National cryptocurrencies could make payments faster and prevent crime, but they come with their own risks.
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The Bank of England faces a tricky trade-off of curbing inflation while maintaining financial stability.
Jane Austen on the new £10 note.
Jane Austen is on the Bank of England's new £10 note. About time, too.
The novelist's life was marked by the financial industry ... and not always for the best.
New legislation has forced stronger action and might see the first walkout at Threadneedle Street in more than 50 years.
The UK has had a chronic lack of investment.
Dealing with the UK's chronic lack of investment is as important as getting the Brexit negotiations right – and much more important than balancing the books.
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Home owners and first time buyers are right to be confused, so how should you play expected changes to a low rates environment?
By focusing on forecasting issues, economists remain disengaged with real-world problems.
Mario Draghi, ECB president.
Quantitative easing cannot single-handedly save Europe.
Testing times for UK’s biggest bank.
What are we to make of RBS failing the Bank of England's stress tests?
Staying put: Mark Carney.
The central bank's governor is locked into a white-hot political spat, but what can he actually do in the next two and a half years?
Troubled towers: the HQ in Frankfurt.
If Berlin doesn't apply divisive rules that inflict pain on savers, expect cries of double standards from southern Europe.
Ready for a rainy day?
Financial reforms have given us a greater role in saving for retirement. Alas we're not very good at it.
The FTSE rebounded after its Brexit shock – but how long will it last?
Here come the cavalry?
The Bank of England has cut interest rates to a historic low of 0.25% and is injecting further rounds of quantitative easing.
Waiting for Superman.
Britain's central bank governor Mark Carney is like a prize fighter throwing his last, limp punches.
Carney tries to reassure investors.
Mark Carney has announced the first part of a plan to settle investor nerves and avoid a market trainwreck. Despite best efforts it may not be enough.
It's becoming a matter of 'when' rather than 'if' the first central bank takes the plunge and introduces quantitative easing for the people.
Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, has been criticised for his comments on how Brexit will affect financial stability in the UK.
The strange history of how the Bank of England came into being.