BoE and BIS open London innovation hub
Banking

BoE and BIS open London innovation hub

2d | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

BoE and BIS open London innovation hub

New hub to help central banks tackle challenges brought about by new tech and market trends Read More...

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Cross-border interoperability will be a key test for CBDCs, BIS and BoE specialists warn
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Cross-border interoperability will be a key test for CBDCs, BIS and BoE specialists warn

3d | By Jeremy Chan, Journalist

Cross-border interoperability will be a key test f...

Internationalisation of CBDC a major design consideration Read More...

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“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE senior manager
Banking

“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE senior manager

3m | By Leanna Reeves, Journalist

“Right time” for CBDC to be considered, says BoE s...

The Bank of England (BoE) reiterated its ambition to introduce a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) to improve the payment landscape’s resilie...

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Bank of England aims for automation to solve industry reporting woes
Insurance

Bank of England aims for automation to solve industry reporting woes

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Bank of England aims for automation to solve indus...

The Bank of England is experimenting with automation and machine learning to reduce the amount of human effort required in the interpretation, submiss...

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Tensions rise as CFTC, BoE, and market participants debate CCP supervision
Insurance

Tensions rise as CFTC, BoE, and market participants debate CCP supervision

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

Tensions rise as CFTC, BoE, and market participant...

The role of central banks in the supervision of central counterparties (CCPs) was greatly debated on a panel discussion at the FIA’s IDX in Lond...

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BoE: "Synchronisation innovative step for new Real-Time Gross Settlement"
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BoE: "Synchronisation innovative step for new Real-Time Gross Settlement"

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

BoE: "Synchronisation innovative step for new Real...

The Bank of England (BoE) is looking to work with a range of organisations, including fintech firms, to explore the demand for implementing synchronis...

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Carney says BoE stress-testing worst possible no-deal Brexit scenario
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Carney says BoE stress-testing worst possible no-deal Brexit scenario

3y | By Edwin Boadu, Reporter

Carney says BoE stress-testing worst possible no-d...

Less than eight months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU and the government has still not reached a deal with Brussels, raising the pos...

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Bank of England: "We don’t think crypto assets are money, or a particularly good store of value"
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Bank of England: "We don’t think crypto assets are money, or a particularly good store of value"

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

Bank of England: "We don’t think crypto assets are...

At London Fintech Week, Cordelia Kafetz, head of the Bank of England’s Fintech Hub made clear the central bank’s position on cryptocurrenc...

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Industry reaction to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s fintech warning
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Industry reaction to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney’s fintech warning

4y | By Alex Hammond, Managing Editor (2017-2018)

Industry reaction to Bank of England Governor Mark...

Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, delivered the fintech industry something of a backhanded compliment last week whilst addressing an audie...

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Rising to the Challenge: Banking On the Future
Banking

Rising to the Challenge: Banking On the Future

5y | By Andy Foot, Financial Services Project Director

Rising to the Challenge: Banking On the Future

Challenger banks are having a rare time exploring what it means to be serving customers in the 21st century. Unlike established retail banks who are h...

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How risky will the Brexit be for UK fintech?
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How risky will the Brexit be for UK fintech?

5y | By Madhvi Mavadiya, Editor (2015-2016)

How risky will the Brexit be for UK fintech?

“The biggest domestic risk to financial stability” – this is how Bank of England governor Mark Carney described how the potential Br...

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US probe into the Bank of England’s handling of the forex inquiry
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US probe into the Bank of England’s handling of the forex inquiry

6y | By Nicole Miskelly, Editor

US probe into the Bank of England’s handling of th...

US prosecutors are probing into what the Bank of England (BoE) knew about the way traders’ behaved in the foreign exchange (FX) market, the FT r...

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