Mark Carney

Got Away With Your Bank Bonus After The Crash? Carney Won't Touch You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England has admitted that its bonus clawback scheme, trumpeted as "robust action to tackle inappropriate remuneration", will not apply to ...

Interest Rate Hawks Should Return to Their Nests

John Longworth | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK
John Longworth

The interest rate hawks are circling over Threadneedle Street. Should they choose to strike early or unexpectedly, the consequences for the UK's recovery and growth prospects will be significant.

You Need To Know How This Bank Governor Could Ruin Your Day

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Politics

Britons need to wake up to how much more financial pressure they could be put under when the Bank of England raises interest rates from the UK's histo...

Carney Says UK Economy Must Perform Like A Marathon Runner

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has declared that Britain needs the "hard work, dedication and perseverance" of an athlete to win the global "economic marathon". Speak...

Did Osborne Really Save The Economy? Bank Of England Doesn't Think So..

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England's prudent decisions after the financial crash helped ensure the UK's economic recovery took hold, a senior Bank economist has said...

UK House Prices Will Rise Even Faster Than You Thought

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

UK house prices could rise by as much as 9.1% this year as Britain's economic recovery takes hold, new research has indicated. Property website Rig...

Cheer Up, Your Boss Only Gets Paid 180 Times More Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics

Executive pay packets have now ballooned to nearly 180 times that of the average worker, a new report has found. The High Pay Centre think-tank use...

Carney Deputy Warns Housing Market Is 'Biggest Risk' To UK Economy

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Politics

The housing market remains the "biggest risk' to Britain's economy, Bank of England deputy governor Sir Jon Cunliffe has warned. Cunliffe, who over...

Carney's First Year As BoE Chief - The 12 Things You Should Know

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Politics

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 ...

London Property Prices Have Not Jumped This Far In 11 Years

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK

London property prices soared at their fastest annual rate in 11 years in May, although Mark Carney urged Britons to stop obessing about when interest...

WATCH: Carney Thinks Cable's Mortgage Cap Would Ruin The Recovery

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Politics

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has dismissed Vince Cable's call to cap mortgages at three-and-a-half times a house-buyer's salary, warning that ...

Hoping To Buy Your First Home? Here's Why Carney May Have Ruined That

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney boasted that the Bank of England was acting on fears about Britain's roaring housing market by forcing lenders to hand out at most 15% of ...

Carney Admits His Own Plans To Cool The Housing Market Won't Do Much

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Politics

The Bank of England has admitted that its latest measures to rein in Britain's roaring property market will have "minimal" impact, as fears mount that...

Carney May Not Ruin Christmas For Mortgage Holders After All

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has poured cold water on his previous suggestion that the Bank of England could start raising interest rates by the end of the year. Th...

Is the Bank of England Just Making It Up as It Goes?

Asa Bennett | Posted 18.06.2014 | UK Politics
Asa Bennett

The Bank of England is getting a knack for sharp screeching U-turns, not ideal when governor Mark Carney's beloved "forward guidance" plan over the path of interest rates is meant to be clear and credible... Yet now it seems they're just making things up as they go.

Guess How Many Thousands It Costed For Mark Carney To Move Here?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney's move to Britain from Canada, costed £102,816, the Bank of England revealed in its latest annual report. The Bank of England governor...

Carney's New Battle Is Against Complacency

Jeremy Cook | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK
Jeremy Cook

One of the Mansion House speeches from George Osborne and Mark Carney on Thursday was set to grab the headlines. George Osborne's speech about increased regulation of currency markets has been a long time coming, with plans to extend legislation over LIBOR fixings to cover other benchmarks...

Interest Rates Could Rise Sooner Than You Think, Warns Carney

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Interest rates could rise in Britain from their historic five-year low of 0.5% sooner than expected, Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned. ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Break-Up Of Iraq?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 13.06.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 13 June 2014... 1) THE BREAK-UP OF IRAQ? Back in 2006, the influential US diplomat and veter...

Europe Takes Big Step To Keep Eurozone Alive As UK Stays Steady

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.06.2014 | UK Politics

Eurozone interest rates have been slashed again as European policymakers have taken dramatic steps to keep the revitalize the moribund economy, while ...

Coalition Still Failing To Stop Fat Cat Pay Booming

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Politics

Chief executives are still enjoying "runaway" growth in the size of their pay packets despite coalition efforts for restraint, a new study has found. ...

The Inequality Row: Has the Penny Dropped?

John Nickson | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK
John Nickson

Evidence of increasing inequality has been accumulating for 30 years. Taxes were reduced, the financial, property and IT sectors boomed and billionaires appeared. Since then, the number of billionaires based in Britain is reported to have increased tenfold to 104.

Carney Savages 'Disturbingly' Rich And Unethical Bankers

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Politics

Mark Carney has turned his fire on City greed and the problem of growing inequality as he called for more to be done to clamp down on scandal-hit fina...

Business Round-Up

Naomi Kerbel | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Naomi Kerbel

Missed out on the week's big business stories? Naomi Kerbel, Business News Editor at Sky News rounds up what's been making news, including the new tra...

Carney Faces BoE Split Over When To Raise Interest Rates

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Politics

Disagreement has broken out among Bank of England policymakers over when best to raise interest rates, in a sign that the unity among officials is cru...