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As growth falters, Osborne hopes Mark Carney can keep a lid on interest rates

The Guardian - ‎Feb 7, 2016‎
These are global issues that keep interrupting the UK's recovery and will be a drag on growth for many years to come. For that reason Carney and his MPC colleagues will sit on their hands, possibly for years, and for their inaction earn themselves a ...
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BOE Governor Mark Carney Is Talking. Is Anyone Listening?

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
While Carney and the eight other members of the Monetary Policy Committee used their quarterly Inflation Report to signal a hike is still some way off, they also played down the prospect of lowering the benchmark rate and projected inflation would ...
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Mark Carney Could Be Heading for a Feat Not Seen Since 1949

Bloomberg - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
“It's not impossible that Carney leaves without raising rates,” said Philip Shaw, an economist at Investec Securities in London.
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Mortgage rates hit nine-year low - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Mortgage rates hit nine-year low. But banks are charging borrowers higher fees in a bid to boost their margins. Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England at Inflation Report. Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has indicated interest ...

Russell Lynch: Up to George Osborne, not Mark Carney, to deliver goods on productivity

Evening Standard - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney may be one of the world's most powerful central bankers, but today's Inflation Report only serves to illustrate his relative impotence when it comes to the issues that really matter for the UK economy.

Mark Carney's worst fear for the UK economy could be about to come true

Yahoo News UK - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The Governor of the Bank of England told the Financial Times in December that: "We do have to be careful around that [buy-to-let] sector," adding that the bank "will take action" if things get out of hand.
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Interest rates: will Carney indicate another year on hold?

The Week UK - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
But after a spate of revisions by its peers, the unit has also changed its tune in response to a negative turn in the wider global economy, which both the Chancellor, George Osborne, and the Bank of England governor, Mark Carney (pictured above), have ...
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In an uncertain world, Bank of England 'agents' keep Carney informed

Reuters - ‎16 hours ago‎
REIGATE, England Unsure how a misfiring global economy is affecting matters at home, Bank of England chief Mark Carney has turned to an age-old gauge of Britain's economy: the word on the street from a trusted band of regional agents.
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Vying with Villa for pointlessness

The Times (subscription) - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
So, what do you give a man who, apparently, “successfully steered the Bank of England through the most turbulent economic headwinds in living memory”?
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Markets rule out UK interest rate rise until end of decade - ‎14 hours ago‎
Markets believe interest rates will stay at a record low until August 2019, after Governor Mark Carney's term has ended in 2018.
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UK employers plan to raise wages by 2.8 percent in 2016 - Bank of England

Reuters UK - ‎19 hours ago‎
BoE Governor Mark Carney has said chunkier wage rises are one likely precondition for increasing interest rates. Growth in Britons' average earnings reached 3 percent in mid-2015 but slowed later in the year.

The Bank of England must take a measure of Carney's Canadian tonic

The Times (subscription) - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Mark Carney, now governor of the Bank of England, took over at the Bank of Canada the following year - just in time for the global financial crisis.

If there is a fresh banking crisis, taxpayers deserve to be protected

The Guardian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
That is why Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, had to concede last year that taxpayers could still be on the hook.
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Global Anxiety To Force BOE to Hold Rates Until 2020

MarketPulse (blog) - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, said last month that the UK faced “a powerful set of forces” that prevented policymakers from raising rates.
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Low rates lead to 'lost decade' for savers: Slowing global economy and turmoil on financial markets could see rates ...

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Earlier this month it was expected that rates would rise in early 2018 and, last summer, central bank Governor Mark Carney suggested rates could rise around now.
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Banks join BoE and police in anti-fraud task force

Financial Times - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
... Bank of England and the police to step up the fight against financial fraud, which is estimated to cost the UK at least £24bn a year.
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Sterling pares gains against dollar after Yellen's comments

Reuters - ‎14 hours ago‎
"The GDP estimate burdens Bank of England governor Mark Carney with yet more bad news, after poor industrial production results this morning," said Dennis de Jong, managing director at UFX.

Has the market priced in too much gloom in GBP?

ForexLive - ‎10 hours ago‎
The market plays a game of push-and-pull with the Bank of England. About once a year, BOE Governor Mark Carney takes the podium and warns that markets are underestimating the risk of a rate hike.
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Bank of England poised to act if household debt spirals - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
While the Bank has signalled that rates are likely to remain unchanged for at least a year, the FPC has a range of tools it can deploy to rein in credit, such as raising capital buffers, while Mark Carney has described monetary policy as "the last line ...