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  1. April 11, 2014

    Osborne’s victory dance in DC

    It was billed as the “told you so” tour. And, in the end, George Osborne’s visit to the International Monetary Fund spring...

  2. April 10, 2014

    Bank of England maintains course on rates and QE

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep monetary policy steady on Thursday, with the base rate at its...

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  1. March 25, 2014

    UK inflation falls to lowest level in four years

    A sharp drop in inflation has raised the prospects of an ease in the squeeze on living standards and that interest rates...

  2. March 23, 2014

    Bank of England’s critics shoot wide of the mark

    This might seem to be an odd moment for me and my colleagues on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to be...

  3. March 20, 2014

    Weale estimates UK has less spare capacity than BoE forecast

    The Bank of England is underestimating how quickly Britain’s economy will reach full capacity and it is impossible to...

  4. March 19, 2014

    Bank of England’s MPC united on holding rates and QE

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to keep rates and asset purchases on hold in March....

  5. March 18, 2014

    Mark Carney boosts green investment hopes

    The Bank of England could buy new types of assets instead of UK government bonds if it ever has another round of the...

  6. March 18, 2014

    Broadbent steps up to oversee BoE monetary policy

    Ben Broadbent, who spent a decade at Goldman Sachs before joining the Monetary Policy Committee as an external member in...

  7. March 18, 2014

    International high-flyer takes new BoE role

    Nemat Shafik has built a reputation as a thoughtful, effective policy maker in a stellar international career that has taken...

  8. March 18, 2014

    Carney warns risks building in financial system

    Mark Carney unveiled a radical shake-up of the Bank of England on Tuesday, introducing sweeping changes to senior management...

  9. March 17, 2014

    Overhaul to be announced at top of the Bank of England

    An overhaul at the top of the Bank of England is likely to be announced as soon as Tuesday, as Mark Carney prepares to...

  10. March 16, 2014

    Mark Carney to modernise Bank of England

    Mark Carney will announce a shake-up of the Bank of England this week as he drives forward plans to modernise the central...

  11. Money Supply

    March 14, 2014

    Macro-prudential policy: Ambidextrous or ham-fisted?

    In a talk delivered on 3 January, which the ever-so-slightly disorganised Andy Haldane has just got round to writing up, the...

  12. March 12, 2014

    Rescue the tapes from the Bank of England’s dustbins

    A strange ritual occurs in Threadneedle Street 11 days after the Bank of England’s monthly Monetary Policy Committee...

  13. March 11, 2014

    MPs expose differences among UK monetary policy makers

    The Bank of England has been censured by MPs for destroying records of its rate-setting meetings, as divisions between its...

  14. March 7, 2014

    The care conundrum – how to pay for your old age

    Longer lives are perhaps the greatest achievement of the past 50 years. Lives that, on average, see men and women carried...

  15. March 7, 2014

    UK public expect gradual interest rate rises as economy recovers

    Most of the UK expects interest rates to either stay the same, or only rise a little, over the next 12 months in a positive...

  16. March 6, 2014

    Bank of England holds rates and policy steady

    The Bank of England has held monetary policy steady in line with governor Mark Carney’s assurances that interest rates are...

  17. FT Alphaville

    February 28, 2014

    UK rates: this time will be different, for a while

    The transition to a new normal monetary policy, by David Miles, Monetary Policy Committee member, click to read in full That...

  18. February 25, 2014

    George Osborne under pressure to cut UK taxes as rate rise looms

    George Osborne, chancellor, is under pressure from Tory MPs to use next month’s Budget to announce pre-election tax cuts to...

  19. February 25, 2014

    UK interest rate rise could come before 2015

    Some economists suspect an initial rate rise might come well before early 2015, even though inflation has now fallen below...

  20. Money Supply

    February 25, 2014

    The BoE's monotone communications

    Once upon a time, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee sounded like a group of nine individuals with differing...

  21. beyondbrics

    February 23, 2014

    The week ahead, Feb 24-28

    The week ahead in emerging markets: some big EM GDP numbers out, including India, Brazil and South Africa; HSBC results; and...

  22. February 21, 2014

    WhatsApp with world markets?

    After a miserable start to the decade, investors have clearly decided it is time to party again. Confidence is rising: an...

  23. February 20, 2014

    MPC member warns of interest rate rise in 2015

    Britain should prepare for interest rates to rise in spring 2015, according to a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary...

  24. February 19, 2014

    UK Monetary Policy Committee members united on forward guidance

    There was no disagreement among the Bank of England’s interest rate setters over the changes they made to “forward guidance”...

  25. February 18, 2014

    Underemployment and pay in focus before UK jobs data on Wednesday

    The darker side of Britain’s labour market performance – underemployment and a squeeze on real wages – will be under...

  26. February 16, 2014

    Mark Carney defends BoE’s decision to recast forward guidance

    Mark Carney has defended the Bank of England’s decision to abandon guidance linking interest rates to unemployment, saying...

  27. February 14, 2014

    Sterling close to three-year high

    Sterling rose to its highest level in nearly three years on Friday, following the Bank of England’s change to its forward...

  28. February 12, 2014

    Carney’s salutary change of mind

    Mark Carney became governor of the Bank of England on the understanding that he would shake up monetary policy in Britain....

  29. February 12, 2014

    Q&A: Forward guidance is dead – long live fuzzy guidance

    Forward guidance was Mark Carney’s big idea when he became governor of the Bank of England last July. The Bank’s Monetary...

  30. February 12, 2014

    Bank of England’s Mark Carney drops jobs link with interest rates

    Interest rates are unlikely to rise before next year’s election, the Bank of England indicated on Wednesday, as it unveiled...

  31. Money Supply

    February 12, 2014

    Live blog: Bank of England quarterly inflation review

    With the UK unemployment rate falling faster than expected towards his 7.0 per cent threshold as the economic recovery picks...

  32. February 11, 2014

    Treasury keeps open mind on Bank of England deputy role

    The Treasury insists it has no preferred candidate for the soon-to-be vacant role of Bank of England deputy governor for...

  33. February 9, 2014

    Bank of England to update guidance over speed of interest rates rise

    The Bank of England is set to reveal on Wednesday new guidance on how quickly interest rates will rise in Britain’s rapidly...

  34. February 6, 2014

    Bank of England holds fire on forward guidance

    The Bank of England has held interest rates at their record lows and has given no hint as to how it plans to change “forward...

  35. February 5, 2014

    Carney must avoid another unforced error

    Mark Carney arrived as new governor of the Bank of England seven months ago. Britain’s subsequent economic performance has...

  36. January 29, 2014

    Governor Carney goes to Scotland

    In September the people of Scotland will vote in a referendum on whether to break away from the United Kingdom and form an...

  37. January 28, 2014

    Politicians should show leadership on immigration

    How fast can the UK economy grow sustainably? The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has to answer this question in...

  38. January 24, 2014

    Davos shows Mark Carney’s style as BoE governor

    The change of style under the Bank of England’s governor Mark Carney was on full display this week in Davos. While his...

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