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  1. Off Message

    February 12, 2014

    The pound is the SNP's poison

    An independent Scotland would be refused entry to a monetary union with the rest of the UK, according to reports on...

  2. The World

    January 24, 2014

    Davos thoughts: Secular stagnation

    Lawrence Summers (c) WEF On Thursday, I moderated a fascinating lunch-time discussion on “secular stagnation” with Lawrence...

  1. September 3, 2013

    Germany is being crushed by its export obsession

    If Germany’s economic model is the future of Europe, we should all be quite troubled. But that is where we seem to be going....

  2. August 2, 2013

    Homes are a basic necessity

    From Mr David Lang. Sir, It’s pretty rich for Adam Posen (“The cult of home ownership is dangerous and damaging”, July 27)...

  3. FT Alphaville

    April 19, 2013

    Weekender

    This week on FT Alphaville, - Gabriel Sterne called for a transparency revolution at the IMF. - Fitch downgraded the UK;...

  4. FT Alphaville

    April 15, 2013

    Posen: 'Central bankers can't spot bubbles, ok?'

    From Adam Posen, writing in the Cato Journal… Abstract: This article challenges the validity of the the assumption that...

  5. January 23, 2013

    Japan rejects currency war fears

    A battle over the direction of monetary policy intensified on Wednesday as Japan denied accusations that it was trying to...

  6. January 22, 2013

    Posen attacks Bank of England’s culture

    A former policy maker at the Bank of England has attacked the management and culture of the bank, saying its directors...

  7. FT Alphaville

    January 17, 2013

    Koo, Posen, and other Abenomics dissenters

    Abenomics: it’s as divisive as it is fun to say. We should start this round with Adam Posen, who used to sit on the Bank of...

  8. January 1, 2013

    Further year of weak UK growth on cards

    Economists are bracing themselves for another year of weak growth as Britain’s prospects for a recovery remain gloomy,...

  9. The World

    November 26, 2012

    A global market in central bankers

    If anyone should understand the benefits of open markets, it is a central bank. The Canadian Mark Carney’s appointment as...

  10. September 19, 2012

    Cash-return hopes lift AstraZeneca

    Cash-return hopes gave AstraZeneca its biggest gain in six weeks as the FTSE 100 rallied. The drugmaker rose 1.9 per cent to...

  11. September 16, 2012

    Economic outlook: UK stimulus clues

    There will be fresh insight into the Bank of England’s thinking on economic stimulus this week as the minutes from its...

  12. Money Supply

    September 14, 2012

    The week ahead in central banking

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  13. Money Supply

    September 11, 2012

    The new man on the MPC

    Ian McCafferty, who has replaced Adam Posen on the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, appeared before the House of...

  14. August 12, 2012

    King urged to widen recovery measures

    An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his...

  15. August 12, 2012

    Posen rues UK recovery’s false dawn

    With only a few weeks until he leaves the Bank of England, Adam Posen has little time for suggestions that the Monetary...

  16. Money Supply

    July 6, 2012

    The week ahead in central banking

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  17. July 6, 2012

    CBI’s McCafferty appointed to MPC

    Ian McCafferty, chief economist of the CBI employers’ organisation, was appointed on Friday to the vacant position on the...

  18. FT Alphaville

    June 20, 2012

    Bank of England turning dovish

    The minutes from the latest MPC meeting are out, and it seems the doves are gaining ground: Regarding the stock of asset...

  19. June 20, 2012

    Banks to get cheap money to lift UK lending

    The government’s new “funding for lending” programme, designed to boost credit for British business, will cut banks’ costs...

  20. June 11, 2012

    Bank of England dove calls for asset buying

    Adam Posen has resumed his role as the Monetary Policy Committee’s arch dove, calling for the Bank of England not only to...

  21. FT Alphaville

    June 11, 2012

    Can the Bank keep Posen, please?

    Ultimately, central bank independence depends upon having built a coalition of support in society for that independence –...

  22. Money Supply

    June 8, 2012

    The week ahead in central banking

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  23. May 23, 2012

    Only one MPC member voted for QE

    Only one member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee voted this month for more quantitative easing to...

  24. Money Supply

    May 23, 2012

    MPC minutes hard to call

    Were the minutes of May’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting, out today, dovish or hawkish? The vote, which left David Miles...

  25. May 23, 2012

    MPC voted 8-1 against more QE

    Only one member of the Bank of England’s interest rate setting committee voted this month for more quantitative easing to...

  26. May 19, 2012

    Posen to step down from Bank of England

    Adam Posen, the vocal external member of the Monetary Policy Committee, will step down from the Bank of England in August to...

  27. FT Alphaville

    May 18, 2012

    BoE goes ex-Posen

    This is careless. The Bank of England has managed to lose Adam Posen, the outspoken American dove on the Monetary Policy...

  28. Money Supply

    May 18, 2012

    Posen position vacant

    Adam Posen is stepping up to become president of the Peterson Institute in Washington instead of seeking a second term as an...

  29. May 18, 2012

    Euro remains close to annual lows

    The euro rose against the US dollar amid a slight easing in Spanish bond yields but remained close to lows for this year as...

  30. May 10, 2012

    Bank of England holds rates

    Britain’s rate-setting committee voted to keep interest rates at their record lows of half a percentage point on Thursday...

  31. May 7, 2012

    MPC line on gilt purchases under scrutiny

    Britain’s monetary policy makers meet this week to decide on interest rates, and what was previously expected to be a...

  32. May 4, 2012

    Economic Outlook: UK rate verdict awaited

    A cautious week is in prospect for UK investors who await the latest monetary policy decision from the Bank of England on...

  33. April 18, 2012

    Sterling climbs as Bank turns hawkish

    Sterling surged in response to an increasingly hawkish Bank of England and surprisingly strong UK jobs data. The pound hit a...

  34. April 18, 2012

    ‘Above target’ inflation shifts MPC view on QE

    The Bank of England’s rate setting committee has grown more concerned about inflation and is unlikely to pump more money...

  35. Money Supply

    April 13, 2012

    The week ahead in central banking

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  36. March 27, 2012

    UK fiscal policy blamed for lag behind US

    Britain’s economic recovery has lagged behind that of the US because consumers have faced more fiscal austerity and...

  37. Money Supply

    March 23, 2012

    The week ahead in central banking

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  38. March 21, 2012

    Sterling falls as UK finances worsen

    Sterling largely ignored the Budget but still lost value as weaker than expected public finances and dovish central bank...

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