In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.» Read More
Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg, highlights that one of the main change at the Bank of England will be that Mark Carney "communicates much more clearly" than what the BoE is used to.
Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets and Eric Lascelles, chief economist at RBC Global Asset MGMT, discuss the direction Mark Carney is likely to take at the head of the Bank of England.
The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has launched a major inquiry into the way it lends money to small- and medium-sized businesses.
David Owen, managing director and chief European financial economist at Jefferies, talks about the U.K. economy following positive data and what the market expects of Mark Carney.
Andrew Angeli, senior associate at CBRE Global Investors, describes how London's housing market differs from the rest of the U.K.'s.
John Longworth, director general of the British Chamber of Commerce, tells CNBC that the most important message for new Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, is to 'sort out access to finance'.
George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, doubts the usefulness of forward guidance in the U.K. and highlights that Mark Carney would have to convince the other members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.
Zachary Latif, managing director at TLG Capital, discusses Carney's leadership at the Bank of England and thinks the main difference with his predecessor will be greater use of forward guidance.
Alan Clarke, director of fixed income, strategy, global banking and markets at Scotiabank, discusses macro data, the Bank of England and ECB's upcoming rate decisions as well as Fed tapering.
John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, says the Chancellor's spending review was more political than financial, and highlights the importance of the Bank of England's change of leadership.
Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets says investors will have to focus on macro fundamentals of company's balance sheets as markets now face a much more limited stimulus program ahead.
Outgoing Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that markets have "jumped the gun" about when central banks are likely to start raising interest rates.
Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, talks about Mervyn King's crisis management, where they disagreed and what's awaiting Mark Carney.
Bank of England Deputy Governor Paul Tucker will stand down later this year, giving the Canadian an early chance to start reshaping the BoE's upper echelons.
Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the U.K. is "gathering momentum" following the release of manufacturing and industrial output numbers and expects GDP to reach 0.5% in the current quarter.
The Bank of England voted to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent, at Mervyn King's final policy meeting as Governor.
Allister Heath, editor at City AM, highlights that the BoE's voting system could make it harder for Mark Carney to make changes and says the recent data proves that "it's an important moment" for the U.K.'s economy.
Andrew Lilico, director and principal at Europe Economics and Jonathan Portes, director of NIESR, say the U.K. doesn't need any more monetary stimulus and discuss alternative ways to boost the economy.
CNBC's Tom Mackenzie, looks back on Sir Mervyn King's career at the Bank of England and his role during the financial crisis.
Lord John McFall, former labour minister and chair of the Commons Treasury Select Committee, says the "financial architecture" is not to blame for the crisis but the lack of "engagement" and "judgment" by individuals is.