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LA Forum publications provide a comprehensive overview of the end to end research and investment process across a range of asset classes.  Our aim is to help our members understand complex problems and plan efficiently.

Written and published for Local Authority officers, these thought provoking documents highlight investment issues, available options and trends in key areas of the UK's public sector pension scheme space.

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Macroprudential policy at the Bank of England

A vital element of recent reforms to the UK architecture of financial regulation is the creation of a macroprudential authority at the Bank of England — the Financial Policy Committee (FPC). This article explains the role and powers of the FPC. It also describes some of the processes supporting the Committee.

Date added: 30-11-2017

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Macroprudential policy at the Bank of England

Bank of England - Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report

The Bank of England Asset Purchase Facility Fund was established as a subsidiary of the Bank of England on 30 January 2009, in order to fulfil the remit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer given to the Bank on 19 January 2009 and detailed in an exchange of letters with the then Governor on 29 January 2009.  This remit was subsequently expanded to enable the Fund to be used as a monetary policy tool, at the request of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), as detailed in the exchange of letters on 17 February and 3 March 2009.  

Date added: 30-11-2017

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Bank of England - Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report

Bank of England - Breaking the Tragedy of the Horizon – climate change and financial stability

Breaking the Tragedy of the Horizon - climate change and financial stability.

Speech given by:

Mark Carney
Governor of the Bank of England
Chairman of the Financial Stability Board
Lloyd’s of London
29 September 2015

Date added: 06-10-2015

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Bank of England - Breaking the Tragedy of the Horizon – climate change and financial stability

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