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  • 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: 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Bank of England investigated by fraud office   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Bank of England investigated by fraud office

    Commenting on investigations into fraud at the Bank of England, Andrew Goodwin, senior U.K. economist at Oxford Economics says the central bank needs to be more transparent.

  • With dollar at 11-year high, here's what's next Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    U.S. dollars

    The strong dollar story has not changed, and many pros will tell you the currency has further to climb.

  • BoE voted unanimously on holding rates   Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    BoE voted unanimously on holding rates

    The Bank of England's rate-setting committee voted unanimously to keep rates on hold. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi reports on this and U.K. unemployment figures.

  • UK inflation: Don't get 'hung up' on it   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    UK inflation: Don't get 'hung up' on it

    Discussing the U.K. inflation data, George Buckley, chief UK economist at Deutsche Bank, says the falling prices in oil, petrol and utility bills is adding downward pressure on inflation.

  • Fuel, food driving down UK prices: Economist   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Fuel, food driving down UK prices: Economist

    James Knightley, U.K. economist at ING, says that falling oil and food prices were the main factors behind the fall in U.K. annual inflation.

  • UK inflation falls again: Reaction   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK inflation falls again: Reaction

    Annual consumer price inflation in the U.K. came in at 0.3 percent in January -- its lowest level since records began. CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses.

  • UK inflation: What to expect   Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 1:30 AM ET
    UK inflation: What to expect

    Alan Clarke, chief U.K. economist at Scotiabank, discusses what moves we are likely to see from the Bank of England in the face of falling inflation.

  • Riksbank's rate cut wasn't a surprise: HSBC   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 9:45 PM ET
    Riksbank's rate cut wasn't a surprise: HSBC

    Amid a low inflationary environment worldwide, central banks will likely do more hence the rate cut by Sweden's central bank wasn't totally unexpected, says Dominic Bunning, FX strategist at HSBC.

  • BoE pushes back rate hike expectations   Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    BoE pushes back rate hike expectations

    The Bank of England's Mark Carney discusses the Bank of England's inflation forecasts and discusses the oil price.