Bank of England governor says ‘Brexit deal’ 'positive' for UK economy

Sunday, 20 October 2019 - 6:48


The governor of the Bank of England has told that the new Brexit deal struck by the government is "welcome" and a "net economic positive".

Mark Carney said the deal "takes away the tail risk of a disorderly Brexit".

However the governor warned that the deal might not boost the economy to the same extent as the deal put forward by Boris Johnson's predecessor, Theresa May.

President appoints 21 judges
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