The Great Debate UK

Expect no immediate fireworks from Mark Carney

By Guest Contributor
June 24, 2013

–Darren Williams is European Economist at AllianceBernstein. The opinions expressed are his own.–

from Anatole Kaletsky:

Is a revolution in economic thinking under way?

By Anatole Kaletsky
October 25, 2012

Four years after the start of the Great Recession, the global economy has not recovered, voters are losing patience and governments around the world are falling like ninepins. This is a situation conducive to revolutionary thinking, if not yet in politics, then maybe in economics.

from MacroScope:

There be feudin’ at the BoE

February 28, 2012

The once-good relationship between Bank of England Governor Mervyn King and his most likely successor, Deputy Governor Paul Tucker, is coming  under increasing strain, according to a new book by former Daily Telegraph journalist Dan Conaghan.  It  alleges   King’s management style and and alleged disdain for the financial markets is to blame.

from MacroScope:

The perils of predicting BoE policy

February 8, 2011

BRITAIN/As we’ve noted extensively, economists often get it wrong. Leaving aside their collective failure to recognise an impending global recession, you might recall a shock interest rate hike from the Bank of England in January 2007.

A new paradigm for inflation

January 14, 2011

-Kathleen Brooks is research director at forex.com. The opinions expressed are her own.-

from MacroScope:

How uncertain exactly is the uncertain BoE?

August 11, 2010

king-inflation.jpgFor a central bank that looks certain to bust its 2 percent inflation target for most of the time between now and the London 2012 Olympics, there is still a lot of uncertainty out there.

Bank of England Inflation report offers markets a reality check

August 11, 2010

-Mark Bolsom is Head of the UK Trading Desk at Travelex Global Business Payments. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Friendly Cameron and King get mix right for now

July 2, 2010

By Ian Campbell

–  The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are their own –

Sovereign default risk, fact or fiction?

May 14, 2010

-Jane Foley is research director at Forex.com. The opinions expressed are her own.-

Little chance of a rate hike until at least Q3

January 23, 2010

cr_mega_503_JaneFoley.JPG-Jane Foley is research director at Forex.com. The opinions expressed are her own. -