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  • UK interest rate rise will be gradual: Pro Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:00 PM ET
    UK interest rate rise will be gradual: Pro

    Jonathan Ashworth, UK Economist at Morgan Stanley, says the interest rate rise in the U.K. is going to be gradual so the economic recovery is not threatened.

  • Will the BoE hike rates in 2014? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Will the BoE hike rates in 2014?

    John Hardy, foreign exchange strategist at Saxo Bank, says the market is "aggressively" pricing in a Bank of England rate hike in 2014, and comments on the latest minutes.

  • UK inflation 'undershooting' BoE forecast: Pro Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK inflation 'undershooting' BoE forecast: Pro

    David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, says that the U.K. inflation data "is undershooting" the Bank of England's expectations and discusses the timing for a rate hike.

  • BoE will hike interest rates in November: Pro Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    BoE will hike interest rates in November: Pro

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, says the Bank of England will raise interest rates in November, though better data out of the U.K. could bring the hike forward.

  • Dollar edges up vs yen, sterling drives higher Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    The dollar was up around a third of a percent against the yen as markets listened to the Bank of Japan's latest comments on policy on Friday.

  • BoE to hike rates sooner rather than later? Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:15 AM ET
    BoE to hike rates sooner rather than later?

    The Bank of England may hike rates earlier than expected, says Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, but the decision will be data-dependent.

  • Carney trying to 'get ahead of the game'? Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:00 AM ET
    Carney trying to 'get ahead of the game'?

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says the cost of living crisis has been "the number one issue" for the U.K. economy and discusses the Bank of England's guidance.

  • Impact of Carney's hawkish stance on forex Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 10:48 PM ET
    Carney's hawkish stance is 'interesting': HSBC

    Dominic Bunning, Currency Strategist at HSBC, discusses how Mark Carney's comments about a sooner-than-expected. rate hike can impact various currencies.

  • Osborne gives Bank of England new mortgage powers Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer.

    British finance minister George Osborne gave the BoE stronger powers to curb mortgage lending and reduce the risks of the housing market.

  • Investors await ECB decision Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:07 AM ET
    Investors await ECB decision

    The Europeans need to build confidence back into the system, says Charles Kantor, Neuberger Berman, talking with Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets, about what the ECB needs to do to boost the euro zone economy.

  • UK economy not that 'fantastic': Pro Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    UK economy not that 'fantastic': Pro

    David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC, says that the U.K. "rosy environment" is priced in and that it is not the "fantastic story" people think it is.

  • Mario Draghi's banking problems Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:38 AM ET
    Mario Draghi's banking problems

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on whether ECB President Mario Draghi is likely to unveil stimulus measures that will give the euro zone economy a lift.

  • UK housing: What can the BoE do? Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:30 AM ET
    UK housing: What can the BoE do?

    Lucian Cook, head of residential research at Savills and James Sproule, chief economist at the Institute of Directors, discuss the U.K. housing market and the impact BoE measures have had or could have.

  • BoE: Focus is on the housing market Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:53 AM ET
    BoE: Focus is on the housing market

    Investors should expect the housing market to be in focus at the Bank of England's June meeting, but a rate hike is not on the cards, CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports.

  • UK growth could reach 7-year high in 2014: BCC Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    The U.K. economy will expand at its fastest rate this year since 2007, according to forecasts by the BCC out on Friday.

  • Rising interest rates: Who should you listen to? Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, at the bank's quarterly inflation report news conference

    Speculation over when Bank of England will raise rates has started to loom but investors are not preparing for a decision any time soon.

  • Time to take profit on sterling? Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET
    Time to take profit on sterling?

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, says he is "constructive" on sterling.

  • UK has 'a lot of hidden unemployment': Pro Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK has 'a lot of hidden unemployment': Pro

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, and Edmund Shing, global equity portfolio manager at BCS Financial Group, discuss the U.K. economy and how there is still slack in the labor market.

  • The euro steadied against the dollar on Wednesday and rebounded from a 16-month trough against the British pound.

  • BoE has 'steady hands': Pro Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 6:26 AM ET
    BoE has 'steady hands': Pro

    Marc Ostwald, strategist at Monument Securities, comments on the Bank of England's Inflation Report, saying the bank has a "steady hand" and looks at the breakdown of unemployment "very closely."