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  • Osborne Paves Way to Retool Bank of England Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Osborne Turns to Bank of England as Growth Halves Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 9:55 PM ET
    David Cameron

    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.

  • Impact of UK Budget Will Be Small: Economist     Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:35 AM ET

    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'.

  • Cyprus Deal Hits the Euro, Pound Lifts Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Expert Sees More Weight on the Pound Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 5:01 PM ET
    London, England

    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.

  • Bank of England Faces Knife-Edge Decision Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Bank of England building facade in City of London

    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.

  • Should the Bank of England Expand QE? Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    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?

  • Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    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.

  • Italy Roils Euro, Yen Jumps Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    Messy Italian election results buffet the euro and a search for safe havens lifts the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • UK Inflation Bigger Concern Than Downgrade     Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Why the Pound Is Getting Pounded Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:24 PM ET

    The British pound had a bad week, culminating in a credit rating cut - and these strategists say more pain lies ahead.

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  • Pound Slides, Kiwi Tumbles, Aussie Slips Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    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.

  • Global Markets Update: FTSE Hits 6,400     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 6:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports the Bank of England is moving European markets today.

  • Pound Tumbles on Signs of New Monetary Stimulus Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:40 AM ET

    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.

  • BoE is Far More Dovish than Expected     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    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.

  • New Weight on the Pound Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    London

    Despite the sluggish British economy, investors have remained long the pound - until now. Here's why, and what it means.

  • Sterling Will Continue to Weaken     Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 12:10 AM ET

    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.

  • Pound Takes a Hit, Aussie Lifts Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    The British pound slumps on Bank of England comments and consumer confidence buoys the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.