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  • 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. dollar

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

  • Central bank activism: What it means for rate hikes

    Jens Nordvig, global head of FX strategy and co-head of global markets research at Nomura Securities International, talks about "central bank activism" and when central banks will eventually raise rates.

  • BoE keeps base rate unchanged: Reaction   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    BoE keeps base rate unchanged: Reaction

    The Bank of England has kept its key base rate at 0.5 percent and left its asset purchase program unchanged at £375 billion.has Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy, gives his reaction.

  • UK pension deficits: Who's to blame?   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:35 AM ET
    UK pension deficits: Who's to blame?

    Discussing recent U.K. pension deficits, Danny Vassiliades, head of investment consulting at Punter Southall, explains how quantitative easing is "exacerbating" the situation.

  • UK May elections: 'An unusual election'   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:15 AM ET
    UK May elections: 'An unusual election'

    Simon Wells, chief UK economist at HSBC, talks about the possibility of U.K. spending cuts and explains why the upcoming U.K. election will be an "unusual" one.

  • Is a BoE rate hike off the cards in 2015?   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Is a BoE rate hike off the cards in 2015?

    Ahead of the Bank of England rate decision, Simon Wells, chief UK economist at HSBC explains that the oil price drop had a lot to do with the hawks in the BoE reversing their previous decision.

  • BoE remains under tightening pressure: Economist   Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 12:44 AM ET
    BoE remains under tightening pressure: Economist

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist with Berenberg Bank, says the Bank of England is under more pressure to tighten than ease at Thursday's meeting.

  • UK 'public spending is relatively modest'   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:40 AM ET
    UK 'public spending is relatively modest'

    Discussing spending cuts in the U.K., Paul Johnson, director at IFS, says the difference in policy between Labour and the Conservatives hasn't been this wide since 1992.

  • Greece & EU heading in the right direction?   Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Greece & EU heading in the right direction?

    Discussing Greece, Adam Posen, president of Peterson Institute for international economics & former BoE MPC member, says that "in the short term," Greece and Europe are moving in the right direction. However a short-term loss for Greece will not help Europe in the long-term.