Bank of England


  • Carney said 'nothing new': economist  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:10 AM ET

    Rob Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, reacts to Carney's speech and says it was "as dovish" as it could have been.

  • Carney: more economic stimulus possible  Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 9:00 AM ET

    In his first official speech, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says fresh economic stimulus is a possibility.

  • Focus on global policy with BoE's Bean  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman talks with Charles Bean, Bank of England deputy governor, about whether quantitative easing works; the usefulness of forward guidance, and why QE is impacting global currencies.

  • UK in early stages of recovery: economist  Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the U.K's second quarter GDP and explains what the key indicators for signs of improvements are.

  • UK economy is 'gathering momentum': CBI  Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    Stephen Gifford, director of economics at CBI, explains why he has raised his U.K, GDP forecast for the next two years, but stresses that the economy is not "out of the woods yet".

  • BoE's dissenter: should you worry?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Nick Bate, U.K. economist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on the latest Bank of England's minutes which showed that "divergence is opening up".

  • Is the UK's employment picture getting brighter?  Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets, reacts to the latest U.K.'s unemployment numbers and the Bank of England's minutes.

  • UK not ready for end of stimulus: economist  Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K economy following the latest inflation report and says inflation is currently "bouncing around its peak".

  • Sterling strengthens on BoE dovish stance  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:20 AM ET

    Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, explains why sterling dropped and then recovered after Bank of England governor Mark Carney's policy announcement.

  • Can BoE convince markets about rates?  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Jens Larsen, chief European economist at RBC Capital Markets, says the Bank of England will try its hardest to convince the markets that interest rates will stay lower for longer.

  • Forward guidance 'disappointing'  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Julian Callow chief international economist at Barclays, and CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi, discuss the Bank of England's forward guidance policy.

  • CNBC anchor asks Carney about 'euro zone' risk  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 6:22 AM ET

    Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK business editor asks the new Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, how he views the euro zone risk.

  • BoE's Carney: No rate rise until unemployment hits 7%  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    The new governor of the Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, has announced that the central bank will not raise interest rates until U.K. unemployment hits 7 percent.

  • Carney more dovish than expected: Pro  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Alan Higgins, chief investment officer at Coutts, tells CNBC that overall he thinks the Bank of England was much more dovish than expected.

  • BoE's Carney: Renewed recovery underway  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    The new governor of the Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, has announced that a renewed recovery is now underway in the United Kingdom and it appears to be broadening

  • Italian equities are cheap: Pro  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments is bullish Italian equities.

  • IBM is not innovating: Pro  Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:35 AM ET

    Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN discusses IBM's rating downgrade by Credit Suisse.

  • UK at risk of 'unbalanced recovery'  Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says he is optimistic about the prospect of a sustained recover in the U.K., but said it will be driven by consumer spending, which could create the risk of an "unbalanced recovery".

  • Why forward guidance 'is not cost-free'  Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says that "sensible" forward guidance would be pegged to a target like the unemployment rate, but said this would not be a "cost-free option".

  • BoE forward guidance must be 'very vague'  Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, says the Bank of England needs to keep its forward guidance vague.