Mark Carney

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Bank of England governor Mark Carney at the Hampshire town of Farnborough: “In the event of a no-deal scenario . . . we might have a lot of idle bankers.”

It seemed like a good idea at the time – instead of grilling Mark Carney and his Bank of England colleagues in the usual confines of a stuffy Westmins(...)

Mark Carney told MPs that Britain frequently had higher standards for the sector than the rest of the EU and, as the BoE must regulate the “most complex financial system in the world”, it needed to retain that power.

The UK must have the freedom to adopt tougher regulation of the financial services industry than the EU after Brexit, the Bank of England governor sai(...)

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivers a speech at the Annual Mansion House dinner in London, Britain, June 21 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

Britain’s Treasury is not trying to undermine Brexit but is instead focused on boosting prosperity by promoting continued close ties with the European(...)

The British currency edged 0.1 per cent lower at $1.3915, taking its losses so far this month to more than half a per cent.

Sterling slipped to a five-week low on Thursday as investors grew wary about the outlook for the British currency before a central bank meeting next m(...)

Shares in CRH, the largest company on the Iseq, jumped by 3.4 per cent to €3.40 on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Shares in CRH soared the most in eight months on Friday, lifting Dublin’s Iseq index, as investors mulled over comments made by the building materials(...)

Ireland is set to be the first majority-enabled Visa Direct market in Europe, which means over 80%  of cards will be enabled for the service. Photographer:  Getty Images

Visa is set to launch its direct payments product in Ireland in June, offering real-time payments to customers through its global systems. The service(...)

The Bank of England’s warning  comes a week before a key European Council meeting on Brexit. Photograph: iStock

The Bank of England warned that regulatory authorities and politicians in both the UK and the European Union are not doing enough to prevent the “mate(...)

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney. Photogrph: Peter Nicholls/PA Wire

Cryptocurrencies are failing as a form of money and have shown classic signs of being a financial bubble, requiring regulators to protect consumers an(...)

Brexit in name only?: the  pro-EU Brexit Facts Bus at Westminster this week. Photograph:  Tolga Akmen/AFP/Getty

The British economy slowed down in the final quarter of last year, in stark contrast to that of just about every other country in the world, where gro(...)

Under Britain’s proposal, the UK and the EU would recognise each other’s regulatory and supervisory regimes.

The UK is ready to set out its vision for how it wants financial services to operate after Brexit and favours an ambitious “mutual recognition” of reg(...)

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