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Bank of England told to stop buying ‘high carbon’ bonds

Bank of England told to stop buying ‘high carbon’ bonds

Published 25/01/2021

FILE PHOTO: A general view shows The Bank of England in the City of London financial district in London, Britain, November 5, 2020. REUTERS/John Sibley/File [more…]

UK proposes cash back breathing space for property funds

UK proposes cash back breathing space for property funds

Published 03/08/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors in property funds should wait up to 180 days before they can get their money back to avoid widespread suspensions in [more…]

Cresting ‘first wave’ of stimulus may be next hurdle for world markets

Cresting ‘first wave’ of stimulus may be next hurdle for world markets

Published 16/07/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A growth spurt in the balance sheets of the world’s biggest central banks has crested in recent weeks, drawing warnings from investors [more…]

London Stock Exchange’s Rathi to head UK financial watchdog

London Stock Exchange’s Rathi to head UK financial watchdog

Published 22/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Nikhil Rathi, head of the London Stock Exchange’s UK division, has been appointed chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), Britain’s [more…]

Amid rising talk of negative rates, policies in Japan, Europe get subtle tweaks

Amid rising talk of negative rates, policies in Japan, Europe get subtle tweaks

Published 19/05/2020

TOKYO/FRANKFURT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of applying plenty of stick to commercial lenders unhappy with negative interest rate policies, central bankers in the euro zone [more…]

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

European insurer shares fall as row breaks out over dividends

Published 03/04/2020

MUNICH/LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in Europe’s insurers fell sharply on Friday after the EU regulator said they should temporarily halt payouts to shareholders during the [more…]

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Bank of England cancels stress test of banks over coronavirus

Published 20/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England canceled this year’s stress test of major banks on Friday and said it may be hard to implement [more…]

Bank of England says working with partners to offset coronavirus impact

Bank of England says working with partners to offset coronavirus impact

Published 02/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said it was working with Britain’s finance ministry and international partners to protect the banking system and Britain’s [more…]

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Don’t be misled by Brexit jobs trickle – London finance chief

Published 15/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s vast financial services industry will lose more jobs to Europe over the coming years because of Brexit, the City of London’s [more…]

Global regulators to question Facebook’s Libra amid EU concerns: paper

Global regulators to question Facebook’s Libra amid EU concerns: paper

Published 15/09/2019

(Reuters) - Global regulators will question Facebook on Monday about its Libra cryptocurrency, amid concerns from European Union governments over the threat the digital currency [more…]