Bank of England

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UK economy facing its 'darkest hour' due to lockdown, warns Bank governor
Andrew Bailey says unemployment thought to be over 6% and talks down prospect of negative interest rates

Phillip Inman

12, Jan, 2021 @11:57 AM

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Cut UK interest rate below zero to aid growth, says Bank policymaker
Silvana Tenreyo says negative rates worked elsewhere and would help UK recovery from Covid slump

Larry Elliott

11, Jan, 2021 @4:45 PM

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Are soaring markets and house prices an 'epic bubble' about to pop? | Larry Elliott
QE is fuelling huge speculation with investors trusting central banks will step in if markets dive

Larry Elliott

10, Jan, 2021 @12:12 PM

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Is 'hysterical' market speculation pushing us towards another crash?
Despite Covid, global stocks started 2021 on a high. But some analysts warn of an ‘epic’ bubble, amid fears that the flow of stimulus has created a monster

Jasper Jolly

09, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Arsenal take out £120m Bank of England loan to ease Covid-19 cashflow worries
Arsenal have joined Spurs and the FA in taking a loan from the Bank of England to allay short-term cashflow concerns

Nick Ames

07, Jan, 2021 @3:21 PM

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UK jobs support should end only when Covid crisis is over – Haldane
Bank of England chief economist says it is not time to lift employment measures

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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How did the Covid crisis affect your finances in 2020?
Pandemic leaves some people jobless and deferring mortgages, while others have saved more

Patrick Collinson

19, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Bitcoin hits record high over $23,000; US jobless claim surge – as it happened
Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as hopes of Brexit deal and a US stimulus package drive markets up

Graeme Wearden

17, Dec, 2020 @7:38 PM

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Rishi Sunak extends UK furlough scheme by one month to end of April
Chancellor says extra time will help cushion economic blow, with budget set for 3 March

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Dec, 2020 @4:19 PM

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Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold at 0.1%
Rate-setting committee says rapid rise in Covid-19 infections will deliver bigger hit to UK economy than forecast

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

17, Dec, 2020 @12:13 PM

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Bank of England tells bank bosses to review exposure to Covid losses
UK financial sector told it must be prepared for risks from businesses damaged by coronavirus pandemic

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

15, Dec, 2020 @5:43 PM

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No-deal Brexit: markets brace for big hit to UK company shares and sterling
Analysts warn if talks end on Sunday without agreement it could trigger a large sell-off

Richard Partington

11, Dec, 2020 @6:13 PM

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