more stringent and not surprisingly, the next month mortgage approvals plunged to their lowest level since June 2013. The Bank of England (central bank), which has declared that the surge in home prices is “the biggest domestic risk to financial stability
LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Bank of England said net lending to small businesses by banks and building societies taking part in its Funding for Lending Scheme dropped by 400 million pounds in the second quarter of 2014.
JACKSON HOLE Wyo. (Reuters) - There are potential "coordination issues" between the Bank of England 's ( BoE ) new financial stability committee and other bank functions, a senior BoE official said on Saturday, adding that these issues can be resolved.
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Aug 23 (Reuters) - There are potential "coordination issues" between the Bank of England 's ( BoE ) new financial stability committee and other bank functions, a senior BoE official...
(Corrects paragraph 3 to show Bank of England governor has warned of difficulties in monetary union)
LONDON, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Emerging equities snapped an eight-day streak of gains on Thursday as weak Chinese data and hawkish signals from the Bank of England and U.S. Federal Reserve dampened the...
LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England policymakers have broken ranks over interest rates for the first time in three years, with two of them unexpectedly voting to tighten policy, in a move that revives speculation about a 2014 rate hike.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks mostly halted their recent rally on Wednesday before the latest policy signal from the U.S. central bank, while UK stocks and bonds fell after Bank of England minutes showed two rate-setters voted to raise interest rates earlier this month.
LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Sterling rallied on Wednesday, recovering from four-month lows against the dollar, while gilt futures fell after Bank of England minutes showed two policymakers...
LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation fell more than expected in July and surging house price growth slowed in June, making it less likely the Bank of England will raise interest rates this year.