My absence

Please forgive my radio silence.

I have been a bit unwell, and recovery has been slow and meandering. I would hope to be back here during the course of March.

Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

The agony and ecstasy of UK recovery

The prospect of an interest rate rise before the general election has receded sharply, says the Bank of England's chief economist - who warns growth may be low and disappointing over the very long term.

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