Bank of England

Type: Organization
Name: Bank of England
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Strong summer construction activity sees boost to jobs but jump in contractors' rates cause pay pressures

Published:Construction output in August grew at its fastest pace in seven months, boosting job creation in the sector but also putting a strain on the availability of sub-contractors.The Markit/CIPS UK construction purchasing managers’ index came in at ... [Published This Is Money - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 3 reports

Funding for Lending comes under greater scrutiny due to poor figures for SME lending in the second quarter

Lending to Small and Medium enterprises (SMEs) continued to fall in the second quarter, casting further obscurity over the validity of the state-backed Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS).The government’s flagship lending scheme underwent a revamp, with ... [Published Money Expert - 1 hour ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Danny Alexander: iScotland would need Wonga style bound markets to pay for public services

The Chief Secretary to the Treasury in Westminster told MPs that plans by the Scottish Government to "renege" on Scotland's share of the debt would have a "catastrophic effect", which would lead to an increase in mortgage rates and bills for Scots.The ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

In countdown to UK election, rate hike moves to centre stage

* Britain eight months from election * Health of economy a major campaigning tool for politicians * BoE likely to raise rates as growth, jobs grow fast * Questions over how voters will see any hike * Will rate rise seem normal or judgment on cost of living? ... [Published Sharenet - 8 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

BoE Funding for lending figures 'clearly disappointing,' says KPMG

Release date- 29082014 - Commenting on new figures from the Bank of England which show that net lending to small and medium sized businesses fell by GBP435m in the second quarter of 2014, Iain Moffatt, ... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Bank of England, KPMG
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

UK manufacturing growth ebbs, denting hopes for balanced recovery

Factory orders from home and abroad rose at the slowest pace in more than a year, according to the Markit/CIPS UK Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), which fell to its lowest level since June 2013.Separate data from the Bank of England showed ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 2 reports

Draghi's finger on the QE trigger: What to watch this week in Europe

Aside from that potential blockbuster from the European Central Bank, this week also brings a Bank of England meeting and rate announcement, a range of PMIs from the U.K., German economic data and U.S. nonfarm payrolls. ECB meeting: It's been only ... [Published Morningstar.com - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 7 reports

UK mortgage approvals fall as people endure three-hour interviews with their bank

Tigher lending rules at banks in response to Mortgage Market Review and new Bank of England measures hits approvals The number of loan approvals for house purchase dropped from a six month average of 67,563 to 66,569 in July, according to new data from ... [Published Telegraph - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

House purchase lending returns to “robust health”

The number of loan approvals for house purchase was 66,569 in July, compared to the average of 67,563 over the previous six months, the Bank of England has revealed.The number of approvals for remortgaging was 32,983, compared to the average of 32,446 ... [Published Best Advice.net - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Who gets credit from our banks? Not small firms…

The Bank of England released its monthly money and credit statistics today. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Bank of England
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 3 reports

UK Consumer Lending Highest Since 2008 -- Update

LONDON--Lending to households in the U.K. rose in July to its highest monthly total in six years, a sign that low interest rates and a fast-growing economy are reviving Britons' appetite for borrowing.Bank of England data Monday showed Britons borrowed ... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 5 reports

Investors eye ECB as Europe's health deteriorates

The European Central Bank meeting on Thursday is the prime event for markets seeking clarity on the bank's response to a stalled recovery, disappearing inflation and the sluggish pace of reform in the euro zone .Inflation in the 9.6 trillion euro economy ... [Published CNBC - Sep 01 2014]

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The Bank said on Thursday: "Some of the weakness in bank lending to smaller businesses, which has persisted despite the fall in bank funding costs, may reflect weaker demand. The FLS extension will continue to support lending to SMEs in 2014."
"Importantly, Help to Buy is also driving a big increase in house building in Britain, boosting the construction industry and increasing housing supply."
Smith-Hughes adds: "The new pension rules have introduced more flexibility but they may also mean greater complexity. It will make it even more important to take bespoke financial advice around your options."
Announcing the establishment of the GWPF’s new campaigning arm, Lord Lawson said it would enable the group to "make substantial further progress which may well be decisive in the evolution of climate change policy"

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Over half of Exeter mums are now the breadwinne... [Published Exeter Express and Echo - 6 hours ago]
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Pound to Rand Exchange Rate Today [Published AdBanks.net - 3 hours ago]
2 Sep 2014 at 4 PM – Written by Frank Davies STORY LINK Pound to Rand Exchange Rate Today – GBP/ZAR is Climbing; SA Manufacturing in 5 Months of Contraction The Pound to Rand exchange rate (GBP/ZAR) has been trending higher on Tuesday, ...
Grand Central: Euro Will be Judge and Jury for ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 10 hours ago]
The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Sign up for the newsletter . Highlights Blackstone’s Take: Euro Will be Judge and Jury for Mario Draghi CBO, Fed Growth Forecasts Unattainable, Northwestern’s ...
Global Central Banks Calendar for Week of Sept.... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 10 hours ago]
TUESDAY ECB’s Knot speaks in The Hague at 1500 GMT WEDNESDAY ECB’s Lautenschläger speaks on “Countdown to November: European Supervision Ready for Liftoff” in Frankfurt at 0930 GMTBank of Canada releases a policy statement at 10 a.m. EDTFed Board ...
EUR/GBP Near 0.79 on U.K. Housing Growth [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 20 hours ago]
The pound gained for a fourth day versus the euro and dollar as data showed U.K. mortgage approvals in July beat analyst estimates, signaling the housing market is growing unabated amid tougher lending rules. Sterling rose the most since early July ...
Australian Dollar Rate Forecast [Published AdBanks.net - Sep 01 2014]
1 Sep 2014 at 6 PM – Written by Tim Boyer STORY LINK Australian Dollar Rate Forecast – GBP/AUD Exchange Rate Higher, Aussie up vs Euro US Dollar The Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate has been trending up on Monday, in suit ...
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UK village sold lock, stock and beach [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 13 2014]
UK shops to recovery, but wages lag [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 12 2014]
UK exporters take Pounding [Published Reuters Video: Business - Aug 07 2014]
Long, hot summer for UK - and BoE [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 17 2014]
Strikes dent optimism over UK recovery [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jul 10 2014]
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LCH.Clearnet Ltd Receives EMIR Authorisation [Published LCH.Clearnet Group Media Centre/Press Releases - Jun 12 2014]
Antony Townsend to be new Complaints Commissioner [Published Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - Apr 25 2014]
Speech: Cyber security: City Week 2014 [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Mar 31 2014]
FCA and Bank of England agree Memorandum of Und... [Published Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) - Mar 17 2014]
Speech: Francis Maude speech at Cyber Security ... [Published Keeping the UK safe in cyber space - Activity o ... - Mar 14 2014]
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