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....It might also think about how it got itself into such a mess over banknotes. Its new plastic notes – indestructible even when dipped in curry by governor Mark Carney – are not so durable in the face of public scrutiny. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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....“Although we expect CPI inflation to rise a bit further over the months ahead, the end of inflation’s ascent now looks in sight,” said Victoria Clarke, of Investec. She said the question now turned to whether inflation would outstrip the BoE’s 2% target by more than 1%, a level that would require the governor, Mark Carney, to write an open letter to the chancellor to explain why. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of August 2017 05:10:12 PM
....“Although we expect CPI inflation to rise a bit further over the months ahead, the end of inflation’s ascent now looks in sight,” said Victoria Clarke, of Investec. She said the question now turned to whether inflation would outstrip the BoE’s 2% target by more than 1%, a level that would require the governor, Mark Carney, to write an open letter to the chancellor to explain why. ...
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Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of August 2017 06:00:06 AM
....It might also think about how it got itself into such a mess over banknotes. Its new plastic notes – indestructible even when dipped in curry by governor Mark Carney – are not so durable in the face of public scrutiny. ...
Bank of England to keep animal fat in banknotes despite complaints image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of August 2017 10:11:31 AM
.... The Bank argues that polymer banknotes are much harder to counterfeit and last longer than paper notes. Mark Carney dipped one of the new plastic fivers in chicken curry at Borough Market in London last year to prove their durability. ...
Bank of England to name conflicts officer to vet appointments image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 9th of August 2017 11:22:09 AM
....The Bank of England is to task a senior executive with monitoring conflicts of interest among staff in order to avoid a rerun of the circumstances that led to the resignation of Charlotte Hogg as deputy governor. The newly created role of conflicts officer will report to both the governor, Mark Carney, and Anthony Habgood, the chair of the court which oversees the Bank. ...
Mortgage rates will rise – so 
are you ready 
to take a hit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 8th of August 2017 04:52:17 PM
....Last week the Bank of England’s rate-setting committee voted to leave borrowing costs where they are – but with the warning that the situation would not stay the same for much longer. Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England said they were likely to rise by more than the markets are expecting. ...
UK consumers cut spending on clothes, cars and foreign travel image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 6th of August 2017 11:01:05 PM
.... “The leisure sector is likely to have benefited from an early surge in summer staycations, as the weak pound made holidaying at home more attractive,” said Jenkins. Last week, the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, said there were signs that the uncertain outcome of Brexit negotiations was affecting firms’ plans to invest and to award pay rises. ...
Employment statistics tell skewed story about UK jobs market Katie Allen image
.... But it has often been wrong about wage growth, typically making overoptimistic forecasts. So what is going on? Mark Carney, the Bank’s governor, had a chance to give his take last week as he unveiled Threadneedle Street’s outlook for the economy. ...
Interest rates: Winners and losers revealed following a year of record low interest rates image
. Twelve months on from its decision on August 4, 2016, rates remain at record lows with the Bank, whose Governor is Mark Carney, freezing them again last Thursday. ...
A decade after the financial meltdown, its underlying problems haven’t been fixed image
....The encouraging part is that the world of banking has been transformed from the under-capitalised, over-leveraged and inadequately supervised system of 2007. In June this year, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, was able to report that losses that would have wiped out the entire capital base of the UK banking system in 2006 could now be fully absorbed by the top-up capital buffers alone. ...
Only a big-spending budget can save us from years of low interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 5th of August 2017 04:00:16 PM
....”. Earlier Mark Carney, the governor, appeared to agree, saying: “In terms of the overall position of households, there is an ability to withstand an adjustment to monetary policy if it’s appropriate. ...
SHOCK WARNING: Interest rates could soon RISE, Bank of England deputy says image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Friday 4th of August 2017 04:00:00 PM
....The cost of debt and borrowing is set to rise faster than markets are currently expecting, Ben Broadbent said. Mark Carney's right-hand man said rising inflation and a strong economy could mean a rate hike sooner rather than later. ...
Don't relax rules on City after Brexit, Mark Carney warns image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of August 2017 05:00:19 PM
....The governor of the Bank of England has predicted that the financial sector could double in size to be 20 times as big as GDP within the next 25 years, but warned that the government must hold its nerve and resist pressure to water down regulation after Brexit. Speaking to the Guardian to mark the 10th anniversary of the start of the global financial crisis in August 2007, Mark Carney said a thriving City meant more jobs, tax revenues and exports. ...
'It's hard to remember how fraught it was': Mark Carney on the credit crunch image
....When the financial crisis started in August 2007, the reaction of many of the participants was similar to that of the first world war generals in August 1914: they thought it would all be over by Christmas. Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, said that when the markets started to seize up, some of the major players reckoned it was just a blip and that things would soon be back to normal. ...
Brexit is putting firms off giving pay rises, says Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 3rd of August 2017 11:13:47 AM
.... It cut the growth outlook for this year and next, raised its inflation forecast for the months ahead and cut its predictions for wage growth. Presenting the forecasts, the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, said the pound’s sharp fall after the Brexit vote had raised the cost of imports to the UK and consumers were feeling the pain of higher prices. ...
UK economy is about to surge back to life, says leading forecaster image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of August 2017 11:01:30 PM
.... It is expected to present a gloomier outlook for the economy than NIESR after the economy failed to rebound from a weak start to the year. The Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, shocked financial markets in June when he warned that continued growth in the UK economy would eventually lead to higher interest rates, but is not expected to say this week that it will come as early as next spring. ...
Bank of England staff to strike for first time in 50 years after talks fail image
....Members of Unite working in departments including maintenance and security will walk out for three days in a dispute over pay. The union, which is protesting at the imposition of a below-inflation pay offer, blamed the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, for the failure of the talks, held at the conciliation service Acas. ...
Last-minute talks bid to halt first Bank of England strike in 50 years image
.... However, the action has been delayed for a day to allow late talks via the conciliation service, Acas, and is now scheduled to last between Tuesday and Thursday if talks fail. Protesters are planning to gather outside the Bank’s headquarters in Threadneedle Street, in the heart of the City of London, on Tuesday wearing masks of Governor Mark Carney and holding placards and flags stating: “Bank of England staff want fair pay. ...
Chancellor appoints Sir David Ramsden to Bank of England deputy role image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 27th of July 2017 05:28:15 PM
....The chancellor said Sir David, who is the Treasury’s chief economic adviser, would take up the role as deputy governor of markets and banking, making him Threadneedle Street’s eyes and ears on the banking sector while also giving him a position on the nine-strong monetary policy committee (MPC). City analysts said they expected Sir David, who advised Hammond and former chancellor George Osborne on the government’s austerity programme, to vote with the bank’s governor Mark Carney and the majority of the MPC to hold interest rates when he takes up his post on 4 September. ...
Britons sit on ‘ticking time bomb’ as interest rates HIKE risks financial security image
.... . Bank governor Mark Carney and MPC members are torn over the pace of future rate hikes but pressure is rising, especially with the US Federal Reserve hiking rates four times since 2015. ...
Bank of England warns of complacency over big rise in personal debt image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 24th of July 2017 05:40:59 PM
....Brazier’s said there were “classic signs” of lenders thinking the risks were lower following a prolonged period of good economic performance and low losses on loans. The first signs of the Bank’s anxiety about consumer debt came from its governor, Mark Carney, a month ago, but Brazier’s comments marked a ratcheting up of Threadneedle Street’s rhetoric. ...
HBOS inquiry: the time for delays is over | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 06:28:07 PM
....” As some have pointed out, the choice feels wrong because Caroline Bingley in Pride and Prejudice doesn’t believe what she’s saying and is just trying to impress Mr Darcy. What would have a better choice? In light of governor Mark Carney’s warnings about the dangers created by the UK’s “lost decade” and the lack of growth in incomes, try this from the selfish Mary Crawford in Mansfield Park: “A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of. ...
Jane Austen banknote unveiled – with strange choice of quotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 01:40:23 PM
.... He is reading a book, so she sits next to him and pretends to read alongside him. Speaking at Winchester Cathedral, the Bank of England’s governor, Mark Carney, explained why Austen was chosen – and the technical aspects of the notes. ...
Lower fuel prices slow pace of UK inflation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of July 2017 08:56:34 AM
.... “Even if inflation does recover, the decision to hike rates still hinges on the growth outlook. “Bank of England governor Mark Carney recently suggested that the Bank needs to see stronger investment and a recovery in wage growth before tightening policy. ...
UK inflation figures will shine light on impact of pound's Brexit slide image
....6% when the UK voted to leave the EU in June 2016 but it has risen subsequently as a result of higher oil prices and dearer imports caused by the 12% decline in the value of the pound over the past 12 months. That has taken the annual inflation rate to its highest level in four years and close to the level where Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, would be forced to write a letter to the chancellor, Philip Hammond, explaining why Threadneedle Street had failed to keep the annual increase in the cost of living to within one percentage point of the government’s 2% target. ...
New £10 unveiled: Everything you need to know about the Jane Austen note image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Monday 17th of July 2017 09:53:00 PM
....The central design in the background is inspired by the 12 sided writing table, and writing quills, used by Jane Austen at Chawton Cottage. Bank of England boss Mark Carney revealed the Pride & Prejudice author would be on the note in 2013 - to the backdrop of twitter trolls attacking those who campaigned for it. ...
Aramco may be big, but fawning to Saudis diminishes London image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 16th of July 2017 06:00:14 AM
....Three committee members voted last month for an increase, but one of those has since left and new joiners are not known for voting against the consensus in their first few meetings. That means governor Mark Carney will say the inflation numbers are not bad enough to spur him and the rest of the committee into action, and most of his colleagues will nod in agreement. ...
Key Bank of England policymaker 'not ready' for interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 12th of July 2017 05:45:21 PM
....The Bank of England should resist increasing interest rates while the direction of the economy remains unclear, according to one of the central bank’s senior policymakers, an announcement that reduces the chances of a rate hike this year. Ben Broadbent, a close ally of BoE governor Mark Carney, said he was not ready to raise interest rates while the the bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) found it “very difficult” to judge whether there had been a significant improvement. ...
Bank of England: pay figures will fuel raging interest rate debate image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 9th of July 2017 09:10:15 AM
....25% to shore up the economy after a slow start to 2017. But more recently, the Bank’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, and the governor Mark Carney have suggested they may be more amenable to higher rates. ...
In other circumstances, we’d raise rates. But with Brexit looming, how can we? image
....Arguments for the Bank of England to raise interest rates are many and growing. It’s why an increasing number of Threadneedle Street policymakers have voted for a rise and even the governor Mark Carney has felt the need to hint that an increase is not too far away. ...
After Andrew Tyrie: the race to become the Commons’ new inquisitor general image
....Once seen as a consolation prize for MPs passed over for a cabinet seat, since the financial crisis of 2008 the occupant has become better known – and arguably more influential – than many ministers. The last chairman, Andrew Tyrie, won a reputation as Westminster’s inquisitor general after his relentless grillings of Mark Carney, Philip Hammond, government officials and countless bank bosses. ...
UK car sales fall in June for third month in a row image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 5th of July 2017 09:54:18 AM
....An explosion in cheap car finance deals has fuelled growth in consumer credit to such an extent that the sector has attracted scrutiny from the Bank of England and the Financial Conduct Authority. The Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, warned last week that the rapid increase in consumer credit was among “pockets of risk” in the financial system. ...
Bank of England's Michael Saunders: 'Prepare for higher interest rates' image
....5%. Against the backdrop of a consumer squeeze and sharp slowdown in growth, they were outvoted by the five other policymakers, including governor Mark Carney. ...
Bank of England faces first strike in five decades over pay dispute image
....The Bank of England faces the first strike at its Threadneedle Street headquarters in its history after members of the Unite union voted for four days of industrial action in a dispute over pay. Maintenance, security and the staff that look after the parlours – the central core of the Bank that contains the office of the governor, Mark Carney – will be striking for four consecutive days from 31 July. ...
We have fixed issues that caused financial crisis, says Mark Carney image
. Fundamental reforms undertaken since the US sub-prime mortgage market triggered the deepest global recession since the second world war have created a safer, simpler and fairer financial system, Mark Carney has said. ...
Can the Bank get Britain to kick its cheap credit habit? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 1st of July 2017 03:00:02 PM
....It slapped a demand for more than £11bn of extra reserves on the major lenders – just in case the current economic slowdown should trigger a rise in defaults. Governor Mark Carney also warned the lending industry that it should expect tougher rules on how it sells mortgages, car loans and credit cards should the current rise in borrowing rocket any further. ...
Household income falling at fastest rate since 1976 as UK savings rates crash image
....30 amid speculation that the Bank of England would be wary of adding to consumer pain by raising interest rates. Sterling had been edging higher after remarks by Threadneedle Street’s governor, Mark Carney, were seen as a hint that the first increase in interest rates in a decade would soon be announced. ...
Prepare for interest rates rise: Inflation could mean hike, says Bank of England economist image
....It's now thought Mr Haldane could switch his vote from a hold to rise at the next rate-setting meeting in August. Even Mr Haldane's boss Mark Carney appears to have changed his stance towards interest rates in recent days. ...
BoE economist wants to hear about hardship in the UK - first stop Wales image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 06:26:47 PM
.... But this is not the usual speechifying trip, addressing business audiences on the dry details of monetary policy. Instead Haldane – who some regard as a potential successor to the governor of the Bank, Mark Carney – is in listening mode, on the first leg of a nationwide tour that is aiming to feed the everyday experiences of ordinary households into monetary policymaking. ...
HSBC ends up but FTSE ends lower image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of June 2017 04:05:38 PM
....1365 euros. On Wednesday, the pound had jumped by nearly 1% after the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, suggested that interest rates could rise if business investment grows. ...
Banks should disclose lending to companies with carbon-related risks, says report image
....Banks should disclose lending to companies with carbon-related risks, according to recommendations in a new report by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The TCFD report – part of a G20 initiative led by governor of the Bank of England Mark Carney and former mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg – outlines how companies should disclose climate-related information in their financial filings, with the aim of allowing economies to properly value climate-related risks. ...
Google fine: EU is not waging underhand trade war against ​​US tech firms | Nils Pratley image
....4bn of capital over the next 18 months to cover lending mistakes that, in practice, may or may not materialise. Wouldn’t it be easier to raise interest rates as a way to tell overstretched consumers to go easy on the credit? It could still come to that in theory – “monetary policy is the last line of defence to address financial stability issues”, the governor, Mark Carney, reminded his audience – but the Bank’s tweak with the buffers is a better formula. ...
UK banks ordered to hold more capital as consumer debt surges image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 27th of June 2017 09:44:48 AM
.... Lending conditions in the mortgage market are becoming easier. And lenders may be placing undue weight on the recent performance of loans in benign conditions,” said Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. ...
Central banks raise alarm over new crash after steep rise in lending image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 10:30:27 AM
....Angela Merkel, bruised from Trump’s decision to reject the Paris climate change deal, is understood to be keen to get the US to sign up to tough regulations on banks put forward by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), an arm of the G20. Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor and boss of the FSB, wrote to Berlin in March demanding greater efforts to tackle the riskier parts of the financial system. ...
Maxed-out consumers of concern to Bank of England image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 25th of June 2017 06:00:22 AM
....This week it will be the turn of the Bank’s financial policy committee to hold forth. Its twice-yearly financial stability report will be presented by the governor, Mark Carney, on Tuesday and he is likely to use the health check to highlight the problem of consumer debt burdens in the UK. ...
Uber and the ‘brogrammers’ feel the consequences of changing the world image
....This week was particularly confusing for anyone who tries to read the Threadneedle Street runes. On Tuesday morning at the Mansion House in the City of London, Mark Carney was clearly worried about the impact of Brexit, Britain’s low productivity and slow wages growth. ...
London could lose out as ECB seeks control of euro clearing after Brexit image
....It builds upon the report from the European commission earlier this month which fell short of forcing the relocation of euro clearing after Brexit but would allow tougher regulation of “systemically” important amounts of trade being conducted by clearing houses outside the remaining 27 members of the EU. In a speech this week, Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, outlined the scale of the clearing market. ...
Inflation needs to be checked with rate increase, says MPC member image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 22nd of June 2017 06:01:21 PM
. A Bank of England policymaker has heaped further pressure on Mark Carney, the governor, with a warning that the central bank’s policymakers have failed to spot an inflationary spiral that needs to be choked off with an immediate increase in interest rates. ...
Low wages are 'return to pre-industrial Britain', says Bank of England economist image
....”. Haldane, whose speech revealed differences with the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, over interest rates, said the read-across from pre-industrial Britain to the 21st century was not exact but that there were parallels with today’s gig economy. ...
Bank of England rift as chief economist ponders interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 11:09:59 AM
. Signs of a deepening rift on the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee have emerged after Threadneedle Street’s chief economist revealed he seriously considered opposing the governor, Mark Carney, and voting for an interest rate rise earlier this month. ...
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick should have gone years ago | Nils Pratley image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of June 2017 10:01:21 AM
....It’s the big bust-up in Threadneedle Street: the governor of the Bank of England versus the chief economist. Mark Carney says “now is not the time” to raise interest rates whereas Andy Haldane thinks it would be best to get on with the job “relatively soon”. ...
SFO has clear public interest in pursuing Barclays case | Nils Pratley image
....It’s one thing for colleagues to have a dig at Boris Johnson, but it seems the foreign secretary is now also fair game for the governor of the Bank of England. “Before long, we will all begin to find out the extent to which Brexit is a gentle stroll along a smooth path to a land of cake and consumption,” said Mark Carney. ...
Bank of England says interest rates should be kept on hold amid Brexit uncertainty image
....Fears that the start of Brexit negotiations will damage the economy mean that interest rates should remain at their record-low level, the governor of the Bank of England has said. Mark Carney said he would want to see how businesses, financial markets and consumers reacted to the reality of the UK’s looming departure from the EU before changing his view. ...
Brexit critic joins Bank of England interest rate-setting committee image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 03:47:58 PM
.... Forbes was one of three members voting for an increase in borrowing costs at this month’s meeting. The other five, including the governor, Mark Carney, voted to leave interest rates at 0. ...
Did you hear the one about the inequality and the thinktank? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of June 2017 11:28:57 AM
.... One of the hawks, Kristin Forbes, leaves the monetary policy committee at the end of the month – but investors will be hoping to hear from the other two, Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders, soon. They will certainly hear from the governor – Mark Carney – this week, as on Tuesday he and chancellor Philip Hammond will be delivering their Mansion House speeches, cancelled last week after the Grenfell Tower fire. ...
City's Mansion House dinner cancelled after Grenfell Tower fire image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 01:46:46 PM
....The prime minister and the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, have visited the site of the fire. At the Mansion House event, Mark Carney, the Bank of England governor, was expected to talk to the audience about the importance of international trade, just days before the start of Brexit talks next week. ...
Bank of England doves right to thwart hawks seeking interest rate rise image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 01:18:37 PM
....9%, well above the government’s 2% target and higher than the Bank anticipated in its May inflation report. Inflation is heading above 3%, at which point the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, will have to write an explanatory letter to the chancellor, Philip Hammond. ...
Bank of England edges closer to increasing UK interest rates image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 15th of June 2017 11:11:41 AM
....Since the Brexit vote the Bank’s committee of rate-setters has been forced into a balancing act between keeping import-fuelled inflation in check and providing support to the economy as uncertainty and a squeeze on incomes bites. The five policymakers voting to leave interest rates on hold at June’s meeting, including the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, appeared to be more worried about a slowdown in consumer spending as households grapple with rising prices and meagre wage growth. ...
Labour’s hope doesn’t usually play well in an age of anxiety image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 27th of May 2017 04:00:32 PM
....There will be other factors playing on people’s minds. The prospect of higher interest rates (which won’t happen, despite the Bank of England governor Mark Carney threatening them) will suggest a further squeeze on incomes, as will five more years of austerity under a Tory government. ...
Bank of England governor falls for email prank but maintains his composure image
. The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, has fallen victim to an online prankster who got him to joke about one of his predecessor’s supposed drinking habits. ...
If London subsidises the rest of the UK, where does that leave Scotland? | Nils Pratley image
.... This news is mildly reassuring. It is alarming, however, that a mischievous web designer can reach Mark Carney by using a humble Hotmail account. ...
Brexit clouds gather over Chelsea flower show as sponsorship wilts image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 19th of May 2017 05:57:59 PM
....Last year, the newly married Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall were snapped walking hand in hand among the blooms in a rare public outing. Perennial attendees include the former Marks & Spencer chief executive Sir Stuart Rose, as well as Lord Myners, WPP boss Sir Martin Sorrell, the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, former Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman, Stephen Fry, Ringo Starr and Dame Judi Dench. ...
Reality Check: What's been going on with pay? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 15th of May 2017 02:49:56 PM
....However, it may also be argued that it just shows more stable jobs tend to be better paid. Bank of England governor Mark Carney warned last week that "wages won't keep up with prices" this year, meaning "a more challenging time for British households". ...
BT deserves credit – clawing back boss's bonus is common sense | Nils Pratley image
.... As with Patterson’s non-bonus and PwC’s exit, it’s what we expect. Some say Mark Carney will never get the chance to raise interest rates during his term as governor of Bank of England, which is due to end in June 2019. ...
Living abroad? What does the Bank of England rate decision mean for you? image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 03:49:00 PM
....”. BoE Governor Mark Carney was questioned about whether the current level of stimulus is required in light of how well the UK has been holding up in the face of Brexit uncertainty. ...
Bank of England warns Brexit vote will damage living standards image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 11th of May 2017 11:14:34 AM
....The Bank of England has warned households that living standards will fall this year as the effect of the Brexit vote works its way through to higher prices and meagre pay deals. Presenting a sober assessment of the economic outlook just weeks before the general election on 8 June, the Bank’s governor Mark Carney predicted living standards could start to recover in 2018 but , in the meantime, inflation would be higher than pay growth this year making it a “more challenging time” for households. ...
The Guardian view on the Bank of England: independence and accountability | Editorial image
....The Bank is now in the strange position where it is both stronger and more vulnerable than it has ever been. The criticism aimed at Mark Carney, the Bank’s governor, for his comments during the Scottish and EU referendums are merely a foretaste of what it can expect if another crisis erupts in the next few years. ...
UK economy gets boost as service sector growth hits four-month high image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 4th of May 2017 11:14:24 AM
....The reports will provide more mixed signals for the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee to debate when it meets to set interest rates and publish its latest forecasts for the UK economy next week. The Bank, under governor Mark Carney, has repeatedly said it faces a trade-off between keeping inflation under control and supporting growth and jobs. ...
Good and bad news from an economy in uncharted territory image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 29th of April 2017 03:00:02 PM
....Consumers are borrowing moreOne of the puzzles for policymakers last year was the resilience of consumer spending in the face of rising inflation. Bank of England governor Mark Carney noted that households appeared to be “entirely looking through Brexit-related uncertainties” but he suggested they were going on a borrowing binge in order to keep up spending levels. ...
No Bank balance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 28th of April 2017 04:25:28 PM
.... . And it is fair to say the Bank, and its governor, Mark Carney, are bothered. ...
Andrew Tyrie to stand down as Conservative MP after 20 years image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 25th of April 2017 05:33:38 PM
....Westminster is to lose one its most feared interrogators after Andrew Tyrie – the bane of prime ministers, chancellors, bankers and economists – made the surprise announcement that he is standing down as an MP. After crossing swords with David Cameron, George Osborne, Mark Carney, Lord Chilcott and countless City bankers, Tyrie said he was quitting as Conservative MP for Chichester after two decades representing the seat. ...
UK inflation stays at three-year high of 2.3% image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 11th of April 2017 10:42:20 AM
....One of the nine members on the Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC), outgoing policymaker Kristin Forbes, voted for a rate rise in March. But the Bank’s governor, Mark Carney, and other policymakers have indicated they are happy to tolerate inflation being above their government-set target in return for supporting growth and safeguarding jobs with low borrowing costs. ...

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