Sir Mervyn King

Type: Person
Name: Sir Mervyn King (Mervyn KING, Mervyn Allister King)
Title: Governor
Organization: Bank of England
Date of Birth: --/--/1948
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Mervyn King
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Kate O’Regan steps down as ASA president

“I am sad to be leaving; this decision was due to pressure of work,” O’Regan said in a statement.“The ASA does important work and I wish my successor the best of luck.”The authority accepted her request to step down as president and chairwoman of the ... [Published Citizen.co.za - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Finding the Best ISA Rates

With UK banks offering some of the lowest interest rates in decades, those who have managed their money responsibly are being punished as their savings decline in value. The average AER of an instant access savings account is currently just 0.49%, while ... [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Retirement age disparity: Why can't public sector banks have 70-year-old CEOs when private banks can

By Madan SabnavisThe Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has stirred the proverbial hornet's nest through what appears to be a fairly innocuous statement: private bank CEOs can continue till the age of 70. This, at a time when the government is antagonistic towards ... [Published Economic Times - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Public invited to design tails side of new £1 coin

Twelve-side, the proposed £1 will be the world's most secure circulating coin, according to the Treasury. Photograph: Royal MintThe chancellor has invited the public to design the tails side of a new £1 coin, which will enter circulation in 2017.The designs ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Blackhurst: The Bank of England has to get down and dirty with City traders if we are to prevent...

When Mervyn King was Governor of the Bank of England, I went for lunch with him there. It was a surreal experience. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 3 reports

Mark Carney: The bearer of good news?

Mr Carney's visit was only the third by a Bank of England governor to a TUC conference, following those of Eddie George in 1998 and Mervyn King in 2010.He did something similar in his previous incarnation as the boss of the Bank of Canada, but this was ... [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 2 reports

ALEX BRUMMER: Scottish referendum casts a shadow over UK's recovery

Let us imagine for the moment that there was no Scottish referendum pending, sterling and share markets were not wracked by uncertainty and the party leaders were not being panicked in taking the high road north.If that were the case there would be much ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Blackhurst: How do we prevent banks and their workers from acting improperly?

When Mervyn King was governor of the Bank of England, I went for lunch with him there. It was a surreal experience. Liveried staff took me to the Governor’s Dining Room. It was in the bowels of the Bank, seemingly a long way from the outside world. The ... [Published The Independent - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Blackhurst: Here we go again, despite the clean-up claims

It wasn’t their job, he said, to examine the balance sheet of Northern Rock. But the Bank of England and Treasury maintain it had nothing to do with them. So whose responsibility was it? He shrugged. He’d no idea.It would appear that despite everyone ... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

Carney to address unions on wages

Bank of England governor Mark Carney will set out his plans for "real wages" when he addresses the annual conference of the Trades Union Congress on Tuesday. The last appearance by a governor was in 2010 when Sir Mervyn King blamed financial firms and ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

To get Europe out of its economic rut, give its people cash

The U.S. economy is recovering from the Great Recession, but Europe remains in bad shape. Much of the continent is flirting with deflation, and yet the European Central Banks solution is to try to force over-indebted households and firms to borrow more. ... [Published Fortune - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

BoE ‘technical discussions’ but no negotiations on currency union, says John Swinney

No negotiations have taken place between the Bank of England and Scottish Government about a currency union, John Swinney has admitted.The Finance Secretary was pressed by Conservative MSP Murdo Fraser after the bank last week took the rare step of proactively ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 20 2014]

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Finding the Best ISA Rates [Published Discounted Hotel Rooms - Sep 14 2014]
Rethinking Global Strategies on Banking Fraud, ... [Published Premium Times - Sep 13 2014]
Retirement age disparity: Why can't public sect... [Published Economic Times - Sep 12 2014]
Public invited to design tails side of new £1 coin [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
SA’s top 40 listed companies make great strides... [Published PriceWaterhouseCoopers South Africa - Sep 10 2014]
ALEX BRUMMER: Scottish referendum casts a shado... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 10 2014]
ALEX BRUMMER: Shadow over UK's recovery [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 10 2014]
Chris Blackhurst: The Bank of England has to ge... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Mark Carney: The bearer of good news? [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
Chris Blackhurst: How do we prevent banks and t... [Published The Independent - Sep 09 2014]
BOE Governor Says Wage Rises Could Come Next Year [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Sep 09 2014]
Chris Blackhurst: Here we go again, despite the... [Published London Evening Standard - Sep 09 2014]
Mark Carney to discuss wages in speech at Trade... [Published City A.M. - Sep 09 2014]
Carney to address unions on wages [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 09 2014]
Carney to address unions on wages [Published BBC - Sep 09 2014]
A Greener Tomorrow ? Simple Ways to Go Green is... [Published Media Update South Africa - Sep 08 2014]
L’esprit de l’escalier [Published GlobalCapital - Sep 08 2014]
Blog: Lord Turner backs helicopter money and mo... [Published Pensions Insight - Sep 06 2014]
Europe takes yet another step closer to money-p... [Published Money Week - Sep 05 2014]
To get Europe out of its economic rut, give its... [Published Fortune - Sep 04 2014]
Got A Mortgage? Carney Won't Make Things Toughe... [Published Huffington Post UK - Sep 04 2014]
What the World Needs Now Is NICE Monetary Polic... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 03 2014]
Great strides made for corporate reporting [Published Cover Publications - Sep 03 2014]
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BOE Governor Says Wage Rises Could Come Next Year [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Sep 09 2014]
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told the UK’s trades unions that wages should start rising in real terms “around the middle of next year” and “accelerate” afterwards. Addressing the annual conference of the TUC, he said workers “deserved” more ...
What the World Needs Now Is NICE Monetary Polic... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 03 2014]
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