Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

UK Jobs data and Bank of England minutes point to increasing disposable income for the UK consumer

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explained yesterday what this means for investors: (more…)

Comments on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

The Inflation Report from the Bank of England shows that inflation is at the lowest level since inflation targeting started twenty odd years ago, that it may turn negative into deflation sometime in the Spring (more…)

Liquidity matters – Dama Clara

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

In a speech to regional business contacts on Wednesday, Dame Clara discusses the challenges of encouraging and promoting greater use of market-based finance at a time when the banking system is undergoing structural changes (more…)

Leading P2P lender says dampened demand for SME loans is putting handbrake on UK growth

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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…)

Membership of the Banknote Character Advisory Committee

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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…)

Bank of England Executive Director appointments

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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…)

What can monetary policy do?

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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…)

Financial stability, the Single Market and Capital Markets Union

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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…)

Bank of England Court Minutes June 2007 – May 2009

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

The Bank of England today published, in a special release, the minutes of Court and related meetings from the crisis period of 2007-09, in appropriately redacted form.


Bank of England and HM Treasury announce extension to the Funding for Lending Scheme

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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…)

Savers: 1% interest rate hike needed to kick start a savings revolution

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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…)

How valid are the Bank of England’s latest inflation assumptions?

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

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…)