Monday December 29, 2014
The Bank of England's response to the global financial crisis was "exciting" to work on and prevented another Great Depression, its former governor, Mervyn King, has said.
Monday September 29, 2014
One of the more unusual trials to come out of the US financial crisis is set to begin today, when a judge will consider whether the US government's rescue of AIG was, in fact, legal.
Tuesday February 11, 2014
New Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said that she had no plans to change monetary policy from that mapped out by her predecessor Ben Bernanke.
Wednesday December 18, 2013
The US Federal Reserve has announced plans to trim its aggressive bond-buying programme.
Wednesday November 20, 2013
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has said that the Fed will maintain ultra-easy US monetary policy for as long as needed.
Wednesday October 09, 2013
The effect of tapering and budget rows in the US on stocks and currencies has been well documented, but the effect on commodities is harder to pin down.
Monday September 16, 2013
Former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers withdrew yesterday from consideration to succeed US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Monday August 26, 2013
Central Bankers from around the world gathered at Jackson Hole in Wyoming for their annual symposium at the weekend.
Friday June 28, 2013
The White House has assembled a short list of candidates to succeed Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a source said yesterday.
Thursday June 20, 2013
US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke ended weeks of speculation yesterday evening by saying the bank would likely slow its bond-buying programme this year and end it next year because the country's economy is strengthening.