UK CPI linker ‘bonkers’ before govt decision

It does not make sense for the UK Debt Management Office (DMO) to change its index for inflation linked bonds before the government has decided on its preferred measure of inflation, said market participants, responding to a report from the country’s politicians.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 07 Feb 2019

“For the UK DMO to start issuing [Consumer Price Index]-linked bonds now is a bit bonkers,” said a market participant. “The UK government hasn’t even responded to the report, let alone made a decision.”

The UK’s Economic Affairs Committee of the House of Lord published a report on ...

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