Tougher Regulations Proposed for Non-EU Banks
28 Feb
2014
Written by Sam Allcock

Tougher Regulations Proposed for Non-EU Banks »

Banking
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Non-EU banks operating in the UK could face tougher regulations and restrictions in order to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. Read more…

BoE keeps rates low and injects more QE into the economy »

After July’s meeting on Thursday, the BoE announced historically low interest rates would be held at just 0.5% and that they would be Read more…

Will tomorrow’s news show UK growth or recession? »

As recently as two days ago, the BoE was predicting a 0.1% growth in the GDP. However, today a policymaker for the Bank Read more…

Banks being warned against bonuses this year
8 Dec
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

Banks being warned against bonuses this year »

Banking
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The Bank of England has advised banks to bolster their finances by limiting the amount of bonuses this year and Chancellor George Osborne Read more…

BOE Anticipates Requests for More Taxpayer Funds from UK Banks
2 Dec
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

BOE Anticipates Requests for More Taxpayer Funds from UK Banks »

Banking
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With the second credit crunch in the last decade threatening an already wavering UK economy, the Financial Policy Committee (FEC) for the Bank Read more…

BoE Halts an Aspect of Its Quantitative Easing Programme after Bond Prices Are Raised
18 Oct
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

BoE Halts an Aspect of Its Quantitative Easing Programme after Bond Prices Are Raised »

Economy
43

In an unexpected and surprising move, the Bank of England (BoE) recently stopped buying bonds that have a 2017 maturity date with a Read more…

Confederation of British Industry warns BoE to resist printing money
27 Sep
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

Confederation of British Industry warns BoE to resist printing money »

Economy
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In a statement to Reuters, a spokesperson for the Confederation of British Industry said that it would be a mistake to hastily print Read more…

BoE stands ready for next round of QE as borrowing tops records
22 Sep
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

BoE stands ready for next round of QE as borrowing tops records »

Economy
46

According to the latest statistics, government hit a record high for August borrowing due to an increase in spending. Public finances are now Read more…

Unemployment Rates Pressuring Government to Act
15 Sep
2011
Written by Sam Allcock

Unemployment Rates Pressuring Government to Act »

Economy
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With the fastest rate in unemployment in two years, increased pressure is being put on government to stimulate economic growth. This rise in Read more…