Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

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


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…)

Bank of England and HM Treasury Funding for Lending Scheme – 2015 Q1 Usage and Lending data

Thursday, May 28th, 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 (more…)

The fence and the pendulum

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Speech given by Martin Taylor, External Member of the Financial Policy Committee, Bank of England. Based on remarks given at the International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers conference, London (more…)

Interpreting the yield curve: warning or opportunity?

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Speech given by Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor, Markets and Banking at the Association of Corporate Treasurers Annual Conference, Manchester 22 May 2015 (more…)

Bank of England release of historic minutes

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

The Bank of England today published the minutes of Court from 1976-87 [1] and Committee of Treasury minutes from 1947-87 [2], marking the last substantial publication in a series of historic minute releases. (more…)

Launch of public nominations period for the next £20 banknote

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

At an event at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London today, the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, announced that the next £20 note will celebrate Britain’s achievements in the visual arts (more…)