How the media reacted to interest rate rise

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:

BBC
UK interest rates rise for first time in 10 years

The Independant
Five reasons why the Bank of England’s interest rate rise is a good idea

The Guardian
Interest rate hikes are all about timing, which makes this rise bizarre

Evening Standard
Interest rates rise in UK: Bank of England sets rate at 0.5% in major blow to millions of homeowners

Financial Reporter
Bank of England raises Bank Rate to 0.5%

Sky
UK interest rate doubled - first rise in 10 years