David Kern, chief economist at British Chambers of Commerce, says that the Bank of England's growth forecast for the U.K. is too "optimistic".» Read More
The Bank of England left its key lending rate unchanged Thursday. CNBC's Ross Westgate weighs in.
Anyone expecting the Bank of England to make a move on interest rate or monetary easing policy this month is guaranteed to be disappointed, economists have told CNBC.com
When does a rising sovereign bond yield curve signify positive sentiment? When it’s at rock-bottom to start with. A steepening yield curve, as well as the rise in absolute yields, suggests that the market expects interest rates to be rising sooner than the 2015 date that the Fed has implied.
Friday on CNBC’s Money in Motion I recommended a GBPUSD trade and here's why.
Central banks have been easing, but this strategist thinks more is coming from across the pond.
Greek deal hopes rise and lift the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
UK regulators and global banks are discussing a potentially far-reaching overhaul of the calculation and regulation of interbank lending rates, amid claims that the benchmark for $350 trillion contracts worldwide may have been subject to manipulation. The FT reports
Britain’s two part-nationalized banks plan to tap the European Central Bank’s special three-year funding scheme for a combined amount of about 15 billion euros ($20 billion), on a par with some of the euro zone’s largest banks, the Financial Times reports.
More asset-buying by the Bank of England will depend on how the economy evolves between now and May, David Miles, the Monetary Policy Committee member who joined ultra-dove Adam Posen in voting for an even larger boost in quantitative easing, told CNBC.
The Bank of England raised its inflation forecast for two years time to around 1.8 percent on Wednesday, higher than most economists had expected, raising doubts about further quantitative easing.
Inflation will remain above the Bank of England's 2 percent target in the U.K. for a long time, Andrew Sentance, a former member of the monetary policy committee, told CNBC on Tuesday.
Greek talks go down to the wire, and central banks hold steady - it's time for your FX Fix.
Stephen Hester has revealed that the dramatic restructuring of Royal Bank of Scotland has cost 38 billion pounds ($60.5 billion) in a rallying memo to staff days after the embattled chief executive waived a 1 million pounds bonus, the Financial Times reports.
Welcome to a busy week for central bank meetings. Here's how to trade on a big one.
Japan has a trade deficit and Australia has inflation - it's time for your FX Fix.
The governor of the Bank of England said he would be willing to implement further rounds of asset purchases – also known as quantitative easing - in an effort to rebalance the UK economy and issued a stark warning to the financial sector ahead of bonus season in the City of London.
Europe is on everyone's minds, but this strategist is more interested in a trans-Atlantic trade.
A Spanish bond sale lifts the euro, but the European Central Bank meeting is the real headliner - time for your FX Fix.
Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist, Nomura says that he sees both the ECB and the Federal Reserve coming out with quantitative easing this year, with the BOJ and Bank of England doing so in the next few months.
Another week, another euro zone crisis! It feels as if this crisis is never ending, self perpetuating until an eventual Armageddon that will at the very best end with the break-up of the euro zone and at the very worst in World War III.