Graeme Marshall, Chief Executive of leading P2P lender FundingKnight, has responded to the latest Bank of England ‘Trends in Lending’ report by saying that years of being turned down for finance (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’
On 18 December 2013, the Bank of England announced a new process for selecting the historic characters that feature on Bank of England banknotes. (more…)
The Bank of England today announced two new appointments to its Executive Team.
The Court of the Bank of England today approved the appointment of Alex Brazier as Executive Director for Financial Stability Strategy and Risk (FSSR), effective from 16 March 2015. (more…)
In a speech this morning at the University of Edinburgh, External MPC member Professor David Miles set out the strengths and limitations of monetary policy. (more…)
In a speech on Tuesday to a conference organised by the City of London Corporation and Open Europe, Jon Cunliffe discussed how the European Union has achieved and should continue to achieve a balance between developing a single market for financial services and the need for financial stability. (more…)
The Bank of England and HM Treasury have announced a one-year extension to the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS). This extension will provide lenders with continued certainty over the availability of cheap funding to support lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) during 2015, even in the event of stress in bank funding markets. (more…)
Ahead of this week’s interest rate announcement by the Bank of England, savers have said that it would take a minimum one per cent rise to encourage them to save more. (more…)
David Absolon, Investment Director at Heartwood Investment Management, on the validity of the Bank of England’s assumptions in its latest Quarterly Inflation Report: (more…)
Speaking at Queen Mary University, Kristin Forbes discusses how global financial flows have shrunk since the financial crisis, and explores what that means for UK monetary policy. (more…)
Oversight Committee publishes report on role of Bank officials in relation to conduct issues in the foreign exchange marketWednesday, November 12th, 2014
The Oversight Committee has today published an independent report by Lord Grabiner QC. This follows his investigation into whether, between 2005 and 2013, any Bank of England official was involved in, or aware of, conduct issues in the foreign exchange (FX) market. (more…)
The Bank of England is today widening access to its Sterling Monetary Framework (SMF) to accept broker-dealers and central counterparties (CCPs).