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British finance minister George Osborne has laid the groundwork for a partial revamp at the Bank of England when new Governor Mark Carney arrives in July.
British finance minister George Osborne turned to the Bank of England on Wednesday to do more to help spur the country's stagnant economy as he announced a halving of the 2013 growth forecast.
Simon Wells, Chief UK Economist, HSBC, tells CNBC that the UK government looks likely to stick to the deficit reduction policy which leaves 'very little fiscal wriggle room'.
A bailout plan for Cyprus sends the euro tumbling, and the pound lifts following comments by the Bank of England chief - it's time for your FX Fix.
Technical indicators, downbeat economic reports, and the prospect of more central bank stimulus are all weighing on the British currency, this strategist says.
Copper futures traded lower Monday following disappointing data out of China, but pro trader Jim Iuorio thinks it's still worth trading.
The Bank of England will make clearer on Thursday where its priorities for nursing Britain's ailing economy lie, with opinion split evenly on whether it will unveil another round of bond buying.
Do you believe the Bank of England should do more to stimulate the U.K. economy, which is on the edge of a triple-dip recession?
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.
Messy Italian election results buffet the euro and a search for safe havens lifts the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says that inflation is a bigger concern for the U.K. economy than Moody's downgrade to Aa1.
The British pound had a bad week, culminating in a credit rating cut - and these strategists say more pain lies ahead.
Hints of potential new pro-stimulus sentiment at the Bank of England weigh on the pound and intervention talk pulls down the kiwi - it's time for your FX Fix.
CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Bank of England is moving European markets today.
The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee was split 6-3 on more bond purchases earlier this month, unexpectedly reviving the prospect that the central bank might restart its quantitative easing program.
James Knightley, UK economist at ING Wholesale Banking, expected a split of 8-1 in the Monetary Policy Committee and says the far more dovish outcome makes another round of QE probable.
Despite the sluggish British economy, investors have remained long the pound - until now. Here's why, and what it means.
Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 Spot FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets says as long as the market expects easing measures, the pound will continue to weaken.
The British pound slumps on Bank of England comments and consumer confidence buoys the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.