Introduction Of The Bank Of England

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Introduction
The Bank of England has been playing the role of issuing banknotes since 1694. Until middle of the 19th century, a number of private banks in the Great Britain and Ireland gained freedom of issuing their own banknotes, while the notes issued by the provincial banking companies commonly under circulation. Over the years, a number of Acts of Parliament were subject to introduce by the UK Parliament in order to increase confidence in the banknotes that were in circulation through limiting on the rights of banks in issuing notes. This concept leads to general idea of this paper, which will look at the evolution of output, inflation, the official bank rate set by the Bank of England and government spending in the UK (Greer, 2009).
It is fascinating for one to track on how the global financial integration has been evolving for the past century. Understanding the evolution of output is possible by looking at the measured stocks of the external assets and liabilities; together with the cumulative consequences of the past cross-border capital flows. Global integration of trade and finance started prior to the World War I, at the time when the capital liberalization was last at their peak. Both global integration of trade and finance fell during the interwar years, with the national protectionism leading to the creation of trade and financial barriers. From 1960s and onwards, both trade and finance started rising once more due to the lofting on a number of restrictions
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