Month: February 2016

Not So ‘Super Thursday’ – Lets Give Mark Carney Some Real Targets

Yet another consecutive meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee has kept the base rate constant at 0.5%, a phenomenon that’s fast become the norm having stuck at this historic low since March 2009. The base rate is the rate that the Bank of England (BoE) decides it’s willing to lend to other banks. Following the Read More …

The Looking To Tomorrow Series- Thinking ‘Back To The Future’

I have written before about how regulators and competition regulators are falling at their job of making the economy safer, fairer and productive. These institutions are however keeping the worst of capitalism alive, the bleak and the slow, the outdated and the aged. The issue isn’t due to a ‘small c’ conservatism and a sense Read More …