Bank of England


  • Watch safe haven currencies: Pro  Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:35 PM ET

    Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie explains why he believes the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen will remain stable as long as market uncertainties remain.

  • UK MP: Financial regulations need to be reviewed  Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 8:40 PM ET

    Greg Clark, Member of Parliament and Financial Secretary to the Treasury of the U.K., says his group is working to develop global financial regulations to establish investor trust in financial markets again.

  • What forward guidance works best?  Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAGlobal, discusses forward guidance and explains why the ECB might have the "most effective" version.

  • UK consumers spending more: economist  Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says the U.K. economy is gradually improving on the back of strong retail sales, but that the Bank of England will still wait until the second half of 2015 to hike rates.

  • How the UK is in a 'wait and see' stage  Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities, reacts to the Bank of England's minutes and highlights the Bank is in "wait and see" mode and won't change its policy "any time soon".

  • Should UK’s Carney take action to sway markets? Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Mark Carney

    Big doubts remain about whether a U.K. recovery that's been helped by housing and a consumer upturn can lead to strong investment-led growth.

  • How UK inflation will remain 'relatively high'  Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, expects U.K. inflation to remain high heading into winter and discusses the Bank of England ahead of Wednesday's minutes.

  • Should UK house inflation be capped?  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, explains why he thinks the Bank of England should not allow house prices to rise more than 5 percent annually.

  • Could forward guidance actually work?  Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Banking Group, talks about the impact of the U.K.'s forward guidance on the credit market which remains "very skeptical" of its effectiveness.

  • Carney warns of UK ‘false dawn’ Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank England Governor Mark Carney said the central bank was ready to act if the U.K.'s fledgling recovery failed to materialize.

  • How forward guidance adds to volatility  Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Francesco Garzarelli, co-head of global macro & markets research at Goldman Sachs, discusses the impact the Bank of England's forward guidance has had on volatility and on bond yields.

  • Lack of BoE statement hit bonds: pro  Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, explains that U.K. bond yields surged on Thursday because the Bank of England did not release a statement following its rate decision.

  • How to trade the euro  Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the risks are to the upside for the GBP/EUR trade, but to the downside for the EUR/USD trade, following the ECB's interest rate decision.

  • Can the UK sustain the pace of its recovery?  Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Karren Brady, vice chairman of West Ham United, discuss the U.K. economy which rebounded at a pace "nobody predicted" and how there is more upside to come.

  • LTROs not useful at the moment: Pro  Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 12:48 AM ET

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank says LTROs don't make sense given banks are repaying them as alternative funding sources open up.

  • Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says long term rates in all countries except Japan have broken free from central bank manipulation.

  • Nicholas Gartside, chief investment officer at JPMorgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that this week is all about the central banks.

  • Can the UK keep up its recovery pace?  Monday, 2 Sep 2013 | 10:30 AM ET

    Alan Clarke, director of fixed income strategy and banking and markets at Scotiabank, discusses the recovery in the U.K. and why Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's forward planning was "the right thing at the right time".

  • Sean Corrigan, chief investment strategist at Diapason Commodities, tells CNBC that one can understand central bankers caution but he thinks the UK is stronger than Mark Carney's estimates.

  • Carney is not changing 'his path': pro  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Wholesale Banking and Markets, comments on John Carney's first official speech as Bank of England governor, and says it was a "reiteration" of what had already been said.