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How the world’s central banks are addressing the global slowdown in growth

Sluggish US growth gives Fed cause for caution

Figure revised down to 1.8% as consumers spend less

More repossession powers for Irish banks

Government acts to deal with slow resolution of distressed loans

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Future of central banking

ECB exit still far off, Draghi says

Central bank governor ready to act

BoE warns on ‘disorderly’ rise in yields

Markets and consumers ‘vulnerable’ to increase in borrowing costs

King’s parting shot at meddling banks

UK regulators pressed to water down rules

King warns on ‘jumping gun’ on rate rises

Chance missed for sustainable world economy, says outgoing BoE chief

King out on 103 after bout of silky batting

Cricket-mad central bank governor adept at avoiding MPs’ bouncers

An Ingram Pinn illustration of US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke

Careless talk may cost the economy

If the Fed had been more prudent, premature tightening might have been avoided

How well did Sir Mervyn do?

Two FT columnists appraise the governor’s decade in charge of the Bank of England

The Bank of England in the City of London

Britain leads the world on banking reform

The Bank of England has been the main source of fresh thinking

China in fresh bid to calm shaken markets

China acts to avert ‘Lehman moment’

PBoC’s offer of liquidity calms markets

Upbeat US data set to ease Fed pressure

New homes sales and consumer confidence post strong growth

ECB needs timely response to Fed tapering

Draghi must act so the eurozone is not a major casualty of US policy

A cri de coeur from the central bankers

BIS call for less activist monetary policy is misguided

Fed urged to stand firm over exit policy

Fed fights back against ‘feral hogs’

Markets warned bank will not prop up US economy indefinitely

Frenkel lends heft to Israel central bank

Second-time governor faces challenges as growth slows

Nabiullina to run Russian central bank

New governor raises doubts over hawkish policy

PBoC takes hard line over cash crunch

China’s central bank warns big lenders need to help restore calm