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  • Where the Currency Bargains Are Now Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    Emerging market currencies have been laggards, but this strategist thinks that could change.

  • Britain's Banking Mission Impossible Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 4:46 AM ET

    Job-description messages in the "Mission: Impossible" movies self-destruct in five seconds. In the British banking world, the latest was printed in the employment pages for everyone to see.

  • Is It Time to Kill Off UK’s Zombie Companies? Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 3:17 AM ET
    Zombie

    As any horror film buff knows, zombies are difficult to kill. And the zombie companies which are increasingly causing concern in the U.K. are also going to be tricky to get rid of.

  • Japan Eases, Euro Slips, Iceland Steps Back Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Could a Canadian Be the Next Bank of England Governor? Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 | 5:22 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    A high-profile job with a hefty salary, travel, and an almost guaranteed knighthood (unless you really mess up) will be advertised in The Economist this week.

  • Why not apply to be the Governor of the Bank of England? An advertisement for the job will be published in this week's edition of the Economist.

  • To restore economic growth requires policy makers to adopt the all-round perfection of British heptathlete Jessica Ennis.

  • Downing Street Could Ease IPO Rules Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 2:16 AM ET
    London Stock Exchange

    Fast-growing technology companies would be allowed to float as little as 10 per cent of their business on the London Stock Exchange under proposals being weighed up by Downing Street, the Financial Times Reports.

  • The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England (BoE) should all announce stimulus packages next month, a Bank of England (BOE) policymaker told CNBC Tuesday.

  • Posen: I Wish I Had Pushed Earlier for QE     Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012 | 5:00 AM ET

    Adam Posen, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics told CNBC, that as a member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee he wished he had persuaded other members of the committee to vote for quantitative easing back in 2010.

  • ECB to Act More Like Fed, BoE: Strategist     Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 1:45 AM ET

    Jean-François Robin, global head of strategy at Natixis, says the European central bank is showing more and more willing to undertake non-orthodox measures to tackle abnormal Spanish and Italian bond yield levels.

  • Dollar Hangs Tough, British Pound Bounces Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • King Urged to Widen Recovery Measures Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:09 AM ET

    An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.

  • Woman using a computer

    Crowdfunding, the financing of projects by multiple lenders via the internet, experienced record breaking customer numbers and lending in Britain last month helped by a series of public relations disasters for major U.K. banks.

  • BoE Monetary Easing Unlikely: Economist     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 11:05 AM ET

    Scotiabank Economist Alan Clarke discusses whether the Bank of England's dovish quarterly inflation report paves the way for further monetary easing.

  • More Stimulus for UK After Cut in Growth Forecasts? Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

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  • Pound Gets a Lift, Kiwi Loses Steam Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 8:21 AM ET

    Rate talk at the Bank of England boosts the pound, but the New Zealand dollar is coming back to earth — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • BoE Lowers Growth Forecast     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mervyn King, governor of the Bank of England, says the UK central bank has lowered its forecast for growth amid difficult economic conditions.

  • More Monetary Easing Ahead for the UK?     Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 5:30 AM ET

    Peter Westaway, chief European economist at Vanguard Asset Management, says he expects the Bank of England to do more quantitative easing (QE) in November, though the measure may not be as effective as the first round of QE.

  • ECB Leaves Key Rate Unchanged at 0.75%     Thursday, 2 Aug 2012 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the European Central Bank will leave its key interest rate unchanged at 0.75%.

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