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Bank of England and Financial Times Schools Blog Competition: Get writing!

The Bank and the FT are joining forces to launch a schools blogging competition.  We’re looking for the best blog written by a school student on the theme of  “The Future Economy”, with the winning blog(s) appearing on both the FT online and Bank Underground. Continue reading

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Bitesize: Common ownership across UK banks: implications for competition and financial stability

Paolo Siciliani and Daniel Norris

Asset managers make it more convenient for savers to diversify their investments in stock markets. They are also in a better position to monitor the managers of firms in their portfolios, even if they adopted a passive investment strategy. However, it has been argued that competition might be weakened when firms competing in concentrated industries, such as airlines, share the same small number of institutional investors as their top shareholders.

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