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  1. Top bankers need to take cyber threat seriously: BoE

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2014

    LONDON (Reuters) - Top British bankers and other senior executives in the financial services industry are not taking the risk of cyber attacks seriously enough, financial policymakers at the Bank of England say.

  2. UK's Osborne re-appoints Kohn and Taylor to Bank of England FPC

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - British finance minister George Osborne said on Wednesday that he was reappointing two members of the Bank of England 's Financial Policy Committee to another three-year term, and extended the term of a monetary policymaker.

  3. Bank of England's Cunliffe sees little direct exposure to UK from Russia

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    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - Britain has little direct exposure to economic turmoil in Russia, but it is important to weigh up risks to the financial system resulting from the market strife, a senior Bank of England official said on Wednesday.

  4. UK 30-year bond yields dip below 2.5 percent for first time

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Britain's 30-year bond yields dipped under 2.5 percent for the time on Tuesday, after inflation fell to a 12-year low in November leaving the Bank of England under no...

  5. RPT-UPDATE 1-Lloyds payout in balance after scrapes through UK bank test

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Britain's state-backed lenders only narrowly passed the Bank of England 's debut annual stress test, putting the prospects of Lloyds paying a dividend for 2014 in the balance.

  6. Lloyds and RBS Barely Pass Stress Test; Results Reinforce Our View That Capital Build Is Ahead

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    paying a dividend. Regulators' comments lead us to believe that next year’s stress test will be more difficult. The Bank of England implied that next year’s test could include greater stress in overseas markets, which could be challenging for HSBC and Standard

  7. RPT- Bank of England stress tests pass all banks apart from Co-op

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - All Britain's main banks would be able to withstand a sharp fall in house prices, other than the troubled Co-operative Bank, the Bank of England said on Tuesday.

  8. Co-op Bank says no need to raise capital after fails test

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Britain's Co-operative Bank said it would not need to raise capital after failing a Bank of England stress test.

  9. RBS says still work to be done on balance sheet

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    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Bank of Scotland said on Tuesday it still had work to do to build up its defences against potential losses after it narrowly passed a Bank of England stress test.

  10. UK tax reform to help housing market - Bank of England's Carney

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    Fri, 12 Dec 2014

    LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - A change to the way Britain taxes house purchases, introduced last week, will give a small boost to most of the country's housing market, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney was quoted as saying on Friday.

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