Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

A new sterling money market data collection and the reform of SONIA

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

The Bank of England has today published a consultation document setting out in detail plans first announced in March 2015 for a new sterling money market data collection. (more…)

Macroprudential policy: from Tiberius to Crockett and beyond; speech by Sir Jon Cunliffe

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

In a speech to TheCityUK on Tuesday, Jon Cunliffe charts the development of macroprudential policy and the establishment of the macroprudential policy framework in the UK by the Bank of England’s
Financial Policy Committee (more…)

£20 banknote character selection and future banknote design

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Yesterday, the two month public nomination period to determine who should appear on the next £20 note officially closed. (more…)

UK bank rate unchanged

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

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

The Bank of England focuses on the visual arts

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

With 11 days to go for the public to nominate a visual artist to feature on the next £20 bank note, the Bank is pleased to deepen its collaboration with visual arts through the arrival of artist Martin John Callanan (more…)

Here’s one EU directive that might affect your savings

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The Bank of England’s Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has recently announced that the cover provided for depositors and policyholders via the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is to be reduced from £85,000 to £75,000 (more…)

Stuck – a speech by Andy Haldane

Monday, June 29th, 2015

In a speech at the Open University tomorrow, The Bank of England’s Chief Economist, Andy Haldane will explore why interest rates in advanced economies have got “stuck” and how policymakers should respond. (more…)

Independence and Responsibility: Observations from External Member of the MPC Martin Weale

Monday, June 29th, 2015

In a speech given at the Thomas Guggenheim Conference [1] in Geneva on Sunday 28 June, Martin Weale outlined the importance of the independence and accountability of individual members of the
Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for monetary policymaking in the UK. (more…)

When, why, and what’s next for low inflation?: No magic slippers needed

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

In a speech at the London School of Economics last night, External member of the bank of England Monetary Policy Committee Kristin Forbes explained why she is confident that inflation is currently “on track to rebound toward target” by early 2016. (more…)

Data visualisation competition – winner

Saturday, June 6th, 2015

The Bank of England has announced the winner of its first data visualisation competition.

The competition, launched as part of the Bank’s One Bank Research Agenda, asked competitors to create (more…)

Appointment of Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The Bank of England today announced a new appointment to its Executive Team.

The Court of the Bank of England has approved the appointment of Andrew Hauser as Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience

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Bank of England keeps bank rate and QE unchanged

Friday, June 5th, 2015

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has decided to maintain the UK’s bank rate at 0.5 percent as well as keeping the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion. (more…)

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