Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

Monetary Policy Committee voted 8 to 1 to keep rates on hold

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

MPC voted 8-1 to keep rates on hold but were unanimous on status quo regarding purchased assets


Monetary Policy Committee publication dates for 2016 and provisional dates for 2017

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

This Bank of England news release provides more information on MPC publication dates in 2016 and 2017.

Under current legislation, the MPC must meet and announce a policy decision at least once a month. (more…)

Bank of England: The Forum is Open

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

On 11 November, the Bank of England will bring together every kind of stakeholder in financial markets to discuss how we build real markets for the good of the people. (more…)

How low can you go? – speech by Andy Haldane

Friday, September 18th, 2015

In a speech to the Portadown Chamber of Commerce in Northern Ireland Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s Chief Economist, discusses the future of money and the future of monetary policy. (more…)

Bank of England on the future of cash

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Today, consumers have greater choice than ever in how they pay for goods and services – including via contactless technology, internet banking and smartphone apps.  This choice has prompted some reports that cash is in the final stages of its life. (more…)

Bank of England/GfK Inflation Attitudes Survey

Friday, September 11th, 2015

The Bank of England has released the results of its latest quarterly survey of public attitudes to inflation, undertaken between 6 and 11 August 2015. (more…)

Bank of England MPC votes 8 to 1 to maintain bank rate at 0.5%

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Bank rate to stay at 0.5% on a vote of 8-1 and the Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £375 billion. (more…)

Bank of England / FCA Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics published

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

The Bank of England and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) today published the latest Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics for the United Kingdom covering the period Q2 2015. (more…)

Bank of England and HM Treasury Funding for Lending Scheme – 2015 Q2 usage and lending data

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015

The Bank has today published data on the use of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) showing, for each group participating in the FLS Extension, the net quarterly flow of lending to UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and non-bank credit providers (NBCPs) (more…)

Next £20 note to be printed on polymer

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

The Bank of England has announced that the next £20 banknote will be printed on polymer; a more secure, durable and cleaner material. (more…)

Strengthening accountability: insurers and UK branches of non-EEA banks

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has today set out how it will hold senior managers in insurance companies and UK branches of non-EEA banks accountable. (more…)

PRA censures Co-operative Bank for serious risk management and transparency failings

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Following an enforcement investigation into the Co-operative Bank Plc (Co-op Bank) the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), supported by a team of investigators at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), has found that there were serious and wide-ranging failings in Co-op Bank’s (more…)