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Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts, tells CNBC that overall he thinks the Bank of England was much more dovish than expected.
The new governor of the Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, has announced that a renewed recovery is now underway in the United Kingdom and it appears to be broadening
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments is bullish Italian equities.
Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN discusses IBM's rating downgrade by Credit Suisse.
Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says he is optimistic about the prospect of a sustained recover in the U.K., but said it will be driven by consumer spending, which could create the risk of an "unbalanced recovery".
Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says that "sensible" forward guidance would be pegged to a target like the unemployment rate, but said this would not be a "cost-free option".
George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, says the Bank of England needs to keep its forward guidance vague.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, and CNBC's UK business editor Helia Ebrahimi, discuss whether forward guidance from Bank of England governor Mark Carney has had a positive impact.
Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK business editor discusses whether the new Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, is likely to increase interest rates on the back of improving economic data.
Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Market Analyst at Saxo Bank explains why he believes forward guidance for the U.K. is the right policy at the wrong time.
The dollar fell to a one-month low against the yen on Monday and a five-week trough against a basket of currencies on expectations the Fed intends to keep interest rates low.
Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, says he Bank of England and the ECB will go to "QE infinity".
Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.
The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.
Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the Bank of England's minutes which showed all board members voted against an extension of stimulus, including the new governor, Mark Carney.
CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses which British woman should be represented on the £10 pound note ahead of the Wednesday's policymakers' meeting on the question.
Paul Donovan, Global Economist and Managing Director at UBS says Mark Carney has been over-presented as dovish.
Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the latest U.K. inflation data should prompt an even more dovish message from the Bank of England.
Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS and Luciano Janelli, chief economist at MIG Bank, question the sustainability of the U.K. recovery and whether more stimulus is needed in Europe.
Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, talks about the "wall of worry" facing investors and why he believes that emerging markets are the "number one risk" to the current rally.