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  • UK inflation falls to 13 year low: Reaction  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says we shouldn't be overly concerned about today's disappointing inflation data, as the U.K. is seeing a strengthening in its labour market, which should push up inflation.

  • Why the BoE might have to write to the UK Chancellor  Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 2:55 AM ET

    Bank of England governor Mark Carney may have to write a letter to U.K. Chancellor George Osborne explaining why inflation is so far away from the central bank's target.

  • The Bank of England has announced that it will keep its main interest rate at 0.5 percent. Anthony O'Brien, co-head of European rates strategy at Morgan Stanley, says he expects rates to rise before the end of 2015.

  • BoE won't hike rates just yet  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 4:40 AM ET

    Ahead of the Bank of England rate decision, Jacob Nell, chief U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, says a rate hike will be pushed back to this year's fourth quarter because of the lower outlook for U.K. inflation, and euro zone deflation.

  • Bank of England meeting: Interest rate hike today?  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 1:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the challenges facing the Bank of England as it gears up for its monetary policy meeting on Thursday, and whether the central bank will vote for an interest rate hike.

  • Bank of England accused of complacency during crisis  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 4:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Catherine Boyle discusses the release of minutes detailing how the Bank of England coped in the credit crisis.

  • John McFall, former chairman of the House of Commons Treasury Committee, says that neither U.S. or European regulators were aware of the financial crisis before it happened, so it is no surprise that the Bank of England did not see it coming.

  • BoE board: Asleep at the wheel during credit crisis?  Wednesday, 7 Jan 2015 | 1:15 AM ET

    The Bank of England's senior executives were guilty of complacency in the run-up to the country's credit crisis in 2007, new documents reveal. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • BoE holds interest rates at 0.5%  Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    The Bank of England's latest monetary policy meeting shows that they will keep their interest rate at 0.5 percent. Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC weighs in, adding that the next "stumbling block for U.K. policies" will be wage negotiations.

  • UK stress tests: How about cutting costs?  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Discussing the Bank of England's stress test results, Howard Shore, founder & executive chairman at Shore Capital, says that banks like Lloyds and RBS should be cutting costs to make a good return on capital for shareholders.

  • UK banks 'safer and sounder' after stress test: BoE  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Andrew Bailey, deputy governor for prudential regulation at the Bank of England and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, says the U.K.'s banking system can withstand "severe shock" after the stress tests.

  • BoE deputy governor on economic risks  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Andrew Bailey, deputy governor for prudential regulation at the Bank of England and CEO of the Prudential Regulation Authority, discusses the biggest risks facing the British economy.

  • English banks have limited exposure to Russia  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England reflects upon the current situation with Russia and how it impacts England's banking sectors.

  • 2015 BoE stress tests all about global risks  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:20 AM ET

    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England reflects upon the Bank of England's stress test and discusses their findings, in today's press conference.

  • England's banks are 'un-investable'  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    The BoE stress tests demonstrate that banks aren't at risk of going bust, yet they are still "un-investable businesses" for clients says Max King, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management.

  • Still 'big issues' after BoE stress tests: Ex-MP  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    John McFall, former chairman of the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, says too big to fail is still an issue for British banks following the Bank of England's stress tests.

  • Co-op Bank fails Bank of England stress tests  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Co-operative Bank has failed a key test of how it would perform in a financial crisis by the Bank of England. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the results and what it means for Britain's banks.

  • BoE holds fire as wage growth, inflation weigh Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    A man sits on a bench outside the Bank of England in London.

    The Bank of England held its benchmark interest rate at a record low on Thursday, prompted by feeble wage growth and stagnation in the euro zone.

  • BoE keeps base rate remains unchanged  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    The Bank of England held its base rate unchanged at 0.5 percent.

  • British pound: Time to worry ahead of election?  Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says he likes sterling in the short term but an "adverse" outcome in a referendum on EU membership would create worries for the currency.