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UK Labour Market (Feb. 2024)

The sharp fall in employment and the jump in the unemployment rate in February suggest that wage growth will continue to slow even though the pace of decline appears to have eased. As long as that’s matched by a further easing in CPI inflation, then the Bank of England may be ready to cut interest rates in June even if the Fed is not willing to move until September.

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