Carney speech: Brexit developments making UK GDP growth more volatile than usual


Following the Bank of England's decision to keep its policy rate unchanged at 0.75%, Governor Mark Carney is delivering his remarks on the monetary policy outlook in a press conference with key quotes, via Reuters, found below.

"UK financial conditions likely to remain volatile as Brexit develops."

"Monetary policy response to Brexit will not be automatic, could go either way."

"Protectionism could prove more pervasive, persistent and damaging than previously expected."

"Global growth now expected to return to potential more slowly than in May."

"Brexit developments making UK GDP growth more volatile than usual."

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About Mark Carney 

Mark Carney is Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and the Board of the Prudential Regulation Authority. His appointment as Governor was approved by Her Majesty the Queen on 26 November 2012. The Governor joined the Bank on 1 July 2013.

 

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