Posts Tagged “bank of england”

Barclays and the Bank of England: BAD rate-rigging and GOOD rate-rigging

by Stephen Tall on July 4, 2012

The Barclays rate-rigging scandal has conflated a number of issues — Bob Diamond’s bonus, ‘casino’ banking, failed regulators — making it hard to get behind the media’s shouty headlines to understand the issues which should really concern us. Here’s my brief show-your-working attempt, starting with what Barclays. What Barclays did right: ‘fess up LIBOR (London […]

Daily View 2×2: 31 July 2009

by Stephen Tall on July 31, 2009

Welcome to this, the final summer edition of LDV’s Daily View – the feature will return again at the beginning of September, as will the various members of the LDV editorial collective. 2 Big Stories Treasury select committee slams Government’s (…)

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Vince on reform of banking regulation

by Stephen Tall on July 20, 2009

Lib Dem shadow chancellor Vince Cable has been delivering a speech on reform of banking regulation to the London Stock Exchange, outlining the ways in which the current regulatory model could be improved. Here’s the skinny: RBS and Lloyds to (…)

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