Bank of England


  • Bank of England unites against QE under Carney Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.

  • What message is Mark Carney sending?     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the Bank of England's minutes which showed all board members voted against an extension of stimulus, including the new governor, Mark Carney.

  • Which woman should be on £10 note?     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses which British woman should be represented on the £10 pound note ahead of the Wednesday's policymakers' meeting on the question.

  • Expectations for BoE's Mark Carney     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:48 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, Global Economist and Managing Director at UBS says Mark Carney has been over-presented as dovish.

  • Has UK inflation peaked?     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the latest U.K. inflation data should prompt an even more dovish message from the Bank of England.

  • UK recovery hasn't got 'much legs': pro     Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS and Luciano Janelli, chief economist at MIG Bank, question the sustainability of the U.K. recovery and whether more stimulus is needed in Europe.

  • How investors worry over central banks     Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, talks about the "wall of worry" facing investors and why he believes that emerging markets are the "number one risk" to the current rally.

  • What to Expect From Sterling     Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, explains why it should be an interesting week for sterling, and how a lot depends on dollar strength.

  • Dollar Takes a Breather After Boost to 3-Year High Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:26 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged off three-year highs against major currencies on Monday but looked poised to resume gains after last week's strong U.S. jobs data.

  • Dollar Hits 6-Week High vs Euro on Jobs Data Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    The dollar touched a five-week high against the yen and a six-week peak against the euro on Friday on good U.S. jobs data.

  • Is Pressure Mounting on GBP?USD?     Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says focus is on the U.S. dollar right now, and explains that sterling will see much more pressure against the dollar in the coming month, before stabilizing.

  • ECB and BoE Prompted Currency 'Carnage': Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why he describes the impact of Carney and Draghi's statements on their respective currencies (GBP and EUR) as "carnage".

  • How Central Banks' Policies Impact Bonds     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Sam Hill, fixed income strategist at RBC, discusses European bonds following the ECB and BoE meetings and explains that core Europe is influenced by both domestic policy and Fed action.

  • Central Banks: Global Race to the Bottom     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:13 PM ET

    David Kuo, CEO at The Motley Fool Singapore says the ECB and the BOE are competing to lower their currencies with their new forward guidance plan.

  • Don't Expose Yourself to G7 Bonds: Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Arnaud Gandon, CIO at Heptagon Capital, explains why he has cut his exposure to G7 government bonds, and sold emerging market debt and gold.

  • What Do Central Banks Want?     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, explains that both the ECB and the Bank of England are trying to "divorce" policy from U.S. events and "manipulate" rates expectations lower.

  • Goldman Sachs Sees More Easing in Europe and UK Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 10:03 AM ET
    European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

    In a prescient piece of research just hours before the ECB said it would keep rates low for an extended period of time, Goldman Sachs said the ECB could launch fresh monetary easing measures within months.

  • Anchor Grills Draghi on Forward Guidance     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    CNCB's Geoff Cutmore asks the ECB President Mario Draghi if the central bank should change its policy on guidance, as the Bank of England has done following Mark Carney's arrival.

  • Sterling on the Back Foot till August: Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING Financial Markets, tells CNBC that this is a classic rate protest from the Bank of England.

  • Mark Carney Has Got it Right Away: Pro     Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, tells CNBC that the Bank of England decision shows a more united monetary policy committee.