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    1. February 10, 2016

      Banks join BoE and police in anti-fraud task force

      Britain’s banks are to join forces with the Bank of England and the police to step up the fight against financial...

    2. February 4, 2016

      UK interest rate rise kicked into the long grass

      UK interest rates are likely to remain at their current rock-bottom levels for at least another year, after the Bank of...

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    1. Fast FT

      February 4, 2016

      Goldman Sachs eyes 20% sterling drop on Brexit

      Goldman Sachs reckons sterling could depreciate by 15-20 per cent if the UK votes to leave the EU, in line with an...

    2. February 4, 2016

      Bank of England — reading the runes on inflation and interest rates

      The future path of interest rates is one of the few issues to make bean-counters and the general public sit up and...

    3. February 3, 2016

      Sterling rallies on strong services data

      Sterling rose above $1.45 against the dollar for the first time in three weeks on Wednesday, following the release of...

    4. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      Citi: UK doves in 'overshoot territory'

      Has the Bank of Japan got the overseas doves overexcited? Not long ago, hopes were high that the Bank of England would...

    5. Fast FT

      February 1, 2016

      UK consumer borrowing dipped in December

      British consumers’ paused for breath in December, with net unsecured consumer credit falling back to a seven-month low....

    6. January 31, 2016

      Week Ahead Economic Outlook: BoE rate decision out with inflation

      This week’s highlights include the Bank of England’s rate decision, coinciding with the release of the year’s first...

    7. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      January's market highlights: stocks, the yen, oil and sterling

      This month in the markets in four charts. STOCKS: What a start to the year. Japan’s Nikkei 225 lost as much as 15.8 per...

    8. January 29, 2016

      BoE tells UK’s largest lenders to build new buffer

      HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland an‎d other large UK lenders will have to hold a special buffer of capital as part of...

    9. Fast FT

      January 29, 2016

      BoE fleshes out 'buffer' rules for UK banks

      HSBC, the Royal Bank of Scotland an‎d the other largest lenders in the UK will have to hold a special buffer of capital...

    10. January 28, 2016

      How Brexit will put extra pressure on the pound

      The “pound in your pocket” may feel a little lighter than it did at the start of the year. In the past month, sterling...

    11. January 27, 2016

      FCA’s courtship of Greg Medcraft ends awkwardly

      It was a prolonged courtship that stretched down under but left Australia’s top financial regulator feeling slightly...

    12. January 26, 2016

      Andrew Bailey needs to rally the FCA troops

      Andrew Bailey isn’t a teenage mutant ninja. But he is a turtle. Bank of England governor Mark Carney said as much in a...

    13. January 26, 2016

      Carney warns of instability after Brexit

      Mark Carney has warned of financial instability, higher interest rates and capital flight if Britain voted to leave the...

    14. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Carney: Fed rise 'made contribution' to turmoil

      Mark Carney says the US Federal Reserve’s move to raise rates last month has “made a contribution” to the market...

    15. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Carney to decide on BoE term by end of year

      Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, says he is not yet ready to decide whether to extend his five-year term...

    16. Fast FT

      January 26, 2016

      Andrew Bailey to head Financial Conduct Authority

      Andrew Bailey is set to hop from the Bank of England’s banking supervisory arm to the Financial Conduct Authority...

    17. January 26, 2016

      Waiting for Janet — currencies market in thrall to Fed

      Central banks have begun the year dancing to a Duke Ellington classic. Imagine US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen...

    18. January 26, 2016

      Buy-to-let: is Mark Carney about to take action?

      Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, faces questions from parliament’s Treasury committee on Tuesday about the...

    19. Fast FT

      January 24, 2016

      This week: The Fed, US and UK GDP

      After another tumultuous week in global markets, investors have a Federal Reserve announcement and growth figures from...

    20. Fast FT

      January 22, 2016

      DoJ, FCA officials fret over 'double jeopardy'

      Senior officials of enforcement agencies on both sides of the Atlantic have spoken out at a conference in London...

    21. January 21, 2016

      Carney’s monetary inactivity is right response

      Markets are in turmoil. How should policymakers respond? Is the turbulence, to quote Macbeth, “a tale told by an idiot...

    22. January 20, 2016

      UK unemployment rate falls to lowest level since 2006

      Unemployment in Britain has dropped to its lowest rate in almost a decade but persistently weak pay growth has...

    23. Fast FT

      January 20, 2016

      Pound picks up slightly after jobs report

      Some upbeat UK jobs data has given sterling a lift, although the currency is still no more than a whisker away from the...

    24. January 19, 2016

      Carney is right to keep UK interest rates on hold

      It is official: the special relationship does not extend to monetary policy. Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor,...

    25. January 19, 2016

      UK not strong enough for rate rise, says Carney

      Britain may still be sitting close to the top of the international growth table for advanced economies, but in a speech...

    26. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Under the cosh: Sterling plumbs new lows

      Sterling bashers are not mucking about. You may recall that earlier today, analysts at Commerzbank were saying ‘heaven...

    27. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      BoE's Carney on UK economy: key extracts

      Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, has said that the UK economy isn’t yet strong enough to withstand a...

    28. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      BoE's Carney: now not yet time to raise rates

      The UK economy is not yet strong enough to contemplate raising interest rates from crisis-era lows, Bank of England...

    29. January 18, 2016

      UK rates may stay below norms for decades, says Bank new recruit

      UK interest rates may remain substantially lower than historic norms for decades to come, according to the newest...

    30. January 14, 2016

      Economists push back timeframe for UK rate rise

      Economists pushed back their forecasts for the timing of the first interest rate rise on Thursday after the Bank of...

    31. January 14, 2016

      Basel Committee softens new rules on bank capital

      Global banking supervisors have softened new rules forcing investment banks to hold much more capital against their...

    32. January 13, 2016

      There is no reason to worry about UK household debt

      Britain is gripped by unsustainable debt-fuelled consumption. So fashionable has this charge become that Mark Carney...

    33. January 7, 2016

      Market sentiment on UK economy turns sour

      Market sentiment on the UK economy turned sour on Thursday. The pound fell to its lowest level against the dollar for...

    34. January 3, 2016

      Economists’ forecasts: Success in 2015

      With one notable exception, Britain’s economic forecasters can look back on last year’s predictions with pride. They...

    35. December 18, 2015

      Telling it straight — Mark Carney splits opinion

      Communication with the public and financial markets is a vital element of a modern central banker’s role. “The days...

    36. December 17, 2015

      City Insider: Square Mile’s Christmas story

      City Insider is casting a nativity play for Christmas. Luckily, the City of London is chock full of larger-than-life...

    37. December 17, 2015

      Mark Carney opens door to full 8-year stay at Bank of England

      Mark Carney has opened the door to serving a full eight-year term as Bank of England governor, three years longer than...

    38. December 17, 2015

      BoE’s Carney plays the game of two halves

      Many Britons will be surprised to learn Mark Carney could stay on as the governor of the Bank of England. They never...

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