The BoE’s own economic forecasts - which are based on an earlier market assumption of a rate rise in the second half of 2017 - show the weakest outlook for growth in nearly three years

The Bank of England cut its economic growth forecasts on Thursday due to a darker global outlook, and the lone policymaker who had backed a rate rise (...)

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said that recent pay figures suggest there is still enough slack in the labour market to maintain the benchmark rate at 0.5 per cent for now.

UK unemployment unexpectedly fell to the lowest in almost a decade and wage growth slowed less than economists forecast as the labour market continued(...)

 Bank of England governor Mark Carney delivers a speech on the UK economy at the Queen Mary University in London on Tuesday. Mr Carney said that there would be no interest rate rise for now. Photograph: EPA

Borrowers are delighted but the despair drags on for savers as Bank of England governor Mark Carney has made it clear that there is no prospect of an (...)

The Bank of England is not likely to match a move expected from the Federal Reserve next week.  Photograph: Bloomberg

The Bank of England remains unhurried about raising interest rates, pointing on Thursday to a new fall in oil prices and slower wage growth as it kept(...)

Bank of England policymakers are expected to keep interest rates at record lows, but the decision comes as the US Federal Reserve is poised to make it(...)

COP21: Bank of England governor Mark Carney (left) and former New York city mayor Michael Bloomberg at the the UN world climate change conference. Photograph: Reuters/Stephane Mahe

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has announced the establishment of a new global task force, chaired by former New York City mayor Michael Bloombe(...)

While Tuesday was Jes Staley’s first official day in the office at Barclays , the veteran American investment banker is understood to have arrived at the bank some weeks ago

It always helps to have some good news on your first day in a big new job, even if you can’t claim the credit for it. So it must have been gratifying (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney reiterates stance on interest rates, or does he?  Photgraph: Suzanne Plunkett/AFP/Getty Images

Mark Carney has told you once, now he’s telling you again: An interest-rate increase really, really isn’t the Bank of England’s first weapon(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney said to MPs at the Treasury Select Committee this week that rates would stay low “for some time”.

UK economic growth remained at 0.5 per cent in the three months to September, revised official figures showed today. The Office for Nation(...)

Dublin’s IFSC, where much of the Irish investment funds industry is based. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

hadow banking in the Republic amounted to €2,250 billion at the end of last year, or some 1,190 per cent of the State’s GDP, according to an analysis (...)