Andrew Bailey

Not so long ago the idea the Bank of England might bet using a digital currency would be the way forward for banking would have been heresy. The banks have generally spent most of the last decade rubbishing cyber currencies betting they would be a flash-in-the-pan. However, as those who bet on sports in the UK using Bitcoin at Bet365 will tell you, that hasn’t happened. They can no longer afford to ignore blockchain-based banking, but can the BOE really embrace it? ... read more

The search for a new replacement to Andrew Bailey, the Chief Executive of the FCA is underway. Top candidates include Tracey McDermott, Chris Woolard, and Sam Woods. You can place your bet on the next Chief Executive of the FCA, with the bookies favoring Ms. McDermott to win the top position. ... read more

Mark Carney is due to leave his post as Bank of England governor at the end of January 2020. Speculations are mounting on the leading candidates to replace Mr. Carney. Familiar faces like Andrew Bailey and Ben Broadbent are among the frontrunners. But we think you should bet on the next BOE governor to be the Indian economist, Raghuram Rajan. ... read more