BoE pressed to publish dissent on forecasts

Pressure is mounting on the Bank of England to make its inflation forecasts more transparent despite recent attempts by the central bank to make public the divergent views of its policymakers. The Bank's quarterly inflation forecast is closely watched by many in financial markets because it is supposed to give an indication of the future path of interest rates. But the report's reputation has suffered since August 2000, when it predicted above-target inflation while the Monetary Policy Commit

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