Mark Carney

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mark Carney on his first day as Governor of the Bank of England. Picture: Getty

Miliband’s big speech challenge isn’t Mark Carney

17 January 2014 10:45

Even though Labour is quite clearly rather peeved by George Osborne’s minimum wage announcement, it is, in one way, a…

Britain is booming. So do we still need ultra-low interest rates?

7 January 2014 9:10

Car sales are up 11pc, making the FT splash this morning. House prices are soaring again, up 8pc last year.…

Carney may call for the end of Help to Buy sooner than you think

11 December 2013 11:44

Mark Carney’s speech to the Economics Club of New York yesterday made clear that very low interest rates now ‘put…

The economy is booming, says the Bank of England. So why won’t it raise rates?

13 November 2013 12:13

Yet another survey suggests that Britain is booming – this time, it’s from the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.…

Tax cuts R us! Ten points from David Cameron’s Marr interview

29 September 2013 12:43

Here’s what jumped out at me from David Cameron’s interview with Andrew Marr in Manchester this morning: Tax cuts: the…

Charm-y Carney shows his bookish side

2 September 2013 15:46

Mark Carney’s charm offensive continues. I hear that the new governor of the Bank of England was laying it on…

Institute of Directors trial the end of the suit

13 August 2013 17:43

Is this the end of business attire? The slow degradation of the standard issue suit has reached the Institute of…

The creepy cult of Mark Carney

13 August 2013 12:10

Of all the qualities one hopes for in a Bank of England Governor – a brilliant mind, the courage to…

AUDIO: Chris Bryant’s car crash Today interview puts more pressure on Ed Miliband

12 August 2013 9:14

Listen to Chris Bryant’s disastrous interview on Today earlier today: listen to ‘Chris Bryant on immigration and employment’ on Audioboo…

Interest rates set to stay low for the foreseeable future

7 August 2013 11:20

Mark Carney made his mark this morning. Moments ago, he opened his inflation report and issued his ‘forward guidance’, which…

The View from 22 — the men from the colonies running Britain, the rise of the Death Café and male toplessness

18 July 2013 10:57

Has the British establishment been taken over by men from the Commonwealth? What with a Canadian in charge of the…

Mark Carney on his first day as Governor of the Bank of England. Picture: Getty

What can we expect from Mark Carney?

1 July 2013 17:36

What the Mark Carney era may offer is a little bit more predictability on monetary policy. Under Mervyn King the…

Picture: Carla Millar

Sir Mervyn King to Mark Carney: You’re Worth It!

25 June 2013 13:23

Sir Mervyn King held an emotional farewell with the Treasury Select Committee this morning ahead of his move from the…

Mark Carney's arrival at the Bank of England will have far greater significance than yesterday's Budget. Picture: Getty

Forget beer and petrol: will MPs debate monetary policy today?

21 March 2013 10:40

MPs are debating the detail of the Budget today, and will doubtless pick over some of the lines from George…