Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

Bank of England sets out how it will resolve failed institutions

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

The Bank of England is today publishing its approach to resolving a failed bank, building society or investment firm. Resolution is the process by which the authorities can intervene to manage the failure of a firm. (more…)

Monetary policy, asset prices and distribution

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Speaking at the Society of Business Economists Annual conference, Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor for Monetary policy, discusses how to interpret the downward trend in interest rates over the past twenty years. (more…)

Regulatory reform and returns in banking – Jon Cunliffe

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Chatham House conference – Regulatory reform and returns in banking – Speech by Jon Cunliffe, Deputy Governor, Financial Stability (more…)

Is the Bank of England exerting too much control over the property market?

Monday, October 20th, 2014

At the time of writing, the Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) is considering proposals to limit the amount of money that the UK’s banks can borrow. (more…)

Twin Peaks

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Speaking at the Kenilworth Chamber of Trade business breakfast event Andrew Haldane, the Chief Economist of the Bank of England, discusses developments in the labour market, and the implications for monetary policy in the United Kingdom. (more…)

What to do when we don’t know: policy-making when spare capacity is uncertain

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

In the annual JSG Wilson Lecture, at the University of Hull, Martin Weale – External Member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) – explores what he calls “the practical problem” of setting policy while being uncertain about the margin of spare capacity in the economy (more…)

US and UK officials meet to discuss key components for the resolution of a global systemically important bank

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

The heads of the Treasuries and leading financial regulatory bodies in the United States and
United Kingdom have participated in an exercise designed to further the understanding, communication, and cooperation between US and UK authorities in the event of the failure (more…)

Regulatory work underway and lessons learned

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Remarks given by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England at the 29th Annual G30 International Banking Seminar, Washington D.C 12 October 2014


Bank of England keeps Bank Rate at 0.5% and Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee at its meeting on 8 October voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. (more…)

Bank of England announces proposals to strengthen the financial system through structural reform

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

The Bank of England has published four papers that propose changes to improve the resilience and resolvability of deposit-takers and reduce the disruption to customers and the system if a deposit-taker or insurer fails. (more…)

The economic impact of sterling’s recent moves: more than a midsummer night’s dream

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Speaking at an event organised by 100 Women in Hedge Funds, at the Canada Imperial Bank of Commerce, Kristin Forbes discusses the impact of the recent appreciation in the sterling exchange rate on the UK economy. (more…)

Mensch tract, und Gott lacht: Giving guidance on future monetary policy

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

In a speech today at the London School of Economics, MPC Member Professor David Miles asks “what is the most useful way for a central bank to provide information about the way in which it will set monetary policy?