Carney speech: No-deal would be an instantaneous shock to both supply and demand


Following the Bank of England's decision to keep its policy rate unchanged at 0.75%, Governor Mark Carney is responding to questions from the press. Below are some key quotes as reported by Reuters.

"No-deal would be an instantaneous shock to both supply and demand."

"Cannot simply say that rates will go one way in the event of a Brexit deal, and another after no-deal."

"If you strip out markets' no-deal Brexit risk, rate expectations are roughly where we would expect."

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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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