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  • Reuters

    Bank of England in no rush to act despite bleak economy

    Capital City | 08 August 2012

    (Reuters) - The Bank of England slashed its outlook for British economic growth to zero for this year, as eurozone “storm clouds” cast a long shadow and scars from the world’s financial crisis appear deeper than previously thought.

  • A man walks past the Bank of England, in the City of London

    UK banks may lack capital, says BoE

    People & Markets | 01 December 2012

    The Bank of England has stepped up pressure on commercial banks to shore up their capital, days after the government chose a leader of the global push for tighter banking regulation to head the central bank.

  • Carney and the Bank of England

    Analysis: Britain's Old Lady shows appetite for new thinking

    Capital City | 01 January 2013

    (Reuters) - There has been a sudden flowering of new ideas at the Bank of England, with everything from negative interest rates to a long-term commitment to bond-buying said to be up for discussion.

  • Boe

    Bank of England scales back FLS, switches focus to small firms

    Capital City | 28 November 2013

    (Reuters) - The Bank of England said on Thursday that it would heavily scale back a scheme launched last year to boost mortgage lending, as house price inflation looks set to accelerate further.

  • UK allows Scotland to issue its own debt ... at a price

    Bonds | 21 February 2014

    Britain’s government granted Scotland the power to raise debt in its own name on Wednesday, in a move aimed at showing Scots that they can enjoy some benefits of independence while remaining part of the United Kingdom.

  • The euro sculpture

    ECB and BoE plan to revive EU securitisation, boost investment

    Capital City | 30 May 2014

    (Reuters) - The European Central Bank and the Bank of England set out proposals on Friday to resurrect the European Union’s market for asset-backed securities and help the flow of credit to smaller businesses.

  • Barclays

    Bank of England increases lenders' risk buffers, but less than expected

    Capital City | 31 October 2014

    (Reuters) - The Bank of England told British banks on Friday they will be required to hold more capital to guard against the risks of bad loans, but the new measures were less stringent than many had expected.

  • The Bank of England

    Bank of England sets out new leverage ratio

    People & Markets | 31 October 2014

    The Bank of England has told British banks they will be required to hold more capital to guard against the risks of bad loans, but the new measures were less stringent than many had expected.

  • Lloyds

    Britain's state-backed banks scrape through stress tests

    Capital City | 16 December 2014

    (Reuters) - The Bank of England gave Britain’s state-backed lenders a narrow pass in its debut annual stress tests on Tuesday, but warned that next year banks would face tougher checks of their capital strength and international exposure.

  • BoE

    Bank of England unanimous on rates, more upbeat on eurozone

    Capital City | 22 April 2015

    (Reuters) - Bank of England policymakers have grown more upbeat about the outlook for the euro zone and see a greater chance that inflation could recover strongly next year, minutes of their April policy meeting showed on Wednesday.

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