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  • Not much support for sterling rally: Pro

    John Hardy, foreign exchange strategist at Saxo Bank, says the sterling rally should "fade really soon" and discusses the outlook for the euro/dollar.

  • Where next for sterling?

    Ian Stannard, head of European foreign exchange strategy at Morgan Stanley, says sterling could come under pressure as the market has pushed back its expectation of a BoE rate hike.

  • UK activity is 'softening': Economist

    David Page, senior economist at AXA Investment Managers, discusses the U.K. economy and says the Bank of England is unlikely to raise rates until May or June 2015.

  • Rates will rise before UK's May election: Pro

    Kit Juckes, global head of FX strategy at Societe Generale, says if the Bank of England does not hike interest rates before the U.K.'s general election in May, it would have missed a window of opportunity.

  • The Bank of England

    The Bank of England will announce its latest policy decision on Thursday, as experts debate how stagnant wage growth may impact its first rate hike.

  • It was a positive start to the week for stocks in Europe, although the German DAX pared gains following disappointing data from the country.

  • It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.

  • BoE will keep rates on hold this week: Pro

    Jonathan Ashworth, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, says there is "little urgency" for the Bank of England to tighten monetary policy.

  • The Bank of England gave a clean bill of health to Britain's controversial flagship mortgage guarantee scheme on Thursday.

  • UK business wants to be in 'reformed' EU: CBI chief

    John Cridland, director general of the CBI, says British businesses want to be within a "reformed Europe".

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Labour speeches were pro-business: BCC chief

    John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, says he was "excited" by the pro-business policies put forward by the Labour party at its conference.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Economists say the greenback is gaining strength based on confidence in the U.S. economy, and potentially higher rates.

  • 'Single market' is key for UK businesses: CIO

    Anne Richards, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, says markets will quickly move on from Scotland and that there is "a compelling argument" for the BoE not to raise rates yet.

  • UK wage growth 'still very low': Pro

    Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which show U.K. unemployment fell further to 6.2 percent.

  • Scotland independence vote

    Scotland's historic independence vote is coming up, and the result could cause market turmoil

  • U.S. and Japanese flags are displayed at a foreign exchange firm in Tokyo.

    After months of going nowhere, the dollar has started to take off against the yen, and pros say this is just the beginning.

  • BoE taking bitcoin seriously: Chief Cashier

    Victoria Cleland, chief cashier and director of banknotes at the Bank of England, says the central bank is taking bitcoin seriously but does not see it as a threat to cash.