So, interest rates have risen for the first time in 10 years. They rose .25% to pre-Brexit levels of 0.5%. Relatively good news for savers, but rather less so for those consumers with tracker mortgages.
Here, in a special issue of Market Monitor, we provide a snapshot of how the media covered the interest rate increase:
UK interest rates rise for first time in 10 years
Five reasons why the Bank of England’s interest rate rise is a good idea
Interest rate hikes are all about timing, which makes this rise bizarre
Interest rates rise in UK: Bank of England sets rate at 0.5% in major blow to millions of homeowners
Bank of England raises Bank Rate to 0.5%
UK interest rate doubled - first rise in 10 years