The Bank’s Markets area manages the Bank's balance sheet, implements the policy decisions of the Monetary Policy Committee, provides liquidity insurance to the financial system, and manages the UK Government’s foreign currency and gold reserves. It also acts as the Bank’s eyes and ears in markets, gathering intelligence on financial market developments to support all of the Bank’s policy committees.
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Fair and Effective Markets Review
|The Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) was established by the Chancellor and the Governor in June 2014, to help restore trust in the wholesale Fixed Income, Currency and Commodity (FICC) markets in the wake of a number of high profile abuses. It has published its Final Report, setting out 21 recommendations. More…
The Bank of England will host an Open Forum on 11 November to take stock of reforms and discuss the future of markets. It will bring together policymakers, financial market participants and users, academics, media representatives and wider society - all parties who have a stake in well-functioning financial markets. More…