Mark Carney

Mark Carney finally gets it: the real risk is a Brexit boom

21 February 2017 16:00

It is possible that Mark Carney is not quite the last person to notice that the post-Brexit economy is positively…

The Bank of England is (slowly) overcoming its Brexophobia

2 February 2017 13:32

It has been clear for some time that the pre-referendum warnings made by Bank of England governor Mark Carney were…

Leak suggests EU will seek ‘special’ deal to access the City post-Brexit

13 January 2017 22:12

The Guardian has a very significant story on its front page tomorrow. It has obtained notes of a meeting that…

Mark Carney strikes a different tone on Brexit

11 January 2017 17:17

Mark Carney made himself some enemies during the referendum. It wasn’t only his gloomy prophecies that caused trouble. His willingness…

Mark Carney takes issue with Theresa May at Treasury select committee

15 November 2016 12:58

With Mark Carney stepping down from his role as governor of the Bank of England in 2019, it’s been widely reported that…

Don’t panic, Jacob Rees-Mogg will never replace Mark Carney

5 November 2016 12:00

For Mark Carney to have returned to-Canada after five years as Governor, as he originally planned, rather than serving until…

The Spectator podcast: Breaking the Bank

3 November 2016 12:35

On this week’s podcast, we discuss the fraught relationship between Mark Carney and Theresa May, the similarities between the sieges…

The Bank of England made a mistake. It should have admitted it

3 November 2016 12:34

The currency has been devalued by more than 30 per cent. Interest rates have been pushed all the way up…

What the papers say: The ‘posturing governor’ stays put

1 November 2016 10:06

Mark Carney’s decision to stay on as Bank of England Governor until 2019 has been widely welcomed. But not everyone is…

Mark Carney reveals his personal Brexit plan

31 October 2016 19:42

After days of speculation – and months of simmering tensions – over the Governor of the Bank of England’s future,…

The markets couldn’t care less whether Mark Carney stays or goes – and neither should we

31 October 2016 12:07

A crash in the pound, with sterling trading down at $1.15, and heading to parity. A spike in gilts, and…

What the papers say: Should Carney stay?

31 October 2016 10:26

Mark Carney’s appointment in 2013 as Governor of the Bank of England was almost universally applauded. Yet more recently Carney…

Could Jacob Rees-Mogg replace Mark Carney at the Bank of England?

23 October 2016 9:08

Will Mark Carney go or stay? On appointment in 2013, he indicated he would leave the Bank of England and…

It’s time for Mark Carney to go

22 October 2016 13:10

Oh dear. Mark Carney is irritated. His proud independence has been challenged. The Prime Minister had the temerity to admit…

Don’t listen to the doom-mongers: A rise in inflation isn’t some kind of crisis

18 October 2016 12:10

It takes quite a determined Cassandra to see the rise in Consumer Prices Index (CPI) from 0.6 per cent in…

Sending shockwaves around the world’s currency markets with Mark Carney

5 October 2016 12:04

If only all my stories had as much impact. My interview with Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of…

Mark ‘Carnage’ reveals what he would do with all the money in the world

19 September 2016 19:01

China could be hurtling towards a banking crisis, reports The Telegraph. Citing a report from international financial watchdog The Bank…

Mark Carney has a shot at redemption tomorrow. Will he take it?

14 September 2016 11:50

There are not many predictions that are safe to make in the financial markets. M&S’s results will always be disappointing…

‘Serene’ Mark Carney tries to take credit for Brexit bounceback

7 September 2016 17:16

How does Mark Carney feel about his ‘Project Fear’ warnings in the run-up to the referendum? His mild-mannered nemesis Jacob…

George Osborne’s gone, thank God. So why’s Mark Carney still around?

28 August 2016 8:00

Did you see that odd photo of George Osborne looking shifty, queuing up in the Vietnamese jungle for the chance…

Mark Carney’s referendum ‘uncertainty spike’ exposed as bluster

26 August 2016 12:02

In the runup to the referendum, we heard repeated warnings that, whatever the outcome of the actual vote, the damage…

The Bank of England has just taken a huge risk – on a Brexit boom

4 August 2016 16:00

Plunging output. The FTSE in freefall. A financial collapse. Unemployment rising rapidly and trade falling off a cliff. At first…

‘Stimulus now’: Bank of England cuts interest rate down to 0.25pc

4 August 2016 12:06

As expected, the Bank of England has cut base interest rates down to 0.25 per cent- the first movement since…

Money digest: Bad news for savers, good news for borrowers

2 August 2016 10:57

Savings accounts are disappearing rapidly as the expected cut to the base rate draws closer, says the Guardian. Moneyfacts, a…

Money digest: Britain braced for ‘Super Thursday’ interest rate cut

1 August 2016 10:44

Britain’s financial status could be downgraded this week amid reports the Bank of England will cut interest rates on Thursday. The…