The Bank Of England has refused to reveal the two other figures it considered featuring on banknotes instead of Jane Austen
Mervyn King was given a £10,000 painting of himself as a leaving present by the Bank of England, along with a £597 silver
Mark Carney, the new Bank of England governor, took time off this weekend to relax at the Wilderness music festival. Once
The Royal Bank Of Scotland revealed today that New Zealander Ross McEwan would take over from Yorkshireman Stephen Hester
City birdwatchers were on the lookout for the Bank of England's doves and hawks today. All eyes were focused on what new
As the first non-British Governor in the Bank's 319 year history, the problems Carney faces are great. He faces an economy where - five years on from the crisis - GDP is forecast to grow by just 0.9 per cent in 20131, despite prolific efforts from the government and the Bank of England, using tools such as the unconventional monetary policy of quantitative easing. Carney himself stated that he was "going where the challenges are greatest".
Outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King is being made a peer, Downing Street has confirmed. Prime Minister David
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.
Women deserve recognition for their contribution to national life and to the economy; Britain deserves to present at least the appearance of an equal and progressive society; but with its current management, the Bank of England looks both ungracious and reactionary.
Sir Mervyn King has called for an end to the demonisation of bankers over the financial crash, insisting the problem was