UK rate setters worry about global economy

The stalemate within the Bank of England's monetary policy committee continued this month, with two members voting for a rate cut at a fourth consecutive meeting, and some expressing concern about the global economy.

However, the MPC conceded that it faced a difficult balancing act in weighing up the conflicting economic signals.

"There was a wide range of information to take into account this month (and) the net impact of the news was difficult to assess," according to the minutes of the January

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