New Bank of England governor Mark Carney will become one of the most powerful central bankers in the world on Monday when
Mark Carney is the shining star of the world's central bank transfer market, so to speak. It may be arch to say that his move from the Bank of Canada to the Bank of England is similar to a footballer wanting to try his hand in the Premiership given the strength of the competition here.
George Osborne has been criticised for failing to set out any concrete steps to promote economic growth or tackle tax avoidance
The importance of these figures isn't whether or not we have entered a triple dip, but that the UK economy is stuck in a rut. Real GDP remains 2.6 per cent below its peak level five years ago and has increased by just 0.4 per cent over the last two and a half years. After five years, this is disappointing news not only for the government but for businesses and consumers, who are experiencing a continued squeeze on their living standards.
Britain is expected to narrowly dodge a triple-dip recession in keenly-awaited figures due on Thursday, but there will be
I will leave the intricate takedowns of the coalition's housing, corporation tax and fuel duty escalator plans for the broadsheet newspapers - they do it better than most everyone else. I wish to focus on the macro side of things and, in particular, the role of the Bank of England in this year's and further budgets.
The Bank of England has chosen Andrew Bailey to be Mark Carney's deputy governor when he steps into the role later this year
The incoming governor of the Bank of England has stressed he has no aspirations to "be an emperor" in his new role, saying
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The last time a good-looking Canadian of Irish descent took a bank job in Britain he made a great success of it. Matthew Barrett ran the Bank of Montreal then Barclay's Bank, This time, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of Canada, has landed Britain's most prestigious banking job as Governor of the Bank of England.