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Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney's First Year - The 12 Things You Should Know

01/07/2014 06:59 BST | Updated 01/07/2014 09:59 BST

July 1st marks the end of Mark Carney's first year as governor of the Bank of England, and the Canadian central banker has kept himself busy.

Over the last 12 months, the ex-Goldman Sachs banker has battled to make clear that interest rates will stay low, that he was keeping a watch on Britain's property market, and that the Bank was a sharper organisation under his watch.

See also: 9 reasons why Canada is better than Britain

How has Carney done as the third most powerful man in Britain, behind only the Prime Minister and the Chancellor? HuffPost UK has drawn up a list of the 12 things you need to know about his first year.

Mark Carney's 1st Year