Bank of England Reports Published in January 2023

Latest results from the Decision Maker Panel survey – 2022 Q4 – Read the report

The Decision Maker Panel (DMP) is a survey of Chief Financial Officers from small, medium and large UK businesses.

UK International Reserves – January 2023 – Read the report

The Bank of England manages the UK’s official reserves on behalf of the Government.

PRA Regulatory Digest – January 2023 – Read the report

The PRA Regulatory Digest is for people working in the UK financial services industry and highlights key regulatory news and publications delivered for the month.


Cost of living: Row over who should police energy prepayment switches

From: The BBC

Disagreements over who should primarily tackle the issues of forced prepayment meter switches have emerged in front of a committee of MPs.

Strict rules apply that prevent energy suppliers moving an at-risk customer onto a prepayment meter if they are struggling to pay.

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GBP/USD Retreats as the Fed and BoE Hog the Limelight

From: Daily FX

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GBP/USD: 29th January – 4th February

From: Daily Forex

Speculators endured volatility last week in the GBP/USD, and this may have been only a hint of the fast price action that is certain to be demonstrated in the coming days.

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UK grocery price inflation surges to record 16.7% – Kantar

From: Reuters

  • Grocery inflation highest since Kantar started tracking data
  • Milk, butter, cheese, eggs show fastest price rises
  • Shoppers trading down to make savings

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UK and EU reach post-Brexit customs deal for N.Ireland-The Times

LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union have struck a customs deal that could help end post-Brexit wrangling over Northern Ireland, The Times newspaper said on Tuesday, and Brussels has also made a key concession on the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) role.

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FX Rates in January



Jan High: 1.1423
Jan Low: 1.1245
Jan End: 1.1389





Jan High: 1.2422
Jan Low: 1.1913
Jan End: 1.2350





Jan High: 1.0913
Jan Low: 1.0516
Jan End: 1.0841