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Bank of England Boosts Bond-Buying Program
The bank will purchase another 150 billion pounds in bonds to shore up the U.K. economy as the country enters a second lockdown.
Bank of England Cuts Interest Rate to 0.25%
The rate cut is part of an "unexpectedly large" package of measures aimed at stimulating the U.K. economy in the wake of the Brexit vote.
Bank of England Pares Banks’ Capital Requirements
BoE wants banks to keep lending and discourage insurers from dumping corporate bonds.
Central Banks Move to Ease Brexit Fallout
Britain's vote to leave the EU could put a dent in the Fed's plans to raise interest rates again this year.
Brexit Could Put A Serious Dent In Global Economy
The Bank of England expects the exchange rate of sterling to fall further, 'perhaps sharply,' if Britain votes to leave the EU.
U.K. Lenders Must Issue $41B in New Debt
The additional debt will go toward the financial cushion that banks must have to comply with new EU regulations.
Bitcoin Technology Powering Other Applications
IBM is considering adopting the 'blockchain' technology to create a digital currency that could be linked to a person's bank account, according to Reuters.
Bank of England Comes to Defense of ‘Flash Boys’
A study of the effects of high-frequency trading on U.K. stock prices claims to show that HFT firms make for a more efficient market.
First U.S.-U.K. Cyber ‘War Game’ to Target Banks
Financial institutions will be first up in the countries' new series of war games designed to thwart cyber-crime.
Inflation and Interest rates: Up, Up and Away
Higher inflation may be needed to leave extra-low interest rates behind.