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Carney Speech: Want to make the central bank more open and accountable

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and other MPC members including Ben Broadbent, Deputy Governor Monetary Policy, and Stephen Cunliffe are speaking at a BoE sponsored event titled 'Future Forum 2017,' with key quotes, via LiveSquawk, found below.

Want to make the central bank more open and accountable.

BoE's Broadbent: Lack of productivity growth is fundamental reason why wages haven't grown more quickly.

Key notes

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About Mark Carney 

Mark Carney is Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Monetary Policy Committee, Financial Policy Committee and the Board of the Prudential Regulation Authority. His appointment as Governor was approved by Her Majesty the Queen on 26 November 2012. The Governor joined the Bank on 1 July 2013.

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