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  • Bank of England holds rates

    The Bank of England voted 9-0 to keep the U.K. main interest rate at 0.5 percent – marking the seventh straight year of record-low interest rates. CNBC’s Louisa Bojesen breaks down the details.

  • Which central bankers to watch this week

    Investors will be keeping a close eye on three central banks this week: Bank of Japan, U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England. CNBC’s Nancy Hulgrave discusses.

  • Weak Chinese trade data stoked safe-haven demand for the yen on Tuesday.

  • Bank of England governor, Mark Carney speaks in front of the U.K.’s Treasury Select Committee on the EU referendum. CNBC’s Nancy Hulgrave brings you the latest.

  • Negative rates may break the system: El-Erian

    Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, says negative interest rates from the Fed and Bank of England may break the financial system.

  • Bank of England's Carney criticizes G-20

    Mark Carney says the lack of structural reforms are to blame for weak global growth.

  • Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (BOE), speaks during the Institute of International Finance G20 Conference in Shanghai, China, on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016.

    The BOE's governor has defended central banks' monetary stimulus plans, saying the lack of structural reforms has hurt global growth.

  • The yen and Swiss franc rallied across the board on Tuesday as a recent rebound in stocks and crude oil faded.

  • Bank of Canada

    Bank of Canada, Bank of Israel, Bank of England… CNBC takes a look at the central banks other than the Fed that may opt for negative interest rates.

  • International factors are very important: BOE

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney tells CNBC how the central bank is looking at the broader, international markets and their impact on the U.K. economy.

  • Confidence robust despite risk of Brexit: BOE

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney discusses how the central bank is looking at the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union.

  • Rates won’t rocket as in past: BOE

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney discusses how the central bank plans on raising interest rates.

  • Why BOE will hike, not cut rates

    Despite markets pricing in a possible cut in interest rates from the Bank of England (BOE), its governor, Mark Carney explains why it’s committed to raising rates.

  • Watchful for signs of persistence in low inflation: BOE

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney explains why low inflation predominantly comes from the sharp fall in commodity prices globally.

  • Carney: The challenges facing the UK

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney says global financial conditions have deteriorated significantly, with all of the effects posing a downside risk to the U.K.

  • Could the Bank of England cut rates?

    Ross Walker, U.K. economist at RBS, says the BoE would consider an interest rate cut if growth and business confidence fell.

  • SuperThursday Explainer

    It's Super Thursday in the U.K. and all eyes are on the Bank of England. Why? Here's your cheat sheet.

  • We'll continue to see the sterling sell-off: Englander

    Steven Englander, global head of G10 FX strategy at Citi, discusses how the Bank of England and Brexit referendum are affecting sterling.

  • The headquarters of Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA, the oldest surviving bank in the world and Italy's third-largest bank.

    2016 is proving a difficult year for European banks, as the industry grapples with nonperforming loans, rocky markets, increasing regulation and EM volatility.

  • The BoE will raise rates in August: Economist

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, expects there will be enough evidence of domestic inflation for the Bank of England to raise interest rates by August.