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BoE’s Andy Haldane: Digital currencies could cut risk and boost lending

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane said inflation could rise by more than expected as progress on Covid-19 vaccines and huge amounts of

November 29, 2020

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey backed chancellor Rishi Sunak’s approach to the public finances, saying he is right to

November 26, 2020
BoE’s Andy Haldane: Digital currencies could cut risk and boost lending

Digital currencies could reduce risk in the financial system and aid monetary policy with interest rates close to rock bottom,

November 18, 2020
Andrew Bailey Bank of England UK economy coronavirus vaccine

Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey has called the development of seemingly effective coronavirus vaccines “a big step forward” for

November 17, 2020

Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe has said it is not the bank’s job to protect other banks from

November 13, 2020
Christine Lagarde European Central Bank ECB coronavirus interest rates

The ECB will use its emergency bond-buying and ultra-cheap loans to banks as the primary instruments to control financing costs,

November 12, 2020
Andrew Bailey Bank Of England BoE

Developments in the ongoing trade talks between the UK and EU could affect the chance of the Bank of England’s

November 12, 2020
bank of england boe negative interest rates

Bank of England policymaker Silvana Tenreyro said there was “positive evidence” that negative interest rates could help banks and the

November 11, 2020
Bank of England launches bigger than expected stimulus ahead of new lockdown

The Bank of England will inject £150bn more stimulus into the UK economy to help it handle a new England-wide

November 5, 2020
Bank of England to ‘look into’ suspected leak of stimulus decision

The Bank of England will “look into” a suspected leak of its monetary policy decision to The Sun newspaper, which

November 5, 2020
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The Bank of England (BoE) has moved the announcement of its November interest rates decision forward to avoid it clashing

November 4, 2020
Four things to watch as the Bank of England sets interest rates

The Bank of England’s group of interest rate-setters will announce their latest monetary policy decision tomorrow, albeit virtually. Since the

November 4, 2020

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