Mervyn King

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  1. Rounders in, cricket out at Bank of England

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    Fri, 4 Jul 2014

    LONDON, July 4 (Reuters) - Cricket has lost its central billing at the Bank of England's annual sports day as former governor Mervyn King 's favourite sport makes way for rounders, a game similar to softball.

  2. OppenheimerFunds 2014 Outlook

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    Mon, 16 Dec 2013

    maturities relatively short. Economy: A Less Familiar Synchronized Global Expansion Dr. Jerry Webman, Chief Economist Mervyn King , the former Governor of the Bank of England, once described the decade from the early 1990s to the early 2000s as

  3. Money for Nothin’ Writing Checks for Free

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    Thu, 3 Jan 2013

    fashion. British Chancellor of the Exchequer (equivalent to our Treasury Secretary) George Osborne wrote a letter to Mervyn King , Governor of the BOE (equivalent to our Fed Chairman) in November. “Transferring the net income from the APF

  4. UK QE RIP?

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    Fri, 30 Nov 2012

    than stalling the programme altogether. However, that was only part of the story. The subsequent day, BOE Governor Mervyn King and Chancellor of the Exchequer Rt Hon George Osborne MP exchanged letters, agreeing to transfer the accumulated coupon payments on the BOE

  5. PRESS DIGEST - Financial Times - May 3

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    Wed, 2 May 2012

    Repairing the economy and regulating banks is "the biggest challenge the Bank [of England] has faced for decades," Sir Mervyn King said on Wednesday in a speech in which he conceded for the first time he should have "shouted from the rooftops" about

  6. Can U.K. CPI Really Get Back to Its 2% Target

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    Thu, 23 Jun 2011

    to get back to the 2% target by the first quarter of 2013, and it’s difficult to disagree with that sentiment. Mervyn King , the governor of the BoE, has made his views clear: To generate the conditions necessary to bring inflation down

  7. Don’t Care

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    Mon, 1 Mar 2010

    required to maintain or regain trust in sovereign credits approaching the rocks. Just last week Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that it would be difficult to cut government spending quickly, but that there needs to be a clear plan for doing

  8. Perspectives Archive - December 2009, Page 2

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    Tue, 12 Jan 2010

    and acquisitions activity. QFinance | Ian Frasier | 12-03-2009 No-One Can Afford “Too Big to Fail” Banks Mervyn King , governor of the Bank of England, believes it is impossible to construct a credible regulatory system while dinosaurs

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