Scotland's First Minister will have face-to-face talks with the latest Bank of England governor for the first time
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
Lloyds Banking Group and the Government acted in "bad faith" in the way Co-op was twice selected as the exclusive bidder for more than 600 Lloyds branches, MPs on the Treasury Committee have been told.
Darts World Championships: Mighty Michael van Gerwen avoids shock exit with comeback win over Gary Anderson
Saturday 28 December 2013
Adrian Lewis will join van Gerwen in the quarter-final's along with James Wade
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Bank of England rate-setters sent the pound surging today as they struck a bullish note on the recovery and hiked growth forecasts.
Saturday 29 June 2013
A new era at the Bank of England dawns tomorrow as Canadian Mark Carney takes the reins and prepares for his first decision on interest rates and money-printing within days.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Tuesday 25 June 2013
Sir Mervyn King saved the best to last. We had sailed through the minor issues such as the crisis of world capitalism, the indefinite wait for a “sustainable” recovery, and the shady lobbying by government of regulators on behalf of the banks, when he produced his coup de grâce: Jane Austen’s head could soon be on the tenner.
Outgoing Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King accuses George Osborne of lobbying on behalf of banks to weaken regulation
Tuesday 25 June 2013
George Osborne was challenged over whether he gave in to intense lobbying by bankers to force regulators to water down demands for banks to raise more capital to protect themselves against future shocks.
Saturday 22 June 2013
Sir Mervyn King’s last appearance at the annual bash in the Mansion House, known officially as the Lord Mayor’s banquet for the merchants and bankers of the City of London on Wednesday evening, was neither as warm nor as emotional as I expected – clearly the Governor’s persistent and well-directed criticism of banks has somewhat soured the relationship.
Thursday 20 June 2013
Sir Mervyn King, the outgoing Governor of the Bank of England, is to be made a life peer in recognition of his significant contribution to public service. He was personally nominated by the Prime Minister.
Friday 14 June 2013
Mr Tucker said he planned to spend time in academia in the US
Tuesday 04 June 2013
Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King said he was leaving the institution “in safe hands” as he signed off his final annual report before being succeeded by Canadian Mark Carney.
Monday 03 June 2013
Britain’s manufacturing malaise might finally be coming to an end after the strongest growth for more than a year in May, the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply said today.
Sunday 02 June 2013
Sir Mervyn King will bring down the curtain on 16 years of rate-setting this week as he chairs his final meeting of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC).
Sunday 19 May 2013
The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has warned that George Osborne's plan to boost the housing market is "too close for comfort" to a general state guarantee for mortgages.
Sunday 19 May 2013
Easing pain for motorists at the petrol pump and Chancellor George Osborne's Budget beer duty largesse should this week herald the first fall in inflation since last September.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
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