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Cable Spikes Then Dumps As Hawkish BOE Vote Reveals 2 Unexpected Dissenters

In a surprising announcement, the Bank of England kept its rates as expected at 0.50%, however instead of a unanimous 9-0 vote as had been expected, the vote was 7-2 with McCafferty and Saunders dissenting, citing slack being largely...Show More Summary

Bank of England Preview

Submitted by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA Today's BoE meeting looks to be well covered, much in the same way as the FOMC last night, when the market reacted to the lack of clear direction for 4 hikes thisShow More Summary

Here comes the Bank of England ...

Bank of England will announce its latest monetary policy decisions at midday. The bank's Monetary Policy Committee is set to unanimously back unchanged policy, but it will likely set the path for a rate hike in May. The central bankShow More Summary

A bold idea to finally fix the NHS: make it independent | Anne Marie Rafferty and Jonathan Grant

The government could follow the Bank of England’s footsteps by removing politics from the equation and giving oversight to autonomous experts Faced with an ageing population and funding pressures, fresh thinking is needed to brace the NHS for what lies ahead. Show More Summary

Week ahead: Fed to hike as boe sits tight?

Two major central banks meet this week with economists expecting the Bank of England to focus on inflation, and the U.S. Federal Reserve to respond to strong economic data with a rate rise. Ciara Lee reports. Video provided by Reuters        

No reservations

THE Bank of England is set to announce its view on the leverage ratio, a key regulatory tool for ensuring the safety of banks. James Titcomb has written a piece for the Telegraph purporting to explain the leverage ratio.

Bank of England chief slams cryptocurrencies; urges action

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has launched a withering attack on cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin Friday and urged regulators around the world to monitor them in the same way as other financial assets.

Bank of England governor calls for regulation to end crypto anarchy

INTERNATIONAL - Mark Carney is calling for greater regulation to bring the era of cryptocurrency “anarchy” to an end. The Bank of England governor said Friday the “time has come to hold the crypto-asset ecosystem to the same standards...Show More Summary

Saturday PS: Turning of the wheel

Dame Minouche Shafik, former deputy governor of the Bank of England and now director of the London School of Economics, was on Desert Island Discs on Radio 4 yesterday. The musical choices started well enough, with the great Keith Jarrett....

The Bank of England is making a fundamental misjudgment about the British economy

The Bank of England is being too pessimistic about the UK's growth potential in the coming years, according to Pantheon Macroeconomics. Mark Carney and his staff are underestimating the UK's rate of trend growth. They believe it to be...Show More Summary

Mark Carney: People are earning 3.5% less than we estimated before the EU referendum

Mark Carney says Brexit has hit wages and pushed up inflation, meaning people are earning less than the Bank of England had forecast prior to Brexit referendum. Pressure is expected to ease later this year. LONDON — Bank of England Governor...Show More Summary

Bank Of England Governor Claims Bitcoin Has "Failed" As A Currency

Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney declared that Bitcoin cannot be considered a legitimate currency by “traditional” definitions, The Telegraph reported Monday, Feb. 19. At an event at London’s Regent's University, CoinTelegraph...Show More Summary

Bank of England's Mark Carney: Bitcoin has 'failed' one of its key aims

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney: Bitcoin has "failed" to become an actual currency. Carney told students at London's Regent's University that bitcoin fails two key tests: it is neither a medium of exchange nor a store of value. UBS,...Show More Summary

Waving the shroud of antisemitism to silence proper concern

The Daily Telegraph recently published a story headlined “George Soros, the man who ‘broke the Bank of England’ backing secret plot to thwart Brexit”. It revealed that a campaign group backed by Soros and prominent Remainers proposed...Show More Summary

The past week's economic data has given the Bank of England some serious thinking to do

The Bank of England has aggressively signalled that it will raise interest rates in 2017. However, according to Andrew Goodwin, lead UK economist at Oxford Economics, the bank actually has little evidence in recent data to back up its...Show More Summary

The Bank of England has some good news — you're probably going to get a pay rise in 2018

Bank of England agents' survey shows that real wages will grow by 3.1% in 2018. That's well ahead of 2017's 2.6% growth, and would mark a return to real wage growth. Rising inflation since the Brexit vote has squeezed the pockets ofShow More Summary

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