Mark Carney: special focus

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A spotlight on the monetary and regulatory philosophy of Euromoney's central bank governor of the year, as he takes his seat as the 120th governor of the Bank of England.


Inside investment: Inflation is the clear danger
November 2016

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Before the official figures were announced, Bank of England governor Mark Carney did what modern central bankers do. He used a busy speaking programme to tell the markets what they already knew: that inflation was likely to exceed the bank’s long-term target of 2%.

The looming crisis in correspondent banking
September 2016

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FSB chair Carney marks his own homework, awarding A* grades for the board's financial regulatory reforms – this is hogwash.

Treasurers left in the dark over ring-fencing plans
August 2016
Following the Brexit referendum result, Bank of England governor Mark Carney said there would be no change to current financial regulation.

Bank of England plots strategy to calm fretful markets
July 2016
The BoE still has plenty of monetary weapons in its policy arsenal, including expanding an asset-purchase programme akin to the ECB, but, amid febrile market confidence, it needs to tread carefully.


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Carney has doubled down on his call that the UK faces the risk of recession.

Abigail with attitude: Carney and global regulators keep moving the goalposts
July 2014
L’Roubi may be a chameleon when it comes to his sartorial mores but Bank of England governor, Mark Carney resembles a chameleon when it comes to his views on UK interest rates.

FX dealers discussed technical fix issues not market rigging, says BoE
March 2014
Markets director Paul Fisher clarifies discussions that took place over trading around fixings at meetings of the Bank of England FX committee subgroup, but acknowledges severity of market-rigging allegations.

Abigail with attitude: Carney and inflated expectations
March 2014
When Carney took over as the new governor last July, we were all infatuated with his cool-dude persona, his dapper appearance in shorts at a summer music festival and his man-bag. Now we are not so sure. 

Carney’s delusions of regulatory grandeur
November 2013
Given the tax bias towards leverage, and regulatory equity thresholds for UK banks that remain a source of systemic risk from the Bank of England's own analysis, the governor is gambling that new, untested regulatory standards will temper systemic risk - even while gunning for the expansion of the financial industry.

Cometh the UK leverage ratio, cometh the deleveraging – in pictures
November 2013
On Tuesday, Carney reiterated the regulatory appeal of the leverage ratio and said the FPC would be able to complete the review within 12 months.

Carney liquidity rules are an ingenious revolution
November 2013
The new flexible liquidity rules will prove key to realizing Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s bold ambition to further entrench London’s status as a global financial hub while addressing the challenge of rising interest rates and a collateral shortage.

Abigail with attitude: Tucker, Sants and the latest permutations of Meredith Whitney
November 2013
Some people believe Tucker could return to the Bank of England as governor once Carney leaves.

Bank of England might be open for business, but it's heading for a fall
October 2013
Bank of England governor Mark Carney is correct that the City of London should be open to global finance. But he dismisses moral hazard and market distortions – the inevitable consequence of easy money and a reflationary UK housing policy – at his peril.

BoE’s Carney unleashes Delphic forward guidance?
 
August 2013
Bank of England (BoE) governor Mark Carney on August 7 introduced a new era in UK monetary policy when he provided forward guidance for the first time on the future direction of interest rates. 

Against the tide: Central bank forward guidance for doves
August 2013
'Forward guidance' is the new buzz phrase after the main European Central Bank (ECB) meetings in July.

Welcome to zombie Britain Mr Carney
July 2013
A slight improvement in the UK’s economic outlook cannot mask the challenges facing the BoE’s new governor.

Proactive central bankers to keep euro and sterling in check
July 2013
Rarely have two decisions to leave interest rates on hold had such an impact on the currency market, but the Bank of England (BoE) and the European Central Bank (ECB) managed to put heavy pressure on the pound and the euro after their policy meetings on Thursday.

Abigail with attitude: Mark Carney – the new Bob Diamond?
June 2013

UK banks’ £25bn shortfall: positive for banks, negative for BoE credibility
March 2013

BoE King throws another grenade into bank-regulation debate in bid to shape legacy
March 2013

Bank of England's Mervyn King steals Carney’s thunder with focus on flexible inflation targeting
February 2013

Carney risks communication breakdown
February 2013

Bank of England governor-designate Carney draws battle lines but recognizes uphill struggle
February 2013


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Regulation: BoE accuses UK banks of improper reporting
January 2013

Central bank governance: Is Carney spoiling for a fight?
January 2013

Bank of England’s next governor Mark Carney: a radical in a conservative job
December 2012

Carney under pressure as battle for Basel III rages
December 2012

Bank of England accuses UK banks of improper reporting
November 2012

Forget the pound’s Carney-val, what about the Canadian dollar?
November 2012

City places faith in Carney’s pragmatism
November 2012

Bank of England’s new chief Carney faces potential conflict of interest in shaping global leverage ratio
November 2012

Regulation: Enhanced disclosures are a big step forward
November 2012

Mark Carney: Finance’s new statesman
 
October 2012

Carney aims to make FSB more than just a talking shop 
October 2012

Carney named Euromoney Central Bank Governor of the Year 2012
October 2012

Central bank governor of the year 2012: Carney connects with charm and credibility 
September 2012

Central Bank Governor and Finance Minister of the Year 2012
September 2012