Ros welcomes indications in the Budget that National Savings and Investments will be allowed to reintroduce its very popular inflation-linked savings certificates – which were withdrawn from sale just as inflation started soaring.
Press Release commenting on 4% inflation figures, twice Bank of England’s targets and very damaging for pensioners.
Ros expresses disappointment that Bank of England failed to increase interest rates from the emergency 0.5% level, despite rising inflation.
Letter published in Financial World ruing the dangers of inflation, how overly easy monetary policy and failure to unwind QE despite rising inflation is storing up huge risks in all asset and goods markets.
Ros’ blog on Daily Telegraph website commenting on IFS figures showing pensioner households losing out as a result of policies to fight the economic crisis. If pensioners suffer, so do the rest of us.
Press release warning that pensioner incomes have fallen for third year running, interest rates need to rise and inflation is a major threat.
Martin Wolf explains why he believes interest rates should stay low for longer and why Ros’ fears that low rates are damaging are misplaced.
Ros writes a feature article for the Yorkshire Post outlining the dangers of ultra low interest rates.
Ros gave a presentation to the EU Financial Stability Board outlining the unintended consequences and dangers of keeping interest rates at ultra low levels for too long.
Ros wrote an article for the Daily Mail explaining the dangers of discouraging savings and the importance of long-term policy thinking rather than short-term fixes.