Mervyn King

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AO World boss may have overheated his electrical appliance targets
Noble it may have been, but AO’s plans to offer all staff good bonuses hinged on dreamily optimistic sales

Nils Pratley

23, Nov, 2021 @7:19 PM

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Central banks have ‘King Canute’ theory of inflation, says former governor
Mervyn King questions theory that ‘inflation will remain low because we say it will’

Larry Elliott Economics editor

23, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Bank of England ‘addicted’ to creating money, say peers
BoE must be more transparent and justify use of quantitative easing, says Lords report

Larry Elliott Economics editor

15, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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GDP rises and suddenly everyone’s afraid of the big, bad inflation beast
Investors are obsessed with the idea of soaring prices, but a glance at the past decade shows there is not much to fear

13, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Finance ministers hooked on Covid stimulus, Mervyn King says
Former Bank of England governor warns of risk of inflation as Covid lockdown measures are relaxed

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @6:33 PM

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Mervyn King says Covid furlough scheme may be needed throughout 2021
Former Bank of England governor says government should ditch spending limits until crisis passes

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

19, Oct, 2020 @5:17 PM

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'Get a grip': Mervyn King warns of Covid-19 threat to UK economy
Former Bank of England governor attacks government’s response to pandemic

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

08, May, 2020 @2:44 PM

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UK under pressure to offer urgent aid to 5 million self-employed
Government urged to extend wage subsidies as cost of coronavirus crisis escalates

Richard Partington and Larry Elliott

23, Mar, 2020 @6:23 PM

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World economy is sleepwalking into a new financial crisis, warns Mervyn King
Past crashes spawned new thinking and reform but nothing has changed since 2008 banking meltdown, says former Bank of England boss

Larry Elliott in Washington

20, Oct, 2019 @11:42 AM

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The sluggish global economy needs to reform – and fast
Mervyn King’s IMF speech turned heads – dangerously little has changed since the 2008 financial crisis

Larry Elliott in Washington

20, Oct, 2019 @10:54 AM

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Mark Carney still stands taller than Brexit’s lost leaders | William Keegan
While his predecessor and proponents of no-deal vanish into fantasy, the governor is clear about the dangers we face

William Keegan

07, Apr, 2019 @6:00 AM

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UK should leave EU with no deal, says former Bank of England governor
Mervyn King says Britain could ease ‘dislocation costs’ with six months of planning

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

29, Mar, 2019 @2:31 PM

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