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    1. July 29, 2015

      Shareholder value is a cover for over-mighty chief executives

      The main problem with companies is that they put shareholders first and ignore staff and customers’ interests, Andy...

    2. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2015

      Beyond corporate finance 101

      Fascinating discussion here from the Bank of England’s Andy Haldane on the stresses and strains facing...

    1. July 25, 2015

      BoE’s Haldane says corporations putting shareholders before economy

      The Bank of England’s chief economist has taken a swipe at the way corporations are run, accusing business leaders of...

    2. July 22, 2015

      UK on the brink: Doves v Hawks and the debate over interest rates

      With inflation at zero it may seem an odd time for the Bank of England to contemplate raising interest rates from their...

    3. June 30, 2015

      Free Lunch: Keep flooring it

      Tightening temptations It has become fashionable in certain circles to see low interest rates as a Bad Thing. The Bank...

    4. June 29, 2015

      BoE’s Andy Haldane rejects calls for early rise in interest rates

      Andy Haldane, the Bank of England’s chief economist, will on Tuesday reject calls for an early interest rate rise,...

    5. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2015

      5,000 years of dread, charted

      At a Parliamentary Committee hearing a few years ago I asserted, boldly, that global interest rates were at their...

    6. FT Alphaville

      June 19, 2015

      The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street blogs!

      Welcome to Bank Underground, the official (and slightly subversive sounding?) Bank of England staff blog. It’s gone...

    7. FT Alphaville

      May 8, 2015

      Beyond the morning after

      Post-election reaction of the non jaw-dropped variety is trickling in. The obvious take is markets prefer certainty, so...

    8. April 22, 2015

      BoE hints at rate rise sooner than market expects

      Sterling moved higher on Wednesday as minutes of the Bank of England’s rate-setting meeting contained a hint that rate...

    9. April 14, 2015

      Q&A: UK remains on the brink of deflation

      UK inflation has stayed at zero in March, unchanged from February and the lowest rate for at least half a century. This...

    10. April 9, 2015

      Cameron first PM since 1950s to enjoy whole term with no rate rise

      David Cameron has become the first UK prime minister since Clement Attlee in the 1940s and 1950s to serve a whole term...

    11. April 1, 2015

      Free Lunch: Bank risk is a many-splendoured thing

      Layers of uncertainty Even for Financial Times readers, the arcanae of financial regulation is mostly something to be...

    12. March 27, 2015

      Bank of England deputy Ben Broadbent says deflation risk contained

      The deputy governor of the Bank of England has struck a defiant note on the danger that Britain may fall into a...

    13. March 25, 2015

      Don’t panic on inflation, says Monetary Policy Committee’s Miles

      Britain should not panic and cut interest rates because inflation has dropped to zero and is heading into negative...

    14. March 19, 2015

      UK rate cut may be needed, says BoE chief economist

      The Bank of England’s chief economist has opened the door to a further cut in UK interest rates if low inflation...

    15. FT Data

      February 25, 2015

      An economic history lesson - in data

      Fancy yourself a fully paid up chart and data nerd? Well the Bank of England is looking for you. To publicise the...

    16. February 25, 2015

      Bank of England governor Mark Carney expands research agenda

      The Bank of England will do much broader research beyond the confines of its Threadneedle Street home as part of a push...

    17. February 19, 2015

      Free Lunch: The sources of growth

      Economists take the long view We are barely out of an acute financial crisis, but a fizzing interest in long-term...

    18. November 17, 2014

      BoE chiefs send warning on disinflation

      Two of the most senior Bank of England officials have made it clear that they are a long way from increasing interest...

    19. November 16, 2014

      BoE to come up with anti-orthodox research

      The Bank of England is to start publishing research deliberately commissioned to challenge policy orthodoxy as a...

    20. November 6, 2014

      Bank of England keeps policy on hold

      The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has voted to keep the base interest rate at its record low of 0.5 per...

    21. October 31, 2014

      Andy Haldane seeks real-time global view

      Andy Haldane: Goes boldly on . . .  Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane is the new Captain Kirk. At a lecture...

    22. October 28, 2014

      Chance of imminent rate rise recedes as BoE chief advises caution

      Chances of a UK interest rate rise in the near future look increasingly remote as another member of the Bank of...

    23. FT Alphaville

      October 22, 2014

      Just the minutes

      The last Monetary Policy Committee meeting was on October 7 & 8, and much has happened in the last two weeks....

    24. October 20, 2014

      Business calls for measures to boost supply chain

      Weaknesses in the UK’s supply chain are holding back industrial investment, according to British business. Industry is...

    25. October 17, 2014

      BoE’s Haldane calms homeowner and market fears on rate rises

      A persistent concern among some homeowners and businesses has been that the Bank of England was set on a path of...

    26. October 17, 2014

      Andy Haldane on UK economy’s ‘Twin Peaks’

      For the Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane, the UK economy has reached extremes of “agony” and “ecstasy”....

    27. October 17, 2014

      Bank of England’s Andy Haldane known for punchy views

      It was thanks to a punchy speech at the 2012 Kansas City Fed gathering at Jackson Hole that Andy Haldane, then the Bank...

    28. October 17, 2014

      Dollar hit by taper delay speculation

      Investors drew breath on Friday at the end of a turbulent week for financial markets, leaving the US dollar the main...

    29. October 17, 2014

      Central bankers placate rates fears

      Interest rates are likely to remain at their historic low until June or July next year, investors believe, after a...

    30. September 22, 2014

      Universities to revamp economics courses

      Universities across four continents are rolling out a revamped economics curriculum, after students protested that...

    31. FT Data

      August 14, 2014

      New inflation measure loses kitemark status

      (c) Getty Images With housing never off the front pages, you’d expect housing statistics to be an area Britain would...

    32. FT Alphaville

      August 5, 2014

      Should central bankers embrace the cult of the offensive?

      A new article by Andrew Haldane, the Bank of England’s chief economist, is a useful reminder that the debate over how...

    33. August 4, 2014

      Bank of England director Spencer Dale quits for BP job

      The Bank of England’s head of financial stability has quit unexpectedly for a job at oil company BP, leaving a hole at...

    34. August 1, 2014

      The Long View: Unsettling creep of policy into price-setting

      This week’s market wobble has been significant mostly for how much attention has been paid to such a small drop in...

    35. July 31, 2014

      Investors amplify boom and bust cycles

      Market boom and bust cycles are exaggerated by life assurance companies and pension funds, increasing risks to the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2014

      How to forward a new golden age

      This is a guest post by Carlota Perez, Centennial Professor of International Development at the London School of...

    37. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2014

      The importance of patience and the danger of information overload

      That Andrew Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, believes that short-termism is a bad thing for markets is...

    38. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2014

      ‘The Age of Asset Management' -- less risk, not more

      This guest post, from Brian Reid, chief economist of the Investment Company Institute, is a response to this speech in...

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