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  • UK growth momentum is picking up   Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK growth momentum is picking up

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K. economy and expects unemployment to fall faster than the Bank of England anticipates.

  • Businesses 'loosening purse strings' in UK: CEBR   Wednesday, 23 Oct 2013 | 2:15 AM ET
    Businesses 'loosening purse strings' in UK: CEBR

    Douglas McWilliams, executive chairman of the Center for Economics and Business Research, says that business sentiment is improving in the U.K. as a slow recovery takes place.

  • Carney hires McKinsey for BoE strategy revamp Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England

    The Bank of England governor is pushing ahead with a strategic review of the central bank's resources, appointing McKinsey and Deloitte.

  • Why the BoE is 'very well placed'   Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Why the BoE is 'very well placed'

    Simon Hayes, chief U.K. economist at Barclays and Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR, agree that the Bank of England should keep its current "policy setting" untouched for a while.

  • UK needs stability, not hiked rates: Pro   Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    UK needs stability, not hiked rates: Pro

    David Kern, chief economist at the British Cambers of Commerce, says the U.K. needs the Bank of England to keep interest rates low for a while.

  • Carney's 'crown may slip' if policy too complex: Pro

    Neil Williams, chief economist at Hermes Fund Managers, questions the effectiveness of forward guidance and says that the Bank of England has made monetary policy too complex.

  • BoE cannot sustain forward guidance call: Sentance   Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    BoE cannot sustain forward guidance call: Sentance

    Andrew Sentance, former Bank of England MPC member, says that the central bank should gradually increase interest rates now or face a steep hike in the future which would damage the economy.

  • Weak PMI reinforces case for BoE to hold fire Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    It looks like it's steady as she goes when the U.K. central bank's monetary policy committees meets this Thursday, said analysts.

  • Watch safe haven currencies: Pro   Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    Fed has more headroom in choosing direction: Pro

    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
    Why global financial regulations need to be reviewed

    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
    What forward guidance works best?

    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
    UK consumers spending more: economist

    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
    How the UK is in a 'wait and see' stage

    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
    How UK inflation will remain 'relatively high'

    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
    Should UK house inflation be capped?

    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
    Could forward guidance actually work?

    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
    How forward guidance adds to volatility

    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
    Lack of BoE statement hit bonds: pro

    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.