Posts Tagged ‘Bank Of England’

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…)

Bank of England publishes independent review of RTGS outage

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

The Bank of England today published the results of an independent review by Deloitte of the disruption to the Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system on 20 October 2014. (more…)

Prudential Regulation Authority publishes rules on its new accountability regimes for banks and insurers

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has today published the first set of rules to implement the new Senior Managers Regime and Certification Regime for UK banks, building societies (more…)

Can the government really keep interest rates low?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

David Cameron’s pre-election pledge to keep mortgage rates low will strike a chord with mortgage-holding voters, but is it a promise he can keep? (more…)

CHART OF THE WEEK: UK Interest Rates

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015


Tomorrow's Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee meeting marks the sixth anniversary of their decision to reduce the Bank Rate to an "emergency" record low of 0.5%. (more…)

European Central Bank location policy for Central Counterparties

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

The Bank of England takes note of the EU General Court judgement on the ECB’s location policy for CCPs.


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…)