The British economy has performed better than expected since Britain’s vote in June to leave the European Union,
but the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee is still widely expected to keep interest rates steady.
The Bank of England will release its latest monetary policy decision on Thursday,
but is likely to be overshadowed by the actions of the United States Federal Reserve, which is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate this week.
Board to Decide Puerto Rico’s Financial Future; Fed Rate Boost Is on Way -
By THE NEW YORK TIMESMARCH 12, 2017
Here’s a look at what’s coming up this week.
The federal board overseeing Puerto Rico’s finances will meet in New York on Monday,
when it must decide on a plan for ending the island’s chronic deficits.
Matthias Müller, the chief executive, will probably use the event to try to move the conversation away from the company’s diesel scandal and toward the potential of new products like the Arteon, a model unveiled last week
that will be positioned above the current top of the line, the Passat.
Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin will make his first foray onto the international stage on Friday, traveling
to Baden-Baden, Germany, for the two-day Group of 20 gathering of finance ministers and central bank governors.