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Bank of England is looking into launching 'Britcoin'. But what is it?
What would the difference be between Britcoin cryptocurrency on your phone and sterling in your pocket?
Bank of England cautiously upbeat on UK economy, banks and... Brexit
The BoE says the downturn from the pandemic may not be as bad as expected and banks have the capacity to deal with losses, but warns of high uncertainty.
Andrew Bailey appointed first post-Brexit governor of Bank of England
The incoming Bank of England chief will come in just as the UK is departing the European Union.
Bank of England cuts UK growth forecast
Brexit uncertainties are becoming "more entrenched" and increasingly weighing on the British economy less than three months before the country is scheduled to leave the European Union, the Bank of England said Thursday.
Bank of England celebrates 'outstanding' Alan Turing on new £50 note
"As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as war hero, Alan Turing’s contributions were far-ranging and path-breaking. Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand,” the Bank of England's governor said on Monday.
Banks face existential threat from climate change, central banks warn
Central banks chiefs have warned the financial firms if they fail to make changes to adapt to the risks of climate change, "they will fail to exist".
Which British scientist should be the face of the new £50 note?
The Bank of England is asking the British public to nominate a scientist for a new plastic 50-pound note that will replace the current paper version.
Bank of England governor issues Brexit warning
With less than eight months to go until Britain quits the European Union, the Governor of the Bank of England has issued a warning.
A no-deal Brexit will have "big" economic consequences
That's according to the Bank of England Governor Mark Carney who says it'll prompt a review of interest rates and leave many bankers idle
Bank of England rejects EU's warnings
Britain's banks could deal with a hard Brexit next March if necessary. That's according to the Bank of England's Governor. Mark Carney rejects the European Union's warnings that lenders are inadequately prepared
UK growth revised down as slow production hits
According to official figures the UK economy expanded by less than previously thought in the last three months of 2017
Plans for UK interest rate hike
The Bank of England has revised its forecasts for the UK, saying that it now hoped that interest rates could rise faster than previously predicted
Bank of England keeps interests rates on hold
The Bank of England keeps interest rates on hold as real wages fall and consumers suffer biggest loss of spending power in 40 years.
UK inflation hits near six-year high
BoE will have to write to Chancellor after breaking through 2% target ceiling to reach 3.1% in November.
The Bank of England raises its interest rate to 0.5 pct from 0.25 pct, the first hike in 10 years
Bank of England raises interest rate to 0.5 per cent in the first hike in a decade
UK jobless rate stays at record low
Unemployment is at its lowest level for more than four decades but inflation threatens to rise
UK inflation rises to 2.9%
The pound has hit a one-year high after UK inflation climbed to its highest rate in more than five years. The Consumer Price Index showed
Brexit weighs on UK economy
Interest rates in the UK have again been kept at their record low level of 0.25 percent
British pay growth lags further behind inflation, but jobless rate drops
The new data complicates the debate among Bank of England officials over the need for higher interest rates
'hole in the wall' turns 50
ATM 50 years of churning out the cash
UK: Bank of England orders banks to build billions in reserves
The Bank of England has ordered British banks to build up billions in cash reserves. It says capital buffers will need to be raised by nearly 13
Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit
UK central bank cuts 2017 growth forecast only slightly, warns wages not keeping up with higher inflation means difficulty for British households.
Bank of England to 'stress test' banks as Article 50 day looms
Bank of England calls for Article 50 stress tests
UK services sector optimistic, CBI survey finds
Optimism among businesses in Britain's services sector is now higher than at any time since June's vote to leave the European Union.
UK central bank raises growth outlook
Bank of England raises forecast for UK economic growth this year, in no hurry to put up interest rates, sees inflation at 2.8 percent in early 2018.
It's not easy running a central bank in these strange political times
Business Line reviews some of 2016's main economic changes and the responses of the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and Bank of England.