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Howard Davies On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The Brexit of UK Banking

When I became the head of banking supervision in the United Kingdom in the mid-1990s, my friends did not see it as a glamorous or exciting career move. Banking regulation was an obscure task, like cleaning More...

Howard Davies On Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The Political Consequences of Financial Crises

I may not be the only finance professor who, when setting essay topics for his or her students, has resorted to a question along the following lines: “In your view, was the global financial crisis caused More...

Howard Davies On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: Is Financial Repression Here to Stay?

There are several definitions of financial repression – and the repressors and the repressed tend to see things differently. But what financial repression usually involves is keeping interest rates below their More...

Howard Davies On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The Harm of Regulatory Disharmony

In the alphabet soup of institutions involved in the regulation of global financial markets, the FMLC – the Financial Markets Law Committee – is not very prominent. Given that it is based only in London, More...

Howard Davies On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The $4.3 Billion Shrug

– In November, the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced a settlement in which six banks would be fined a total of $4.3 billion for manipulating the foreign-exchange market. More...

Howard Davies On Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies: The Spider of Finance

– The global system of financial regulation is extraordinarily complex. Partly for that reason, it is little understood. In order to explain it to my students at Sciences Po in Paris, I have devised More...

Howard Davies On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

Deputy Governor of the Bank of England Howard Davies : Looking Beyond Juncker

–  The European Union appears to be capable of concentrating on only one problem at a time. This summer it is the question of who will succeed José-Manuel Barroso as President of the European Commission. More...

Howard Davies On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Deputy Governor Of The Bank Of England Howard Davies : Rank Mysteries

– Gibraltar received exciting news last month. The latest Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI), published by the consultancy Z/Yen in London, revealed that the Rock had risen further and faster More...

Howard Davies On Monday, February 24th, 2014

Deputy Governor Of The Bank Of England Howard Davies : The Banks that Ate The Economy

–  Bank of England Governor Mark Carney surprised his audience at a conference late last year by speculating that banking assets in London could grow to more than nine times Britain’s GDP by 2050. More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Professor at Sciences Po in Paris Howard Davies : The Fox And The ECB

–  A French business magazine recently ranked IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde the most internationally influential French person alive – well ahead of President François Hollande. While politics More...

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