Mark Carney

Jane Austen Banknote Was Meant To Address Controversy But Actually Sparks More Of It

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 18.07.2017 | UK

A new Jane Austen bank note that was meant to address controversy has actually sparked more of it with its choice of Austen quotation. After intense c...

Mark Carney Mocks Boris Johnson Over 'Pro-Cake' Brexit Policy

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Politics

Britain’s top banker took a dig at Boris Johnson today as he questioned whether Brexit would lead to “a land of cake and consumption.” The Forei...

What Next For Carney's Climate Task Force?

Sam Maule | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK
Sam Maule

As things stand then, under the Task Force's framework companies are unlikely to measure the risks of climate policy failure or rapid climate policy 'success'. That doesn't bode well for their management.

Brexit Briefing: Michael Fish, Apologetic Experts and Jenga

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your ...

The Waugh Zone January 12, 2017

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday, January 12… 1) THE INDEFINITE ARTICLE In one of his last acts as President, Barack Obama has tod...

A Japanese Insurance Firm Is Actually Replacing Its Workers With Artificial Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Tech

A Japanese insurance firm is set to replace 34 workers with an artificial intelligence (AI) system, lending weight to fears that robots will decimate ...

Climate Risk: What Gets Measured

Barry Gardiner | Posted 15.12.2016 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

Our call today to the stock exchanges of the world is to make it clear to their members that they must embrace proper disclosure and transparency of these climate related and sustainability risks. If they do not; they should know that we as politicians will be waiting with regulation.

'Stop Calling Me A 'Loser' And Start Doing Something Instead'

Gavin Kelly | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK
Gavin Kelly

Those who (like me) believe that open economies remain the best way of securing broadly-based prosperity need to take these wider questions of policy design and public consent seriously. Far more so than has been the case over the last generation, and in ways that will upset aspects of conventional thinking.

Is Your Job Among The 15m That Could Be Replaced By The 'Merciless' March Of Robots?

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK

Mark Carney has warned up to 15 million British jobs could be replaced by robots amid a “merciless” technological revolution - and economists are ...

The Bank Of England Spent £100k On A Party And People Aren't *Particularly* Happy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 27.11.2016 | UK

The Bank of England spent almost £100,000 of taxpayers’ money on its annual summer party, just weeks after the Brexit vote and as the country grapp...

Ed Balls Warns Brexiteers: Stop Undermining Bank Of England

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Politics

Central bankers like Mark Carney should give up some of their “political independence” in a bid to reassure the public they are on their side and ...

Mark Carney Finally Hits Back At Theresa May For Conference Speech

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Politics

The Governor of the Bank of England (BOE) has hit out at critics of central bankers, in an apparent swipe at Theresa May. Speaking at a select committ...

The Waugh Zone November 2, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 02.11.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, November 2… 1) MAX HEADROOM No.10 revealed to us yesterday that Philip Hammond had briefed th...

A Tory MP Thinks 'Biased' Mark Carney Should Have Gone As Bank Of England Governor Stays To 2019

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK

Mark Carney has earned praised after announcing he will remain as Governor of the Bank of England for another year in the face of “toxic” briefing...

PM Defies Brexiteers To Back Bank Governor Mark Carney

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Politics

Theresa May has given Bank of England Governor Mark Carney her full backing after attacks from Tory Eurosceptics who called him a ‘rockstar banker...

The Waugh Zone October 31, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Monday, October 31… 1) CUSTOMS & PRACTICE Greg Clark’s interview with Andrew Marr told us more about t...

Hey, Brexiteers - Leave Hammond And Carney Alone!

Andy Johnson-Creek | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Politics
Andy Johnson-Creek

It's been drummed into us that Brexit means Brexit. And now we hear that there is a 'Hard Brexit' and a 'Soft Brexit', with ideology seemingly having more of a say than what works for all. The details sound, and no doubt are, very complicated, and I certainly wouldn't have a clue where to start with sorting out a UK wide position, let alone negotiating for it.

Six Things We Know About Mark Carney After His Interview With Kids

The Huffington Post | Martha Gill | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Politics

On the Victoria Derbyshire Show today the governor of the Bank of England was interviewed by school kids. They found out rather a lot. Here are six th...

There's a Hole Where Economic Leadership Should Be: Here's What to Do

John Healey | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Politics
John Healey

A three-point rescue plan to help stop the housing crisis getting worse as a result of a post-Brexit shock, prevent a sharp slowdown in growth and provide some economic certainty. The Bank of England alone can't protect jobs and homes. If the Conservatives politicians can't offer economic leadership, then Labour must.

FTSE Surges As Carney Signals Interest Rates Could Be Slashed

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK

London's FTSE 100 Index powered ahead to its highest level for nearly a year as Bank of England boss Mark Carney signalled interest rates could be sla...

The Good News and the Bad News for the Post-Referendum Economy

Huw Macartney | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK
Huw Macartney

The good news then is that this is not likely to be a banking crisis like that which we witnessed in 2008. The bad news though is what comes after the initial 'shock' has passed. Because even if the Bank of England looks set to be able to weather the immediate storm inflicted by stock markets, the longer term implications look far less certain and far more challenging.

James O’Brien Scolds Brexiters Who Rubbished Experts But Now Listen To Them

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK

James O'Brien has launched a storming attack on people who voted in favour of Brexit for asking the Bank of England to steer the country through econo...

'Brexit': Mark Carney V Jacob Rees-Mogg Round 2

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Politics

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has faced accusations of coming under "undue influence" from George Osborne to champion the same "propaganda" on ...

The Death of the Political Establishment

Adam Hamdy | Posted 20.05.2017 | UK Politics
Adam Hamdy

David Cameron, George Osborne, and all the other figures who have predicted war and disaster if we vote to leave the EU have done a great disservice t...

Mark Carney: 'Brexit' Campaign In 'Denial'

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 15.05.2016 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has doubled-down on his warning of UK economic peril if Britain voted to leave the EU - claiming 'Brexit' campaigners were in "denial" ove...