Names in the frame to be Bank of England governor

From Raghuram Rajan to Janet Yellen or Andy Haldane, who is in the running to succeed Mark Carney?As the chancellor begins the search for a new Bank of England governor to succeed Mark Carney, here are some of the potential runners and riders. Continue…

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Gig economy fuelled ‘lost decade’ in wage growth – Bank economist

Andy Haldane highlights effects of job insecurity and uncertain hours on payThe rise of insecure work in the gig economy has fuelled a “lost decade” in wage growth in Britain, according to the Bank of England’s chief economist.In a speech to trade unio…

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Bank of England’s Andy Haldane to chair UK industrial strategy council

New strategic body will try to improve Britain’s chronically low productivityThe Bank of England’s chief economist, Andy Haldane, is being appointed to chair the government’s new industrial strategy council, and help improve Britain’s low productivity….

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Bank of England expert: World Cup feelgood factor backs case for rate rise

Chief economist Andy Haldane says England’s displays have boosted consumer spendingThe performances of Harry Kane and his team-mates in the World Cup are helping the economy bounce back from its weather-beaten start to the year and supporting the need …

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The Bank is betting on strong GDP for August interest rate rise | Nils Pratley

Anything less than 0.4% for the second quarter could spell yet another embarrassing delayHere we go again. The Bank of England has restarted its drumroll in preparation for a rate hike. Andy Haldane, the Bank’s chief economist, has joined the rate-rise…

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Bank of England moves closer to August interest rate rise

Chief economist, Andy Haldane, joins two others on MPC in pushing for an increaseThe Bank of England raised the chances of an August rate rise after its chief economist joined two other members of its rate-setting monetary policy committee voting for a…

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Bank economist calls for counselling for primary school pupils

Andy Haldane says early mental health intervention could lead to sixfold return on investmentThe chief economist at the Bank of England has backed the use of counselling services for primary school children, arguing there is a strong economic case for …

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The Guardian view on QE: the economy needs more than a magic money tree | Editorial

Quantitative easing succeeded in staving off disaster but it was not enough to regenerate a fair economy. This could have been achieved by a redistributive, expansionary fiscal policy which ministers were ideologically resistant toWhen running for the …

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