Mark Carney can forget any ideas of launching a career in stand-up comedy. His speech in Edinburgh today was so dry that it made Mervyn King's lectures look like classic routines by Billy Connolly. Although Carney has a nice line in gently sarcastic asides to reporters when he's taking questions, the main body of the [...]
The former Princeton professor ends his tenure well ahead of the curve set by the likes Jean-Claude Trichet and Mervyn King. Architect of some of the most aggressive monetary policies ever conducted by a central bank, Bernanke scored...Show More Summary
Leaving presents for departing Bank of England boss included £10,000 portrait and a £2,500 bust of Goethe One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 10:42 ON Thu 15 Aug 2013 See related: THE BUSINESS: Will Carney have to relaunch QE? THE Bank of...Show More Summary
The Bank of England has confirmed that its next £10 note will feature authoress Jane Austen (CLICK). A month ago, before he retired, Sir Mervyn King dropped a heavy hint that Jane Austen was "waiting in the wings" for the next £10 note. This will keep the feminists happy. They've been moaning about the dearth of women on our banknotes.
LONDON (Reuters) - Mervyn King, the former head of the Bank of England, will give lectures at New York University's Stern School of Business and School of Law as a visiting professor later this year, the NYU said on Monday.
Beloved writer Jane Austen may replace author and naturalist Charles Darwin on the UK’s £10 note. Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing governor of the Bank of England, said that the novelist was the top choice for the note. However, his successor...Show More Summary
By Dr. Duru: Last week was a great week of economic news for the United Kingdom. The apparent economic improvement seems to be unfolding just as Mervyn King seemed to suggest in his final appearance as Governor at the Bank of England's (BOE) Inflation Report almost two months ago. Show More Summary
By Fx Stocks Data: The Bank of England's policy meeting in July will be Mark Carney's first since he has sworn in as the governor of the central bank. Although his predecessor, Mervyn King, was in favor of an increase in stimulus, Carney would likely to stay out of it during this month's policy meeting and monitor the economic progress. Show More Summary
After a double-dip recession and a modest recovery in the second quarter, the UK economy is in need of some fresh ideas. Enter Mark Carney. The former Bank of Canada governor, took the reins from Mervyn King on July 1. Carney is charming, with many likening him to George Clooney and Cary Grant. Show More Summary
England, the third largest economy entity in the euro zone, is facing difficulties on its way to economic recovery and is seeking help from a Canadian governor. Taking the term from Sir Mervyn King, Mark Carney became the new governor of the Bank of England (BE) with hopes of bringing a breath of fresh air to the British economy. Show More Summary
Follow Zerohedge on FinancialJuice As we wave goodbye to Mervyn King, former Governor of the Bank of England (ready for him to take up his seat in the House of Lords so that he can sit back and now relax), his successor, Mark Carney hasn’t even had the time to let the seat go cold at the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street. Show More Summary
What the Mark Carney era may offer is a little bit more predictability on monetary policy. Under Mervyn King the main guidance came from the Bank’s quarterly Inflation Report press conferences, MPC… Continue reading The post What can we expect from Mark Carney? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
After a furore erupted over the decision to replace Elizabeth Fry with Winston Churchill on £5 banknotes, the outgoing Bank of England governor, Sir Mervyn King, explained it was all a terrible misunderstanding. Those fearing that the...Show More Summary
Sir Mervyn King has his last day at the Bank of England today, so it is an ideal time to launch The Man Who Was King, a cleverly-titled (I thought) e-book, pulled together by Iain Dey of The Sunday Times...
George Osborne’s latest spending review has demonstrated how little progress he has made on pushing Britain towards fiscal sanity. On the latest View from 22 podcast, James Forsyth and Isabel… Continue reading The post The View from 22 — Osborne’s spending review, the return of America and goodbye to Mervyn King appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Jane Austen's image could soon grace British currency, outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King has revealed, replacing Charles Darwin on the 10-pound bank note. The author is one of England's most popular historical figures. Show More Summary
Today Sir Mervyn King revealed that Jane Austen is "waiting in the wings" to feature on our next £10 note (CLICK). Why Jane Austen? I was forced to read one of her novels for my "A" Level in English Literature. Boring girlie fiction, high-class Mills & Boon. Show More Summary
This is from the Telegraph Politics Evening Briefing, available to anyone who signs up here. PARTING IS SUCH SWEET SORROW Sir Mervyn King made his last appearance before the Treasury Select Committee before handing over to Mark Carney next week. Sir Mervyn isn't going quietly, and effectively accused senior ministers of putting pressure on financial [...]
By AllianceBernstein: By Darren Williams On July 1, former Bank of Canada governor Mark Carney will replace Sir Mervyn King as governor of the Bank of England. For many observers, this will herald a new dawn in the conduct of British monetary policy. Show More Summary
Mervyn King reveals novelist will appear on banknote after campaign to keep women in circulation One-Minute Read LAST UPDATED AT 14:55 ON Tue 25 Jun 2013 IT IS a truth universally acknowledged that there are few women on British banknotes. In...Show More Summary