BoE probes press conference audio feed leak

Carney presents the inflation report
Mark Carney speaks at the inflation report press conference
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The Bank of England has responded angrily to the leak of a backup audio feed of its press conferences, which appears to have been given to hedge funds in advance of the main broadcast.

The BoE said it realised the third-party supplier tasked with managing the feed had been leaking the audio to “external clients” since earlier in the year. The discovery apparently came after a journalist at The Times made enquiries.

The newspaper reported that these clients were hedge funds, which may have been

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