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Bank of England's Broadbent apologises for "menopausal" remark

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LONDON (Reuters) - Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent apologised on Wednesday for saying Britain's economy was going through a "menopausal" phase in a comment that attracted criticism and could revive concern about gender diversity at the bank."I'm sorry for my poor choice of language in an interview with the Telegraph yesterday and regret the offence caused," Broadbent said in a statement.Broadbent, 53, had told the newspaper that years of poor productivity and weak wage growth meant Britain was going through a "menopausal" moment. The Telegraph did not publish the quote in ...

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 16:45 IST