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  1. The A-List

    April 2, 2013

    Masters of money fail to convert hope into reality

    Ben Bernanke is convinced that monetary stimulus will lead us to economic salvation, Mark Carney talks about “escape...

  2. Gavyn Davies

    February 17, 2013

    Helicopters can be dangerous

    The FT recently called for a serious debate on the idea that budget deficits should be permanently monetised by the central...

  1. The A-List

    February 6, 2013

    The missing word in Osborne's banking reform plan

    The speech this week by Britain’s chancellor of the exchequer on the “Reform of Banking” delivered a clear and forceful...

  2. Nick Butler

    December 27, 2012

    What future for the Climate Change Committee?

    What does 2013 hold for the UK’s Climate Change Committee? This worthy body was established in 2009 and is responsible for...

  3. FT Alphaville

    November 26, 2012

    Old Canucklehead to Old Lady - a Mark Carney intro

    We say old – he’s only 47. But what kind of “quality guvnor” (George Osborne’s words) will Mark Carney be at the Bank of...

  4. FT Alphaville

    November 21, 2012

    Thank you, Libor

    “A judgmental structure of supervision that emphasises the big issues has to be matched by proper transparency . . . or it...

  5. Gavyn Davies

    October 14, 2012

    Will central banks cancel government debt?

    As the IMF meetings close in Tokyo this weekend, it is obvious that governments are struggling to find the correct balance...

  6. FT Alphaville

    October 12, 2012

    Turner's cover letter

    FSA chief, Lord Turner, gave a *cough* wide ranging speech last night in the City. From the FT: Although the FSA chairman...

  7. FT Alphaville

    October 8, 2012

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE Iranian rial-ity, or when Gresham’s law goes awry: Almost everywhere, the fall of the...

  8. FT Alphaville

    October 8, 2012

    We hope you got your applications in...

    The window to apply for Mervyn’s seat at the Bank of England just crashed shut. Gus decided against making a pitch: Gus...

  9. FT Alphaville

    July 23, 2012

    Weekend news catch-up

    Weekend headlines from the FT and other UK media:* From The FT, -       Citic to buy CLSA, Crédit Agricole’s HK brokerage,...

  10. FT Alphaville

    July 17, 2012

    It's a busy day at the Select Committee

    We have Sir Mervyn King, Governor; Paul Tucker, Deputy Governor; Donald Kohn and Lord Turner, Members of the Interim...

  11. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2012

    Jerry at the select committee [update: and the FSA]

    “I passed the instruction, as I had received it…” Click the pic for the feed from the Wilson Room in Porticullis House:...

  12. FT Alphaville

    July 10, 2012

    Some documents for Mr Tyrie, courtesy of Barclays

    First, an inventory from Barclays’ Marcus Agius to Committee head Andrew Tyrie in advance of his appearance on Tuesday...

  13. Westminster Blog

    July 10, 2012

    Live coverage: Agius gives evidence

    Welcome to our live coverage of Marcus Agius’ testimony to MPs. The outgoing Barclays chairman faces questions on...

  14. FT Alphaville

    July 3, 2012

    The Closer

    ROUND-UP US stocks shrugged off the economy and Brent crude hit $101 a barrel again. The S&P 500 rose 0.62 per cent...

  15. Westminster Blog

    July 3, 2012

    Will Diamond Bob bring others down with him? UPDATED

    Bob Diamond, who resigned as Barclays CEO today Now that Bob Diamond has quit as chief executive of Barclays, what does that...

  16. Money Supply

    June 29, 2012

    Financial Stability Report presser

    Bank of England. Image by Getty. Hello and welcome to the Bank of England’s press conference on its Financial Stability...

  17. FT Alphaville

    May 29, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Spain’s prime minister insisted the country’s banks won’t need an international rescue. The FT reports investors recoiled at...

  18. FT Alphaville

    April 30, 2012

    What are the odds of a former Goldmanite getting the BofE governor job?

    The race for Mervyn King’s job is hotting up — months before it’s even officially advertised — as rumours circulate that a...

  19. FT Alphaville

    April 19, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    A $2.6tn European bank deleveraging could jeopardise financial stability, says the IMF. The fund warned that banks’ plans to...

  20. Money Supply

    April 18, 2012

    BoE governor race is on

    Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England There is still more than 14 months to go before Sir Mervyn King leaves the Bank...

  21. FT Alphaville

    March 15, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    - Goldman PR fallout continues; the company’s market cap lost $2.15bn yesterday. (Bloomberg) - Rising concerns over eurozone...

  22. FT Alphaville

    February 17, 2012

    Regulations... and optimism

    For this, our final post covering FT Alphaville’s meeting with Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism, we asked her about the...

  23. Money Supply

    January 25, 2012

    Central bankers in Davos

    Davos is not as important an event on the calendars of central bankers as the IMF/World Bank meetings or the Bank for...

  24. FT Alphaville

    December 13, 2011

    FSA seeks ban on hostile bank buy-outs

    Hostile bank takeovers should be outlawed as part of a package of reforms needed to avoid a repeat of the catastrophic...

  25. FT Alphaville

    December 12, 2011

    FSA demands stricter property risk measures

    The Financial Services Authority is tightening its oversight of commercial property lending and has ordered banks to improve...

  26. Money Supply

    November 25, 2011

    The week ahead in central banking

    Our week ahead email helps you track the most important events in central banking. To see all of our emails and alerts...

  27. Money Supply

    August 31, 2011

    A 'prickly and strained' FPC

    Relations between Alistair Darling, Britain’s former chancellor of the exchequer, and Sir Mervyn King, the governor of the...

  28. Westminster Blog

    August 31, 2011

    Alistair Darling found Sir Mervyn King "stubborn and exasperating"

    With Alistair Darling’s book about to be published, people are already getting excited by his revelations about the depth of...

  29. FT Alphaville

    July 22, 2011

    HBOS uncovered

    What’s this that has quietly appeared in the correspondence section of the Treasury Select Committee website? It’s only a...

  30. Money Supply

    June 24, 2011

    FPC in action or FPC inaction?

    In the publication of the interim Financial Policy Committee’s first minutes this morning, we were witness to the birth of...

  31. FT Alphaville

    May 5, 2011

    FSA asks Walker to review RBS report

    Sir David Walker has been asked to salvage the Financial Services Authority’s long-awaited – and highly controversial –...

  32. FT Alphaville

    March 10, 2011

    Chasing shadows

    FT Alphaville suggested on Wednesday that Dodd-Frank is likely to be a bigger boon to the shadow banking system than — as...

  33. FT Alphaville

    February 21, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: In a flap over America’s deficit Washington is quarrelling...

  34. Money Supply

    February 18, 2011

    BoE Sumo: Turner vs. Tucker

    Everyone knows that the two prime candidates to replace Mervyn King as Bank of England governor are Adair Turner, chairman...

  35. FT Alphaville

    December 8, 2010

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and offerings from Wednesday’s FT, Martin Wolf: Is there will to save the eurozone? Will the eurozone...

  36. FT Alphaville

    September 22, 2010

    The spirit is willing, but the banks are weak

    “We need to … recognise, that in finance and economics, ill-designed policy is a more powerful force for harm than...

  37. Economists' Forum

    July 20, 2010

    Laurence Kotlikoff replies to Lord Turner: Part 2

    Laurence Kotlikoff, economics professor at Boston University, writes an open letter to Lord Turner, chairman of the UK’s...

  38. Economists' Forum

    July 19, 2010

    Laurence Kotlikoff replies to Lord Turner: Part 1

    Laurence Kotlikoff, economics professor at Boston University, writes an open letter to Lord Turner, chairman of the UK’s...

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