Mark Carney

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Bank of England holds the base rate at 0.5 per cent

14 July 2016 12:10

So, the Bank of England didn’t do it: against market expectations that there would be a cut, the base rate…

Mark Carney Begins Role As New Governor Of Bank Of England

Will Mark Carney Brexit by Christmas?

13 July 2016 12:49

Critics say the Bank of England put itself under suspicion by entering the referendum fray. Now Mark Carney says its…

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Mark Carney clashes with Jacob Rees-Mogg over BoE’s Brexit warnings

12 July 2016 13:12

Jacob Rees-Mogg and Mark Carney’s clash at this morning’s Treasury Committee was a masterclass in passive aggressiveness veiled in pleases…

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Mark Carney should admit that the Bank of England fell for Project Fear

5 July 2016 12:53

A stable government, led by a good-looking modernising liberal. A free trade agreement that gives it unrestricted access to the…

Mark Carney uses interest rate decision to put the boot in over Brexit again

16 June 2016 12:36

The Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates pegged at 0.5 per cent won’t surprise anyone. What is more…

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Bank of England Brexit bust-up shows the referendum campaign is getting nastier

16 June 2016 9:21

With a week to go until the referendum, nerves are running high in both the ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ campaigns. This…

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Mervyn King hits out at ‘wildly exaggerated claims’ in referendum ‘debate’ – ‘the government has to take some responsibility’

29 May 2016 19:37

Although Mark Carney has warned that a Brexit is the ‘biggest domestic risk to financial stability’, his predecessor Mervyn King…

Today in audio: Fallon says Putin would ‘Vote leave’

24 May 2016 17:34

Vladimir Putin’s name has popped up again in the Brexit debate. This time, however, it wasn’t the Prime Minister suggesting…

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If Brexit solves the housing crisis, bring it on

23 May 2016 22:30

It is, at times, unclear that George Osborne is aware that the under-30s are voting in this EU referendum. When…

The IMF serves up more Project Fear – and it’s working

13 May 2016 13:18

Another day, another warning about the economic bombshell which would follow Brexit. This time it’s the turn of the IMF.…

Mark Carney isn’t butting out of the Brexit debate any time soon

12 May 2016 13:21

The Bank of England isn’t going to butt out of the Brexit debate any time soon it seems. Today’s interest…

Mark Carney wades into Brexit debate again

19 April 2016 16:58

Whatever might be said about the Governor of the Bank of England, it’s hard to fault his persistence. Mark Carney…

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Mark Carney abandons even a hint of interest rate rise. Is Britain trapped in the zero era?

19 January 2016 15:20

It’s just as well that Mark Carney is Bank of England governor: he’d have made a lousy forecaster. In August 2013 he…

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Mark Carney must avoid becoming the Tony Blair of central banking

5 November 2015 12:05

Just about anyone, except it seems for the Bank of England’s forecasting department, could have seen this one coming. When…

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Revealed: how Jeremy Corbyn caused a scene at the China state banquet

27 October 2015 11:47

Last week Jeremy Corbyn appeared to be on his best behaviour when he attended the state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honour…

Mark Carney makes a speech at The Sheldonian Theatre in the University of Oxford on October 21, 2015 in Oxford, United Kingdom.

Mark Carney should avoid the EU referendum and stick to plain monetary economics

22 October 2015 7:45

Governor Mark Carney is no orator, and whoever puts the fancy metaphors into his speech drafts really ought to desist. In…

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Mark Carney may have unwittingly strengthened the case for leaving the EU

21 October 2015 19:12

I suspect that Mark Carney set out to strengthen the case for Britain staying in the European Union with his…

Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, speaks during a panel discussion at the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF) annual meetings in Lima, Peru, on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015.

Will Mark Carney’s intervention set the tone for the EU referendum?

20 October 2015 8:03

In 48 hours’ time, Mark Carney will make an intervention on Britain’s membership of the European Union. According to this…

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The real ‘Super Thursday’ will be when interest rates rise

6 August 2015 12:23

Turn-up. Eat lunch. Swap a few pleasantries with the other people in the room, leave interest rates on hold, and…

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People are avoiding retirement because of low interest rates. Who can blame them?

14 May 2015 17:11

‘Bank of England says that migrants are holding down wages’ the headlines screamed this morning. Yet Mark Carney, when interviewed…

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Up the workers!

14 August 2014 13:08

Mr S was interested to read that Mark Carney has sounded the alarm on low wage growth. In light of…

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Interest rates are poised to rise – which means we’ll find out how much of the recovery is real

13 June 2014 16:10

Mark Carney’s hefty hint that interest rates could rise sooner than markets anticipate is politically awkward but important, as until…

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An EU referendum isn’t ‘bad for the economy’ – businesses want it to happen

18 February 2014 10:30

Mark Carney has been a very successful Governor of the Bank of England. Since coming to office in June last…

Bank Of England Cut Interest Rates To All Time Low

The Battle for Threadneedle Street

30 January 2014 16:13

I thought it obvious that Mark Carney’s trip to Scotland yesterday was a bad day for Alex Salmond and the…

Alex Salmond writes a cheque – in pounds sterling – he cannot honour

29 January 2014 9:52

As I type this, Alex Salmond and Mark Carney are chowing over porridge at Bute House, the First Minister’s official…