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.
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.
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.
Quantitative easing cannot single-handedly save Europe.
What are we to make of RBS failing the Bank of England's stress tests?
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?
If Berlin doesn't apply divisive rules that inflict pain on savers, expect cries of double standards from southern Europe.
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?
The Bank of England has cut interest rates to a historic low of 0.25% and is injecting further rounds of quantitative easing.
Britain's central bank governor Mark Carney is like a prize fighter throwing his last, limp punches.
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.
The British do love a scientist on their money, as RBS's new choice of Mary Somerville for the £10 confirms. Is it time we thought out of the box?
With economies in Europe and America forging very different recoveries, their central banks are having to navigate by different stars.
The Bank of England has emphasised the overal benefits that membership of the EU brings Britain. But also warns of its risks.