Bank of England

What Has Become of the £375Billion Created by the Bank of England Under Quantitative Easing?

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

Politicians and opinion-formers, please stop listening to the "moneymen". Go back to first principles and start using some common sense.

Germany Won't Be Happy With What Mark Carney Just Said

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Jack Sommers | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has attacked the Eurozone's efforts to restore its economy as "timid", urging it to make a "bold" move towards sh...

Cameron Gets Really Good Economy News... Just In Time For PMQs

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Politics

David Cameron has received a well-timed political boost ahead of Prime Minister's Questions today after official figures revealed that unemployment ha...

Carney Prepares To Grovel To Osborne

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Politics

Inflation has fallen below 1% in December, according to official figures, leaving Mark Carney with the embarrassing task of writing a letter to George...

The Bank Of England Had No Idea The Crash Was Coming

Press Association | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Politics

The Bank of England congratulated itself on its handling of market turmoil during the early stages of the financial crisis, just a day before it was c...

Asa Bennett

Carney Could Hike Interest Rates Next Year, Should You Worry?

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.12.2014 | UK Politics

In 2015, the Bank of England could do something that it has refused to do over 70 times in succession, in a decision that would impact on millions of ...

The Poll That Osborne Really Doesn't Want You To See

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Politics

Labour have signed up to George Osborne's new charter for budget responsibility, despite dismissing it as “a silly political stunt”. Leaving as...

Who Should Be Afraid of 'Amelia'?

Oggy Boytchev | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Tech
Oggy Boytchev

This entity speaks a robotic language, it is well versed in parliamentary procedure and his or her head is full of weird terminology, rules and regulations. Career politicians beware, Amelia is ready to take your job! She can give straight answers to straight questions. So, what is there for you to do?

Osborne Hopes You Don't Notice His Massive Political Humiliation

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennet | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Politics

George Osborne has quietly dropped his legal fight against the EU's bank bonus cap while attention is diverted on the Rochester by-election. The Ch...

And You Thought The Pay Squeeze Was Finally Over...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Politics

Britons will have to wait a bit longer to feel the benefit of the pay squeeze ending, as official new figures indicate any wage gains have been comple...

You May Finally Earn A Bit More For The First Time In 5 Years

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Politics

The pay squeeze may be nearing its end as new official figures indicate that the growth in wages is now outstripping prices for the first time in five...

Carney Doesn't Care If He Hurts Osborne's Election Chances

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Politics

The governor of the Bank of England has rubbished suggestions that he is set to keep interest rates on hold until next autumn in order to help George ...

What Cap? Here's Why Bankers Will Get Away With Bumper Bonuses

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Politics

Top bankers who get bonuses higher than allowed under EU law will get away with their awards, as it is "too far into this year", according to a senior...

Got A Mortgage? Carney Definitely Won't Ruin Your Christmas...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Politics

Bank of England officials have decided to keep interest rates low, fearing that rising them too quickly could "leave the economy vulnerable to shocks"...

We're On The Verge Of Becoming A 'Permanently Divided' Nation

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 20.10.2014 | UK Politics

Britain is on the verge of becoming a "permanently divided" nation with the poorest in society left behind, a major new report has warned. In a sta...

Top BoE Offical Goes All '50 Shades Of Grey' With Verdict On UK Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England's chief economist has raised eyebrows by suggesting that interest rates could stay lower for longer as the economy is "writhing in...

Asa Bennett

RBS Boss Fears You're Not Prepared For Interest Rate Rises

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.10.2014 | UK Politics

Mortgage holders may not be able to cope with the extra financial pressure when interest rates rise, Royal Bank of Scotland's chief executive has war...

Asa Bennett

Bank Of England Deputy Has A Rather Stark Warning About The Banks

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Politics

The world needs to better co-ordinate its financial regulations in order to avoid another banking crisis, Bank of England deputy governor Jon Cunliffe...

Bank Of England Actually Had Some Dramatic Plans If Scotland Voted Yes...

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney stood ready to flood the financial markets with millions of pounds in extra emergency funding if Scotland voted for independence, it has e...

Saving Up? Carney Is Still Not Going To Help You...

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England left interest rates on hold at 0.5% today amid increasing concerns that the recovery is slowing. Bank governor Mark Carney has ...

Interest Rates To Remain At Historic Low

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

Interest rates are expected to remain on hold tomorrow as signs of slowing economic growth and a cooling housing market ease pressure on the Bank of E...

Here's Why You May Not Need To Worry About A Housing Bubble

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK

The housing market showed further signs of a cool-down in September and the trend towards softer property price growth is likely to continue into 2015...

A Tory Eurosceptic Has Threatened To 'Punish' Pro-EU Businesses

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Politics

One of the Tories' most outspoken Eurosceptic MPs has said pro-EU businesses should be "punished" if they are seen to be "meddling in politics". In...

Asa Bennett

Ex-Bank Of England Official Slams Labour's 'Very Disruptive' Mansion Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Politics

Labour's plan to hit houses worth over £2 million with a so-called 'mansion tax' would be "very disruptive" and hurt house prices, one of Britain's t...

Why Interest Rates Could Rise 'More Quickly'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England may "have to move more quickly" to raise interest rates if the economic recovery does not see productivity increase along with wag...