Canada's view on Carney BoE appointment

Mark Carney has been named as the new governor of the Bank of England by Chancellor George Osborne.

Mr Carney, the governor of the Canadian central bank, will serve for five years and will hold new regulatory powers over banks.

Scott Reid is a former advisor to the Canadian government and worked with Mr Carney.

He told BBC News that the new governor will be "very outgoing and very charismatic".