Carney replacement set to be chosen by new government

Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson is still seen as the favourite to be the next UK prime minister
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The change of political leadership in the UK will see a new finance minister make the choice of the next Bank of England governor, potentially meaning Brexit-friendly candidates will enter the frame.

A spokesman for the Treasury confirmed today (June 24) that the appointment would happen after a new prime minister is installed. That means it is likely the current finance minister, Philip Hammond, who has the pick of the BoE governor candidates, will be replaced.

“As we said when we launched

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