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Want independence? Then be set to lose pound, says UK FM

Feb 13, 2014

Want independence? Then be set to lose pound, says UK FM

The UK finance minister said that the currency couldn't be split up like a CD collection. #TheySaidIt #Scotland #UK #George Osborne
Once more! Fed is blowing bubbles to cover up growing inequality

Oct 03, 2013

Once more! Fed is blowing bubbles to cover up growing inequality

The Western central banks primarily the Federal Reserve of United States and the Bank of England, have been printing money (or quantitative easing as they like to call it) at a very rapid rate since the start of the financial crisis in late 2008. The idea is to print and pump money into the financial system and thus ensure that there is a lot of money going around, leading to low interest rates. #Dollar #US #Europe #Federal Reserve #Raghuram Rajan #Global economy #Real estate bubble #money markets #Chancellor George Osborne #Charlene Chu
UK Finance Minister's budget leaked online minutes before speech

Mar 20, 2013

UK Finance Minister's budget leaked online minutes before speech

A copy of what appeared to be the front page of the London Evening Standard, with full details of economic forecasts and changes to taxes appeared on the blog of political commentator Guido Fawkes at least fifteen minutes ahead of Osborne's speech. #InsecureNet #George Osborne #UK Budget
UK may lose triple A credit rating: Treasury chief

Dec 06, 2012

UK may lose triple A credit rating: Treasury chief

Britain's Treasury chief has acknowledged that the country may lose its triple A credit rating even though his economic strategy remains centered on getting the public finances under control. #NewsTracker #George Osborne #Moody
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Sep 04, 2012

Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

British Prime Minister David Cameron kept his unpopular finance minister George Osborne in a reshuffle of his cabinet on Tuesday that he hopes will revive the Conservative-led government's fortunes in the middle of a term dominated by recession. #NewsTracker #David Cameron #George Osborne

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Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Aug 21, 2014

George Osborne pockets £1bn in stamp duty bonanza as house prices soar

In the first four months of the financial year, from April to July, the amount of money paid in stamp duty to the Government has soared by 26.5 per cent to £4.8 billion...
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Aug 21, 2014

Borrowing is down but the deficit rises

George Osborne looks set to have little room for pre-election giveaways despite a welcome fall in borrowing last month...
Cameron shuffles UK Cabinet, but keeps Osborne

Aug 27, 2014

Osborne's target of doubling UK exports by 2020 looks a long way off

Aim to rebalance economy by exporting £1tn of goods and services begins to appear less achievable The chancellor George Osborne would be forgiven for regretting his bold target of doubling UK exports of goods and services to £1tn by 2020. It sounds g... #United Kingdom #George Osborne #Lloyds Banking Group