Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

Monetary policy one year on – speech by Jon Cunliffe

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

In a speech to the Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism. on Tuesday, Jon Cunliffe reviews developments in the UK economy during his first year in office and looks ahead at the judgements and uncertainties faced by the Monetary Policy Committee. (more…)

BOE’s Shafik Needs More Evidence of Upwards Price Pressures Before Raising Rates

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

According to BOE deputy governor Minouche Shafik, the UK central bank will need more evidence of price pressures and slack in the labor market before considering raising interest rates. (more…)

Bank of England statement on EBA stress test publication

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

The European Banking Authority (EBA) has today published the results of its EU-wide stress test. The 2014 UK stress testing exercise will build on the EU-wide stress test by exploring particular vulnerabilities facing the UK banking system. (more…)

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…)