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  • 'Single market' is key for UK businesses: CIO Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET
    '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 Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    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

  • This could be the trade of the decade Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    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 Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:45 AM ET
    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.

  • ECB will never do QE: Pro Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    ECB will never do QE: Pro

    Paul Sedgwick, head of investment at Frank Investments, says the Fed and the Bank of England are likely to hike their rates within the next six months but that the ECB won't start a QE program.

  • Carney: Rate normalization time nears Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET
    Carney: Rate normalization time nears

    Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says many of the conditions for the U.K. economy to settle have been met and that interest rate normalization is getting closer.

  • Carney 'relatively upbeat': Economist Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Carney 'relatively upbeat': Economist

    Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, and Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discuss the U.K. economy and their forecast regarding an interest rate hike.

  • BoE's Carney: Rate hike nearing, wage growth weak Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    The point at which interest rates begin to normalize is getting closer, the Bank of England's Mark Carney told trade unionists.

  • A teller displays $100 dollar U.S. notes at a money exchange in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    The stronger dollar may have stolen the headlines this week, but a closer look shows that it's not in fact a broad dollar rally.

  • Can UK households cope with a rate hike? Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:35 AM ET
    Can UK households cope with a rate hike?

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, discusses the U.K. labor market and says that the Bank of England can afford to wait a few months before it starts hiking rates.

  • Should the BoE hike rate sooner rather than later? Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Should the BoE hike rate sooner rather than later?

    Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PWC and former member of the Bank of England's MPC, says that the U.K.'s growth picture is supportive of higher interest rate.

  • Is the BoE policy no longer adapted? Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Is the BoE policy no longer adapted?

    Marian Bell, former MPC member at the Bank of England, says that the current "very easy monetary conditions" in the U.K. are "simply not appropriate".

  • BoE misjudged labor market 'quite badly': Pro Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:30 AM ET
    BoE misjudged labor market 'quite badly': Pro

    Jonathan Portes, director at the NIESR, discusses the Bank of England and says that so far, it has not managed expectations very well.

  • How the ONS revision could impact the BoE Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:35 AM ET
    How the ONS revision could impact the BoE

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the upcoming Bank of England's MPC meeting following the ONS revision, which shows the U.K.'s recession was not as bad as previously thought.

  • No need for BOE to hike rates: Pro Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:53 AM ET
    No pressing need for BOE to hike rates: Pro

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, expects the Bank of England to leave rates unchanged on Thursday.

  • 'Interesting' months ahead for sterling: Pro Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET
    'Interesting' months ahead for sterling: Pro

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.

  • Awash with cash, world economies take turn for worse Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.

  • Should the BoE have raised rates? Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    Should the BoE have raised rates?

    DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.

  • BoE minutes: Two MPC members vote for rate hike Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    BoE minutes: Two MPC members vote for rate hike

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which saw two out of nine members vote in favor of a rate hike.