Bank of England governor positive on UK prospects

UK - Sir Edward George, the governor of the Bank of England, believes the 11 September attacks on the US have not had a great effect on Britain's domestic economy and he has suggested they may have only a short-term effect on the world economy.

Sir Edward, speaking before the US attack on Afghanistan, made his remarks after the Group of Seven meeting in Washington of the finance ministers and central bank governors of the leading economies.

He said he thought Britain was in a better shape than

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