After a Carney-free fortnight in Asia Minor, I returned to Blighty to find even my dentist singing the praises of the new governor.
Royal Bank of Scotland is unlikely to face a breakup as the costs would outweigh the benefits, Fitch Ratings said.
It all used to be so simple for the Bank of England.
The new governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has signalled that Britain's ultra-low interest rates would remain unchanged until well after the 2015 general election as he stressed that only a big fall in unemployment would bring an end to the cheap money of the past four years.
The latest report from the U.K.'s Office of Budgetary Responsibility (OBR) showed that despite the "austerity rhetoric", the government is nowhere near its deficit reduction targets, one analyst said on Wednesday.
Bloomberg's Mark Barton reports on Monday's top headlines.
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne backed tougher rules for the banking industry, including legislation to jail reckless bankers and giving regulators the power to defer bonuses for as long as 10 years.
Investment bankers at Rothschild are to be paid £850,000 for conducting a review, commissioned by the chancellor, into whether Royal Bank of Scotland should be split into a good and bad bank.
Britain's finance minister George Osborne will unveil on Wednesday his plans for another round of government spending cuts as he tries to keep his deficit-reduction drive on track and free up cash for fresh investment.
The good news for George Osborne is that Lloyds shares have done well since his Mansion House speech. The stock has barely moved in the past two days – impressive in a soggy stock market after a big seller has announced its intentions.
Royal Bank of Scotland's involvement in the Libor rigging scandal could be worse than Barclays' and may force the state-owned bank to pay a bigger fine than its UK rival, an MP has claimed.
Barely two, possibly three, weeks to go before David Cameron's predicted reshuffle, the first such unforced exercise since the general election.