infusion is potentially over 3 per cent of next months. "We expect that inflation will peak in and around the October figure, October-November figures, peaking potentially above the 3% level".

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