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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England hikes rates for the 2nd time since the financial crisis

Britain's central bank increased rates from 0.5% to 0.75%, taking the UK's base rate of interest to its highest level since March 2009.
Alistair Darling.

The man who guided Britain through the 2008 financial crisis worries cyber attacks could trigger the next crash

Former British Chancellor Alistair Darling said it would be a "profound mistake" for governments and institutions to ignore the possibility that another crisis could be just around the corner.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen

Fed officials are scrambling to figure out how to fight the next recession

BI PRIME: Fed officials are considering a shift away from their current inflation targeting framework toward more aggressive measures to combat low inflation.
European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi (L) and Bank of England governor Mark Carney arrive at the Bank of England's Open Forum 2015 conference on financial regulation, in London.

BLANCHFLOWER: The looming Bank of England rate hikes rekindles ‘feeling of August 2008’

In 2008, the Bank of England was hiking rates the UK and global economies slipping into their worst recessions in generations.

The Federal Reserve can afford to take things slowly — Dallas Fed President Kaplan says

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan says the central bank can keep raising rates but should be patient in doing so given continued low inflation.

Janet Yellen’s right-hand man is hanging up his boots

The early resignation of Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer creates another powerful vacancy for Donald Trump to fill.

Trump’s obsession with loyalty raises concerns over his preferred pick to lead the Federal Reserve

OPINION: Donald Trump has the unique power to reshape the Federal Reserve by filling a slate of open and expiring spots on the central bank's powerful board

EX-TREASURY OFFICIAL: Cheap central bank money is ‘like heroin’ for the economy

Nicholas Macpherson, who was permanent secretary to the Treasury from 2005 to 2016, said there are "negative side-effects" from central banks' QE programs.

There’s a reason markets don’t believe the Fed will raise interest rates again this year

Markets are pricing in a negligible 17.3% chance of a rate increase in September.