Sunday, 4th December 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Bank of England

16 Oct
The Bank of England has expanded its emergency purchases of government bonds to calm financial markets riled by a government plan to cut taxes. As a crucial deadline looms, everyone is asking: will it work?
12 Oct
The UK's central bank says it is widening a debt purchase scheme to stem a collapse in the government bond market. Britain's central bank said its aim was to ward off a "material risk to UK financial stability."
30 Sep
The Bank of England has launched a £65 billion emergency bond-buying programme, in an effort to calm the markets and avert a financial crisis. The "unprecedented" support comes amid mounting criticism of the government's plan to slash taxes.
24 Sep
The Bank of England has warned that the UK economy may already be in recession, as it hikes interest rates for the seventh time to combat the spiralling pace of price rises. Inflation is still hovering nearly 40-year highs at just under 10 percent.
17 Jun
The Bank of England has followed the US Federal Reserve in raising interest rates. Both economies are battling the highest level of inflation in years and hope that tighter monetary policy will curb spiralling price rises. Also in the show: Australia's new government commits to more ambitious emissions reduction targets, and TV critics question Netflix's plans for a reality show based on the life-or-death hit "Squid Game".
9 May
It is the fourth month in a row the central bank's Monetary Policy Committee has voted for a rise. Policymakers are currently trying to stem inflation amid high energy prices sparked partly by Russia's war in Ukraine.
21 Jul 2019
Stephanie Kelly, senior political economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments, discusses Brexit, Bank of England policy and her view that Boris Johnson is likely to face a general election if elected Prime Minister.
2 Aug 2017
Staff strike at the Bank of England over pay, highlighting growing pressure on the government to lift a cap on public-sector wages.
18 Jul 2017
U.K. inflation unexpectedly slipped to 2.6 percent in June, easing Bank of England policy makers' concerns about price growth.

Latest

1 day ago
Iran has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations against dress codes for women — and some hard-liners want an even stronger clampdown. ZDF journalist Jörg Brase reports on protests and acts of civil disobedience in Iran's capital, Tehran.
1 day ago
We take a look at how the press is covering the anti-Covid protests in China. We also discuss the anti-regime movement in Iran and a controversial World Cup move to support it. In food news, we find out the challenges facing the EU chocolate industry and how dolphins aren't put off by the taste of hot peppers.
1 day ago
More than 80 people have been injured in southern India as villagers continue to protest the building of a seaport. The project is being financed by Asia's richest man, Gautam Adani.
1 day ago
A former teacher has been accused of more than 100 cases of sexual abuse against children and teenagers. The crimes allegedly occurred over more than two decades in the western state of Hesse.
1 day ago
30 percent of African women are entrepreneurs. Their contribution to African economies is vital. But they could do much more, if treated just like their male counterparts.
1 day ago
Two more teams qualify for the World Cup last 16, meaning that there are still 13 squads looking to book their place. If you thought the matches were exciting so far, they're bound to get even tougher over the coming days. Portugal make it through with a double from Bruno Fernandes, as do Brazil despite Neymar’s absence. Plus, Cameroon come from behind in a 3-3 thriller against Serbia, while Ghana beat South Korea 3-2.