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The Bank of England's response to Brexit

Financial Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Uncertainty, however, is no excuse for ducking important decisions and the Bank of England must decide what to do about Brexit next week.
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Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus as UK economy worsens – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Ahead of some key central bank meetings this week, notably the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan, investors managed to hold their nerve.
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Bank of England hawk signals interest rate cut to tackle slowdown

The Guardian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The prospect of a UK interest rate cut next week was virtually confirmed on Tuesday after a key member of the Bank of England's policymaking committee warned the economy was in a worse state than he expected just a week ago. In a sudden U-turn from his ...

Bank of England to cut key rate August 4, hold off on QE for now - Reuters poll

Reuters UK - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
LONDON The Bank of England is almost certain to cut benchmark borrowing costs when it sets policy on Aug. 4, but a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll said it would hold off for now on restarting its asset purchase programme.

'Cash is still king', says Bank of England chief as new plastic £5 moves closer

The Northern Echo (registration) - ‎16 hours ago‎
Victoria Cleland says printed cash remains the most popular monetary form as people continue to prefer physical money in their pockets.

Bank of England May Revive Dying Policy for Post-Brexit Package

Bloomberg - ‎18 hours ago‎
Bank of England officials may choose to revive a tool scheduled for termination as they seek to shore up business confidence in the aftermath of Britain's decision to quit the European Union.
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Bank of England surprises City by leaving interest rates on hold – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
“The Bank of England has stayed true to form and today's decision is consistent with its “wait and see” approach to monetary policy.
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Bank of England policymaker says no rush to cut interest rates – as it happened

The Guardian - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
A drop in the oil price has taken the shine off some reasonable company results, with Bank of America beating expectations with its second quarter figures.

Bank of England's Weale shifts stance after weak UK data - FT

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England policymaker Martin Weale said he saw the economic outlook differently after much weaker than expected British purchasing managers' data, in an interview published on Tuesday, a week after he said there was no ...
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HSBC trader at centre of fraud probe sat on Bank of England forex panel - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
The former HSBC currency trader at the heart of a US fraud investigation spent more than two years on a panel that advised the Bank of England, it has emerged, as the Department of Justice widens its probe to examine more currency trades. Stuart Scott ...
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Second Bout of Weakness will Push Pound to Euro Exchange Rate to 1.12 Argues JP Morgan's Normand

Pound Sterling Live - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The outlook for the British Pound now rests almost exclusively with the Bank of England who meet on the 4th of August to deliver what is expected to be notable changes to their policy settings.
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Bank of England to close personal banking service for employees

The Guardian - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Staff had been able to access Bank of England accounts for personal use, even after retirement. But the Bank has confirmed that the service is coming to an end following a cost-cutting review initiated by its governor, Mark Carney, soon after he ...
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Bank of England chief economist calls for big post-Brexit stimulus

The Guardian - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
The Bank of England's chief economist has called for a big package of measures to support the UK's post-Brexit economy, stressing the need for a prompt and robust response to the uncertainty.
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Bank of England Hints Back Stimulus Expectations

Yahoo Finance UK - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
July 26 -- In today's "Morning Must Read," Bloomberg's Tom Keene highlights comments on expectations for stimulus next month from the Bank of England. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." ...
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Hold fire on interest rate change, says top Bank of England official - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The Bank of England was right to keep interest rates on hold in July, according to a top official, who said there was little evidence that households and businesses were "panic-struck" following the Brexit vote.

Bank of England policymaker backs stimulus measures as report points to slowdown

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
His comments follow a report by the Bank's regional agents on Wednesday, which said business uncertainty had ''risen markedly'' since the Brexit vote - but there was ''no clear evidence'' of a sharp economic slowdown.