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Bank of England's Governor Mark Carney.

UK banks told to triple holdings by Bank of England to prepare for Brexit

UK lenders have been told to boost their holdings by the BoE to cope with a potential meltdown in financial markets in the event of no-deal Brexit.
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speaks to the Scottish Economics Forum, via a live feed, in central London, Britain March 2, 2018.

Bank of England says ‘fog of Brexit’ will push UK growth to lowest level since financial crisis

The central bank's nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to leave rates at 0.75%, as had been widely expected.

Global stocks slide as Germany’s economy draws closer to a recession

While markets in Asia largely remain closed after the Chinese New Year, virtually all European stock markets have lost at least some ground Thursday.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers in Caracas

The Bank of England has refused to give back $1.56 billion in Venezuelan gold after countries around the world say the regime is illegitimate

The Bank of England is said to have frozen Venezuelan gold assets worth $1.56 billion in another blow to the regime of Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) holds a gold bar

Venezuela opposition leader begs the Bank of England not to send $1.2 billion in gold to Maduro’s ‘illegitimate and kleptocratic regime...

Maduro wants to sell the gold, and the money would be used "to repress and brutalize the Venezuelan people," Juan Guaidó wrote in the letter.
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UK demand for credit cards and mortgages is collapsing as Brits brace themselves for the shock of Brexit

The UK housing market has slowed to its lowest level in nearly a decade as Brexit fears freeze demand for mortgages and credit cards.
The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.

Bank of England warns Brexit uncertainty has ‘intensified’ as it leaves rates unchanged

The central bank's nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to leave rates on hold at 0.75%.
Venezuela really wants its gold back.

Venezuela really, really wants its $550 million of gold back. And it’s going to the Bank of England to get it.

Venezuela's finance minister and central bank governor are set to meet a Bank of England official. The bank is seeking "clarity" before returning it.

Venezuela really wants its $550 million worth of gold back from the Bank of England

The deepening economic crisis in Venezuela means the government really wants to repatriate its gold reserves, worth more than $500 million.