Bank of England


  • 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.

  • How effective is forward guidance?  Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, and CNBC's UK business editor Helia Ebrahimi, discuss whether forward guidance from Bank of England governor Mark Carney has had a positive impact.

  • Has Mark Carney inherited a UK recovery?  Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:20 AM ET

    Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK business editor discusses whether the new Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, is likely to increase interest rates on the back of improving economic data.

  • Forward guidance: Right approach, wrong time?  Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 12:44 AM ET

    Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Market Analyst at Saxo Bank explains why he believes forward guidance for the U.K. is the right policy at the wrong time.

  • Slumping dollar hits one-month lows on Fed fears Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    The dollar fell to a one-month low against the yen on Monday and a five-week trough against a basket of currencies on expectations the Fed intends to keep interest rates low.

  • BoE and ECB to go to 'QE infinity'?  Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, says he Bank of England and the ECB will go to "QE infinity".

  • Has BoE's Carney got the edge over Bernanke? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.

  • 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.