Extreme price movements in UK equities

Extreme price movements in UK equities

It’s not always easy to pinpoint the cause of a flash crash. But trade data gives us a good picture of what happens during periods of extreme price volatility. 

New data sheds light on sterling flash crash

The sterling flash crash in October 2016 was amplified by investment banks and other dealers deserting the market, according to...

Psychological safety: the secret to effective teams

A willingness to call out mistakes and concerns at work has proved vital in hospital operating theatres. It is a lesson we can all heed. 

Tribes, vibes and hives: improving diversity through science

Behavioural science can tell us a lot about how humans are hardwired, and where efforts to improve diversity will be best spent.

Why Confirmation of Payee can't come soon enough

Digital banking is a powerful tool. But powerful tools need safety features, especially when fraudsters are becoming increasingly inventive.

AI no match for your average four year old

Artificial intelligence is nowhere near matching the cognitive ability of an infant. But that doesn’t mean we can relax just yet.

Where are all the women economists?

The face of economics looks male-dominated. It’s time to shift gender norms so that more girls take the subject. Interview with FCA Chief Economist, Mary Starks.