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November 27, 2015 7:39 AM ET

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Company Overview of Bank of England

Company Overview

The Bank of England serves as the central bank of the United Kingdom. The company offers banking services to Government and other customers, principally central banks and other financial institutions, as well as manages the note issue. It also operates the Real Time Gross Settlement system through which payments relating to the United Kingdom payments and securities settlement systems are settled. The company acts as agent for HM Treasury in managing the United Kingdom’s foreign currency assets and gold reserves, and its foreign currency liabilities; and promotes the case for price stability and understanding of the current framework through the media of publications, speeches, and education...

Threadneedle Street

London,  EC2R 8AH

United Kingdom

Founded in 1694

3,463 Employees


44 20 7601 4444


44 20 7601 5460

Key Executives for Bank of England

Governor, Director, Member of Monetary Policy Committee and Member of Interim Financial Policy Committee
Executive Director of Finance
Age: 42
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 44
Deputy Governor of Prudential Regulation, Director, Member of Interim Financial Policy Committee and Chief Executive Officer of Prudential Regulation Authority
Chief Information Officer and Executive Director of Information Service & Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Bank of England Key Developments

Bank of England Presents at AFME's 10th Annual European High Yield Conference, Oct-21-2015 12:05 PM

Bank of England Presents at AFME's 10th Annual European High Yield Conference, Oct-21-2015 12:05 PM. Venue: etc. venues St Paul’s, 200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD, United Kingdom. Speakers: Sophie Lloret, Head of EU Strategy.

Bank of England Presents at Citi European Credit Conference 2015, Sep-24-2015 03:30 PM

Bank of England Presents at Citi European Credit Conference 2015, Sep-24-2015 03:30 PM. Venue: Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7UT, United Kingdom. Speakers: Andrew Gracie, Executive Director of Resolution.

Bank of England Announces Executive Changes

Chancellor George Osborne has announced that Gertjan Vlieghe, a senior economist at hedge fund Brevan Howard, will replace David Miles on the Bank of England's monetary policy committee. The move marks a return to the Bank for the dual British-Belgian national Vlieghe, who was economic assistant to the previous governor Lord Mervyn King. He left that post to work as a bond strategist at Deutsche Bank in London before moving to Brevan Howard, where he is a partner.

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