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 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]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Value of Audit roundtable: Johannesburg

Prof. Mervyn King, author of South Africa’s key corporate governance code and chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), pointed out that while traditional financial reporting only tells part of the story there are clearly challenges ... [Published Economia - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Mr Polack by Mervyn King

There’s more to school than studying, says the former governor of the Bank of England, who was inspired by the ceaseless energy his teacher devoted to extracurricular clubsI didn’t have any particular ambitions at school – I had far too much fun doing ... [Published Times Education Supplement - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Former Bank Of England Head Mervyn King "Monetary Policy Isn't The Answer"

Why is it that central bankers always wait until after they quit their job before telling the truth? From ABC.net In his keynote address, former governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King gave the Australian mining industry some hope for ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

"World Insecurity” May Have “Positive Impact On Gold" - King, Ex BOE

DAILY PRICE Today’s AM fix was USD 1,308.25, EUR 977.33 and GBP 779.37 per ounce. Friday’s AM fix was USD 1,317.50, EUR 984.02  and GBP 784.23 per ounce. Gold fell $0.20 or 0.01% on Friday to $1,311.40/oz and silver rose $0.01 or 0.05% to ... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

GREG RAY: Insecurity hits a nerve

STUDENTS of the two world wars of last century will tell you that life gets dangerous when old empires start to wobble and would-be new ones start trying to stretch their wings. STUDENTS of the two world wars of last century will tell you that life gets ... [Published Newcastle Herald - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

Diggers and Dealers hears from central bank specialist Lord Mervyn King

Babs McHugh speaks with Lord Mervyn King, Fmr head of Bank of England, who says the resources industries play an important role in setting interest rates. Lord King was keynote speaker at Diggers and Dealers read moreSource: ABC Rural |Duration: 6min ... [Published ABC Online - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

One way to end 'too big to fail'

Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King says Australia should consider introducing legislation that would separate banks' trading arms from their lending operations. Australia could learn from the experience of Great Britain, where the "ring-fencing" ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

David Murray's Plan To Fence Off Activities In The Big Banks Just Got A Huge Boost

David Murray’s idea to follow US and UK regulators by formally splitting the commercial banking arms of Australian Banks from the more speculative trading arms has found support in the past 24 hours from former Bank of England Governor Mervyn King.King ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

'Vulnerable' China a threat to stability

Ex-Bank of England governor Mervyn King is visiting Australia, and has commented on the economic and geopolitical outlook. He argued that Australia could benefit from adopting some of the policies seen in Scandinavia, such as boosting the workforce participation ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 4 reports

Mervyn King: 'Last chance for European banks to restore their credibility'

Former Bank of England governor Mervyn King has warned European banks are facing a “last chance” to convince financial markets they are solvent as a rescue plan was launched for Portugal’s Banco Espirito Santo. ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 3 reports

Central banker praises Aust economy

AUSTRALIA is in a good place to weather difficult economic conditions, but interest rate settings alone will not solve major financial problems, a former English central banker says. FORMER Bank of England Governor Lord Mervyn King says a downturn in ... [Published NEWS.com.au - Aug 04 2014]

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New Wolverhampton base for Handelsbanken [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Aug 26 2014]
Grand Central: BOE Dissents Mean Higher Risk of... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 21 2014]
What if… Lehman Brothers had not collapsed? [Published Prospect - Aug 21 2014]
Bad news coming from Europe [Published Prospect - Aug 21 2014]
RUTH SUNDERLAND: MPC deliberations may prove me... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 20 2014]
A Brief History of Bank of England Dissents [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 20 2014]
Scottish independence: John Swinney in currency... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 20 2014]
MPC vote split: What does that mean for future ... [Published City A.M. - Aug 20 2014]
Bank Of England Rate-Setters Split As Two Back ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 20 2014]
BoE ‘technical discussions’ but no negotiations... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Aug 20 2014]
Print Less but Transfer More [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 19 2014]
Swinney clarifies currency comments [Published BBC - Aug 19 2014]
Are These Two Conspiring To Keep Interest Rates... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 19 2014]
Swinney clarifies bank talks remark [Published Wharfvalley - Aug 19 2014]
City Spy: Brits step up the ad wars in Big Apple [Published London Evening Standard - Aug 19 2014]
Carney must have agreed with Osborne’s policy t... [Published City A.M. - Aug 19 2014]
Value of Audit roundtable: Johannesburg [Published Economia - Aug 19 2014]
Implications For The British Pound From The Ban... [Published Seeking Alpha - Aug 18 2014]
Scottish Government “slapped down” over currenc... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Mr Polack by Mervyn King [Published Times Education Supplement - Aug 15 2014]
Bank of England denies having Scottish currency... [Published Herald Scotland - Aug 15 2014]
Bank of England denies John Swinney currency di... [Published Stv.tv - Aug 14 2014]
Currency has continued to dominate the independ... [Published Milford Mercury - Aug 14 2014]
Clashes in currency union debate [Published Malton Gazette and Herald - Aug 14 2014]
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It Begins: Council On Foreign Relations Propose... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 26 2014]
... A broad-based tax cut, for example, accommodated by a program of open-market purchases to alleviate any tendency for interest rates to increase, would almost certainly be an effective stimulant to consumption and hence to prices. Even if households ...
Grand Central: BOE Dissents Mean Higher Risk of... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 21 2014]
Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup Highlights Douglas’s Take: BOE Dissents Mean Higher Risk of Early Rate Rise Fed Minutes: Rate-Hike Debate Heating Up New Fed Exit Strategy Emerges and Foreign Banks Are Big Winners ...
A Brief History of Bank of England Dissents [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 20 2014]
Just like Christmas dinners, monetary policy meetings at central banks are often pictured as gatherings full of suspense, conflict and heated debates. Indeed, the decision on whether to raise interest rates after a period of cheap money has traditionally ...
Print Less but Transfer More [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 19 2014]
Mark Blyth and Eric Lonergan in Foreign Affairs (registration required): Rather than trying to spur private-sector spending through asset purchases or interest-rate changes, central banks, such as the Fed, should hand consumers cash directly. ...
Former Bank Of England Head Mervyn King "Moneta... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 11 2014]
Why is it that central bankers always wait until after they quit their job before telling the truth? From ABC.net In his keynote address, former governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King gave the Australian mining industry some hope for ...
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