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BoE’s Haldane sees inflation risks as countries bounce back

LONDON — Bank of England (BoE) Chief Economist Andy Haldane said inflation could rise by more than expected as progress on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines and huge amounts of stimulus raised the chances of a swift economic bounce-back.

After deploying almost $9 trillion, crisis fighters face new dilemmas

WHEN Tottenham Hotspur striker Son Heung-Min put the ball in the back of the net early in the second half against Crystal Palace in April of last year, he etched his name into history as the first player to score at his soccer club’s glistening new 62,000-seat north London home. Less than a year after his team’s triumphant 2-0 win that day, the £1-billion ($1.3-billion) stadium sat eerily empty as a coronavirus lockdown brought sports, and much of normal life, to a halt across the UK.

Bank of England joins debate on financial system rules amid UK-EU...

TWO TOP Bank of England (BoE) officials suggested that the United Kingdom (UK) financial system’s rules may have to diverge from the European Union’s (EU) after Brexit — a topic that’s becoming as a major point of contention between the two sides.

UK financial watchdog to hone data crunching to spot problems easier

LONDON — Britain’s financial regulators said on Tuesday they will transform their data crunching capabilities over the coming decade to spot problems in banks and markets earlier.

Bank of England seeks investigation into hacked audio feed of briefings

THE BANK of England (BoE) asked regulators to investigate how an audio broadcast of some of its press conferences was misused to potentially give traders an unfair advantage.

Bank of England tweaks capital rules to give banks £500-B loan...

LONDON — The Bank of England (BoE) said on Monday it planned to adjust the rules on how much capital British banks must hold, to allow them to keep lending in an economic crisis.

BoE can fight new slowdown — Carney

BOSTON — The Bank of England (BoE) would probably take measures to stimulate bank lending in the event of a fresh downturn in the economy, and government fiscal policy could also play a role, BoE Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday.

BoE eyes reform to make investment more attractive

LONDON — More realistic curbs on investors wanting to pull cash from funds could make investing in infrastructure more attractive and bolster economic growth, a senior Bank of England (BoE) official said on Monday.

Bank of England starts euro lending facility to help cushion Brexit...

THE BANK OF England (BoE) is launching a new liquidity facility in euros in the final few weeks before the scheduled date for Britain to leave the European Union.

Banks’ push for Libor substitute gains pace on new Sonia

TARRED by a fixing scandal that struck at the height of the financial crisis, bankers and investors for years have been grappling with finding...

Central bankers on the move, but where’s the inflation?

LONDON -- Now the Bank of England (BoE) has raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, it is beyond doubt major...