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  • BoE: Inflation back at 2% in 2 years   Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    BoE: Inflation back at 2% in 2 years

    Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, talks about its new report on U.K. inflation.

  • Bank of England holds rates; hike seen sooner Monday, 11 May 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Businessmen pass red buses outside the Bank of England in London.

    The U.K. central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Monday, as the stronger-than-expected Conservative electoral victory refocused markets on the possible date of the first interest rate hike.

  • BOE will need to raise rates in 2016: Economist   Monday, 11 May 2015 | 12:32 AM ET
    BOE will need to raise rates in 2016: Economist

    While wage growth remains low, rapidly-diminishing slack in the economy means that the Bank of England will have to hike rates soon, says Christian Schulz, senior economist at Berenberg Bank.

  • Bank of England admits ‘error’ on bond sales data Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 6:44 AM ET
    The Bank of England, London

    The U.K. central bank has owned up to a “clerical error” that caused it to publish incorrect figures on debt sales for two months.

  • UK growth data was 'disappointing'   Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET
    UK growth data was 'disappointing'

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS, says that the British economy looks "meaningfully weaker" than the Bank of England's indicates.

  • Dollar firms slightly on jump in US home sales Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
    Euro

    The dollar edged upward after a jump in U.S. home sales data lifted expectations Federal Reserve policymakers may soon hike interest rates.

  • UK rate hike debate   Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK rate hike debate

    John Wraith of UBS talks about the Bank of England and its future decisions when it comes to a rate hike, especially with expectations of a loose government coalition.

  • How the UK elections may impact rates   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    How the UK elections impacts BoE rates

    Michael Sneyd, FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says that he thinks the Bank of England will hike rates sooner than analysts predict. However, the timing depends on the U.K. election outcome, he says.

  • Bank of England holds firm ahead of tight UK election Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Businessmen pass red buses outside the Bank of England in London.

    The Bank of England kept policy unchanged on Thursday, as investors focused their attention on next month’s too-close-to-call general election.

  • BoE rate remains unchanged   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    BoE rate remains unchanged

    The Bank of England has kept its interest rate unchanged at 0.5 percent.

  • UK inflation at zero: Worth being happy about?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:30 AM ET
    UK inflation at zero: Worth being happy about?

    With the UK's inflation at zero, is this something to be happy about? CNBC's Catherine Boyle, says that if people are relying on a consumer-driven recovery, it's not the most secure of recoveries for the UK.

  • Hilliard: 25% chance of a 'Brexit' referendum   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Hilliard: 25% chance of a 'Brexit' referendum

    Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, explains why he thinks there's a 25 percent chance of a "Brexit" referendum and the consequences that could come of it.

  • Hilliard: BoE will do nothing today   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Hilliard: BoE will do nothing today

    With the Bank of England meeting today, as the UK inflation hits zero, Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, talks about his expectations for today and the future of the UK economy, saying the next BoE rate hike will be in 2016.

  • Where's the liquidity?   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 1:02 PM ET
    Where's the liquidity?

    The Bank of England is warning about inabilities to buy and sell bonds, what they call market liquidity risks, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Rick Santelli, weighs in.

  • Dollar closer to euro parity, DXY up about 1% Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 3:38 PM ET

    The euro extended its losses against the greenback on Friday as it traded under $1.05.

  • Carney pushes down idea of BoE rate hike   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Carney pushes down idea of BoE rate hike

    The Bank of England's governor, Mark Carney, has dampened expectations of a rate hike for the U.K. Christian Keller, economist at Barclays, says Carney's in a similar situation as the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • BoE keeps rates on hold: Reaction   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:45 AM ET
    BoE keeps rates on hold: Reaction

    The Bank of England has announced this month's rate decision, which remains unchanged. Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Mizuho International, gives his response, whilst discussing the sterling currency.

  • Why the UK gilt curve could steepen further   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:40 AM ET
    Why the UK gilt curve could steepen further

    Peter Chatwell, interest rate strategist at Mizuho International,says there's room for the UK guilt curve to steepen further as political risks have not yet been factored in.

  • Deflation to aid Tories in upcoming budget: Ex-UK Chancellor

    Norman Lamont, former U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer and chairman of the Small Companies Dividend Trust, comments on the upcoming U.K. budget.

  • London housing market needs radical change: CEO   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:20 AM ET
    London housing market needs radical change: CEO

    Killian Hurley, CEO of Mount Anvil, tells CNBC that London's housing market needs radical change and says supply, not demand, is the central issue.