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Asia’s premier markets opened strongly this morning after the Bank of Japan announced it would buy an unlimited amount of government bonds in order to protect the country’s economy from the coronavirus pandemic.

2020 is going to be a record year for the corporate bonds market. New issue investment grade volume in the

August 26, 2020
The former Governor of the Bank of England has warned that it would be premature for the UK’s central bank to expand the quantitative easing scheme too early

The former Governor of the Bank of England has warned that it would be premature for the UK’s central bank

August 3, 2020
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The chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has called on the Bank of England to lift curbs on dividends

July 3, 2020
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The High Court has ruled against Venezuela’s government in a legal battle over who controls  $1bn (£799m) of gold reserves

July 2, 2020
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The Bank of England will look at introducing climate change considerations when deciding which corporate bonds it buys, governor Andrew

July 1, 2020
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Bank of England interest rate-setter Jonathan Haskel said that indicators of rising unemployment in the UK caused by the coronavirus

July 1, 2020
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The UK’s economic outlook has improved slightly since May but the risk of high and persistent unemployment remains, the Bank

June 30, 2020
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The Bank of England and UK financial regulator today told banks and insurers to press ahead with analysing the impact

June 29, 2020
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Britain is unlikely to struggle to sell bonds at future debt auctions, the head of the UK’s Debt Management Office

June 24, 2020
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The UK economy is recovering slightly quicker than the Bank of England expected a month ago as the coronavirus lockdown

June 18, 2020
The European Union’s cap on banker bonuses introduced after the financial crisis a decade ago can help to curb excessive risk-taking, a Bank of England study showed

The Bank of England (BoE) this morning held interest rates at a record low and said it will expand its

June 18, 2020
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The Bank of England has held interest rates at a record low and will expand its bond-buying programme by £100bn

June 18, 2020

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