Andy Haldane

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The Bank of England is using its bond-buying programme as its main policy tool as it tries to help steer Britain’s economy away from a record 25 per cent slump in March and April.

The Bank of England increased its bond-buying programme by £100 billion on Thursday as it sought to help steer the economy away from a record slump in(...)

A nearly deserted Westminster Bridge in London. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

More than a fifth of UK employers plan to make redundancies over the next three months, according to a survey that shows many more had only been able (...)

UK chancellor Philip Hammond has fired the starting pistol on the government’s search for a new Bank of England governor to replace the central bank’s current chief, Mark Carney

UK chancellor Philip Hammond has fired the starting pistol on the government’s search for a new Bank of England governor to replace the central bank’s(...)

Uber  is a good example of a great idea enriching a small number of people, including shareholders, but not employees

Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England, manages that almost impossible task: to enable us to put the words “economics” and “interesting”(...)

Costa coffee owner Whitbread was among the top performers.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Irish shares dropped slightly on Wednesday, or by 0.08 per cent, broadly in line with trading across Europe. British shares also slipped as losses a(...)

A Ford production line during the second World War.   It could  be possible that  odious populists are getting the economy right when the liberal elite did not

If you have two strong arguments, the surest way to lose a debate is to add a third one. The superfluous argument of our time is, more often than no(...)

Wetherspoon says it expects a “slightly improved” trading outcome for the current financial year compared with 2016

British pub chain JD Wetherspoon, which operates five bars in Ireland, has reported strong trading conditions in the Republic. Founder and chairman T(...)

Andy Haldane: ‘There has been more resilience among consumers and in the housing market than we had expected.’ Photograph: Bank of England/PA Wire

The Bank of England’s chief economist has warned of the dangers of placing too much faith in economic forecasts while reiterating that the central ban(...)

If bond markets are not a bubble, large parts of the pensions industry will, sooner or later, enter crisis.

Volatile stock markets regularly hit the headlines. Bond-market gyrations appeal to headline writers far less frequently. Occasionally we get excit(...)

According to research, some organisations are already using intelligent machines to automate more routine, rule-based tasks

The robots are coming, or so media have proclaimed in recent months. And it is true. The world of work is about to undergo a revolution as advances i(...)

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