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Firms risk eating themselves argues BoE Economist

Geoff Riley

25th July 2015

The Bank of England's Chief Economist Andy Haldane has hit out at historically high rates of dividend payouts and share buy-back programmes by highly profitable stock-market listed businesses. He believes that these strategies have contributed to the low rates new capital investment since the start of the recovery and which threaten to undermine economic growth in the UK.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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