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The Bank of England official warning women against home working

Not returning to the office will result in ‘two track’ career development, senior policymaker claims
12 Nov 2021
Is the Bank of England ‘bottling it’ over interest rates?
Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey
Business Briefing

Is the Bank of England ‘bottling it’ over interest rates?

The conundrum of when to raise interest rates is testing the mettle of central bankers
12 Nov 2021
Interest rates: why the long era of ever-cheaper finance is finally over
Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey
Expert’s view

Interest rates: why the long era of ever-cheaper finance is finally over

Bank of England is warning that hikes are ahead as inflation soars
8 Nov 2021
‘It is hard to justify the Bank of England misleading the market’
Governor of the Bank of England Andrew Bailey
Instant Opinion

‘It is hard to justify the Bank of England misleading the market’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
5 Nov 2021
Second lockdown ‘will push UK into double-dip recession’
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In Brief

Second lockdown ‘will push UK into double-dip recession’

Experts predict further GDP fall of up to 10%
2 Nov 2020
Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected
The Bank of England in London
In Depth

Negative interest rates: how your finances could be affected

Money experts share their views and advice
19 Oct 2020
UK firms axe at least 10,000 staff in two days
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In Brief

UK firms axe at least 10,000 staff in two days

Many thousands of further redundancies are expected
2 Jul 2020

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Bank of England predicts V-shaped economic recovery
Bank of England
In Brief

Bank of England predicts V-shaped economic recovery

Britain rebounding ‘sooner and faster’ than expected - but unemployment poses threat
1 Jul 2020
What is quantitative easing?
Bank of England
In Depth

What is quantitative easing?

Bank of England expands crisis programme to £300bn amid coronavirus chaos
19 Jun 2020
Britain sells first ever bonds with minus rates
Bank of England
In Brief

Britain sells first ever bonds with minus rates

Historic sale comes as Bank of England mulls interest rates cut into negative territory
21 May 2020
UK deficit to rise to peacetime record
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In Brief

UK deficit to rise to peacetime record

Treasury quadruples borrowing plans as it grapples with coronavirus fallout
24 Apr 2020
Chancellor urged to cover 100% of business loans
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In Brief

Chancellor urged to cover 100% of business loans

With payday looming, the roll-out of the government’s flagship bailout scheme is facing mounting criticism
20 Apr 2020
Where does bailout money come from and who will pay for it?
Chancellor Rishi Sunak
In Brief

Where does bailout money come from and who will pay for it?

Government’s multi-billion pound stimulus package could usher in another decade of austerity
27 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: UK interest rates slashed in emergency move
Bank of England
In Brief

Coronavirus: UK interest rates slashed in emergency move

The coronavirus crisis is threatening to all but shut down the global economy
20 Mar 2020
Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers
Mark Carney
In Depth

Emergency interest rate cut: the winners and losers

How the Bank of England’s response to coronavirus outbreak may affect your finances
11 Mar 2020
Coronavirus: what the Bank of England can do
A pedestrian wearing a protective face mask walks past the the Bank of England in the City of London
In Depth

Coronavirus: what the Bank of England can do

Economic disruption looking more serious by the day, but interest rates are already very low
5 Mar 2020
Andrew Bailey: who is the new Bank of England governor?
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In Depth

Andrew Bailey: who is the new Bank of England governor?

Financial Conduct Authority chief faces questions from Treasury Select Committee
4 Mar 2020
Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times
The Bank of England
In Brief

Bank of England passed tech firm for diligence three times

Central bank faces new scrutiny over audio feed leaks
2 Mar 2020
Inflation down: will there be an interest rates cut?
Bank of England
In Brief

Inflation down: will there be an interest rates cut?

Most analysts agree a cut is likely but developments in next fortnight crucial
16 Jan 2020
Why the UK economy is shrinking
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In Depth

Why the UK economy is shrinking

Newly released GDP figures fuel calls for interest rate cut
14 Jan 2020
Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings
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In Brief

Hedge funds eavesdrop on Bank of England briefings

High-frequency trading can give funds the edge over rivals
19 Dec 2019
Mark Carney appointed UN envoy for climate change
Mark Carney
In Brief

Mark Carney appointed UN envoy for climate change

Governor of Bank of England to take up new role at the end of January
2 Dec 2019
Libor inquiry unexpectedly shut down
The City of London
In Brief

Libor inquiry unexpectedly shut down

Serious Fraud Office closes investigation despite evidence implicating Bank of England
21 Oct 2019
Alan Turing: from persecuted pioneer to face of the £50 note
Alan Turing £50 Note
In Depth

Alan Turing: from persecuted pioneer to face of the £50 note

Codebreaker who helped defeat the Nazis is to be honoured by the Bank of England
15 Jul 2019
Why interest rates may rise by more than expected
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In Brief

Why interest rates may rise by more than expected

Bank of England says investors are underestimating rate hikes needed to dampen inflation
3 May 2019
Next Bank of England governor: the contenders
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In Depth

Next Bank of England governor: the contenders

Chancellor Philip Hammond has launched hunt for Mark Carney’s replacement
24 Apr 2019
Why did Bank of England hold interest rates?
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In Brief

Why did Bank of England hold interest rates?

What the move says for next year’s economic prospects
21 Dec 2018
Disorderly Brexit worse than financial crisis, warns BoE
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In Brief

Disorderly Brexit worse than financial crisis, warns BoE

No deal would lead to plunging pound, soaring unemployment and the worst slump since the Second World War
29 Nov 2018
Who will be on the new £50 note?
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In Depth

Who will be on the new £50 note?

Margaret Thatcher is surprise addition to longlist of scientist candidates
27 Nov 2018
£50 notes to stay despite money laundering claim
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In Brief

£50 notes to stay despite money laundering claim

Bank of England resists calls to abolish high denomination note ‘widely used by criminals’
15 Oct 2018
Mark Carney in talks to extend Bank of England tenure
Mark Carney
In Brief

Mark Carney in talks to extend Bank of England tenure

Treasury concerned post-Brexit transition could lead to uncertainty and destabilise markets
4 Sep 2018
Bank of England says jobs are at risk from robots
Sofia the robot
In Depth

Bank of England says jobs are at risk from robots

Chief economist warns that the rise of AI could spark a Fourth Industrial Revolution, putting thousands out of work
20 Aug 2018
Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?
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In Depth

Interest rate rise: how will it affect you?

Mortgage holders facing payment hikes as Bank’s rate hits 0.75% - the highest in almost a decade
2 Aug 2018
Bank of England signals August interest rate rise
The Bank of England in bloom
In Brief

Bank of England signals August interest rate rise

Chief economist dissents from majority and votes to raise rates - making summer hike more likely
22 Jun 2018
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