Mervyn King


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Mervyn King

A British economist. In 2003, he became Governor of the Bank of England, a role in which he has been known for favoring higher interest rates to fight inflation. He was born in 1948.
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Mervyn King and Phil Taylor, for example, conspired to pile in 13 180s between them a week ago, yet the night total was just 23.
Mervyn King was handed a second five-year term yesterday as Governor of the Bank of England.
Bank of England governor Mervyn King, 63, received a knighthood for his efforts during the recession.
GOVERNOR of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, will complete a two day fact-finding mission to South Wales today.
BANK of England Governor Mervyn King wanted to pump even more into the economy than this month's pounds 50billion cash injection.
MAJESTIC Mervyn King has put in four regal performances on his Premier League debut, but he can forget about taking the crown from Phil Taylor's head.
Governor Mervyn King said last week the current facility had already had "significant" uptake from banks, reportedly as high as pounds 200bn, as the financial turmoil adds to funding pressure.
THE club already boasts the future King of England among its fans and now Aston Villa can bank on the support of another influential fan - Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King.
A FORMER Bank of England rate-setter yesterday launched an outspoken attack on Governor Mervyn King for failing to spot the recession.
THE recession is likely to last even longer than previously feared, Bank of England governor Mervyn King warned yesterday.
MERVYN KING, a 25-1 chance to win Premier League 2009 before a dart was thrown, is now 12-1 third favourite with Stan James and as short as 9-1 after recording a second successive 8-1 win on Thursday night.
BANK of England Governor Mervyn King says inflation could soon reach its peak - but hinted it may be too early for rate cuts.