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Tom Vosa, head of market economics at National Australian Bank, tells CNBC that he wants to hear how incoming governor Mark Carney will go about managing the Bank of England.
Pro trader Rich Ilczyszyn looks at important technical indicators for the yellow metal.
Ralph Silva, Director at Silva Research Network discusses U.K. Chancellor Osborne's plans for reform on the banking industry. He also breaks down UBS earnings.
Mark Carney, incoming governor of the Bank of England, says he did not see signs of complacency amongst policy makers but there is still work to be done on the banking system.
Bank of England hints at more easing weigh on the pound and risk aversion lifts the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.
Britain's surprisingly dismal fourth-quarter GDP report is just one reason this strategist is bearish on the pound.
British industrial output grew less than expected in November, despite a strong rebound in oil and gas production, adding to evidence that the economy may have contracted in the last three months of 2012.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Yra Harris, Praxis Trading, discuss the implications of Draghi's decision to leave interest rates unchanged.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors looked towards key rate decisions by the European Central Bank and Bank of England.
Oil futures fell slightly on Wednesday after government data showed U.S. fuel stocks rose sharply last week.
German business confidence lifts the euro and easing expectations dent the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor at The Economist, tells CNBC that even in the best case the US has significant tightening baked in for the first half of 2013.
Anticipating higher taxes, and discussing whether Washington is closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "You will see tax rates go up, and they will be part of a bigger package, and they will hopefully be a stepping stone to other things that need to get done in Washington," he says.
Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says investors shouldn't expect much from the ECB or BOE meetings later today as both central banks look set to sit on their hands.
Adam Posen, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, tells CNBC that the Bank of England is too downbeat on the UK economy.
Chris Wheeler, banks analyst at Mediobanca, informs CNBC of findings in the Bank of England's Financial Stability Report, as well as the implications these have for UK banks.
Aid to Spain eases that country's pain but Greek drama still weighs on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director at BK Asset Management says the appointment of Mark Carney to Bank of England Governor will result in renewed focus to restore credibility to the financial sector in the U.K.
He may well know his stuff when it comes to central banking, but the future Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to show a wide breadth of knowledge about British history, culture and customs before he can claim British citizenship.
Central bankers are joining premier-league footballers as global-economy elites.