As expected the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted today to maintain the Bank Rate at 0.5 percent and keep the asset purchase programme at £375 billion. (more…)
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It is a matter of public record that the Bank of England has been conducting an internal review into allegations that Bank of England officials condoned or were informed of manipulation in the foreign exchange market or the sharing of confidential client information.
In a speech at the Institute for Economic Affairs, external Monetary Policy Committee member Ben Broadbent discusses the relationship between UK and global growth. (more…)
The Bank of England has published a Consultation Paper on its approach to supervising international banks. This sets out how the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) will supervise UK branches of banks based outside the European Economic Area (more…)
The Bank of England has promised to manage monetary policy in order to help jobs, income and spending continue to grow at a sustainable rate, Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney has said. (more…)
When the unemployment rate fell below seven percent then we would look at raising interest rates, said the Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, under his policy of forward guidance. (more…)
There seems to be a consensus, especially amongst government circles, that the recovery is underway and that the private sector is providing us with the jobs we need. The green shoots are really showing. (more…)
The Bank of England has today published the findings of the Waking Shark II exercise, which tested the wholesale banking sector’s response to a sustained and intensive cyber-attack.
The Bank of England is today announcing the results of a Value for Money review aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank’s support division (more…)
Speech given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, at a lunch hosted by the Scottish Council for Development & Industry, Edinburgh 29 January 2014. (more…)
Remarks by Mark Carney to the Davos CBI British Business Leaders lunch, Davos, Switzerland on Friday 24 January 2014.
When a banker invites a regulator to a meeting on a mountainside, the regulator gets suspicious. (more…)
In a speech at the State Street Global Advisors London Pensions and Investments Breakfast Briefing, Paul Fisher – MPC member and Bank of England Executive Director, Markets – considers recent trends in the economy (more…)