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  • Carney's 'crown may slip' if policy too complex: Pro Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Carney's 'crown may slip' if policy too complex: Pro

    Neil Williams, chief economist at Hermes Fund Managers, questions the effectiveness of forward guidance and says that the Bank of England has made monetary policy too complex.

  • BoE cannot sustain forward guidance call: Sentance Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 2:35 AM ET
    BoE cannot sustain forward guidance call: Sentance

    Andrew Sentance, former Bank of England MPC member, says that the central bank should gradually increase interest rates now or face a steep hike in the future which would damage the economy.

  • Weak PMI reinforces case for BoE to hold fire Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    It looks like it's steady as she goes when the U.K. central bank's monetary policy committees meets this Thursday, said analysts.

  • Watch safe haven currencies: Pro Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013 | 7:35 PM ET
    Fed has more headroom in choosing direction: Pro

    Nizam Idris, MD, Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies, Macquarie explains why he believes the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen will remain stable as long as market uncertainties remain.

  • UK MP: Financial regulations need to be reviewed Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 8:40 PM ET
    Why global financial regulations need to be reviewed

    Greg Clark, Member of Parliament and Financial Secretary to the Treasury of the U.K., says his group is working to develop global financial regulations to establish investor trust in financial markets again.

  • What forward guidance works best? Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    What forward guidance works best?

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAGlobal, discusses forward guidance and explains why the ECB might have the "most effective" version.

  • UK consumers spending more: economist Thursday, 19 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    UK consumers spending more: economist

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, says the U.K. economy is gradually improving on the back of strong retail sales, but that the Bank of England will still wait until the second half of 2015 to hike rates.

  • How the UK is in a 'wait and see' stage Wednesday, 18 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    How the UK is in a 'wait and see' stage

    Peter Dixon, senior economist at Commerzbank Securities, reacts to the Bank of England's minutes and highlights the Bank is in "wait and see" mode and won't change its policy "any time soon".

  • Should UK’s Carney take action to sway markets? Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 7:35 AM ET
    Mark Carney

    Big doubts remain about whether a U.K. recovery that's been helped by housing and a consumer upturn can lead to strong investment-led growth.

  • How UK inflation will remain 'relatively high' Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    How UK inflation will remain 'relatively high'

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, expects U.K. inflation to remain high heading into winter and discusses the Bank of England ahead of Wednesday's minutes.

  • Should UK house inflation be capped? Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    Should UK house inflation be capped?

    Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, explains why he thinks the Bank of England should not allow house prices to rise more than 5 percent annually.

  • Could forward guidance actually work? Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    Could forward guidance actually work?

    Alan Capper, head of credit strategy at Lloyds Banking Group, talks about the impact of the U.K.'s forward guidance on the credit market which remains "very skeptical" of its effectiveness.

  • Carney warns of UK ‘false dawn’ Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney

    Bank England Governor Mark Carney said the central bank was ready to act if the U.K.'s fledgling recovery failed to materialize.

  • How forward guidance adds to volatility Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    How forward guidance adds to volatility

    Francesco Garzarelli, co-head of global macro & markets research at Goldman Sachs, discusses the impact the Bank of England's forward guidance has had on volatility and on bond yields.

  • Lack of BoE statement hit bonds: pro Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    Lack of BoE statement hit bonds: pro

    Richard Kelly, head of European rates and FX research at TD Securities, explains that U.K. bond yields surged on Thursday because the Bank of England did not release a statement following its rate decision.

  • How to trade the euro Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    How to trade the euro

    Torrie Callander, senior corporate dealer at Global Reach Partners, says the risks are to the upside for the GBP/EUR trade, but to the downside for the EUR/USD trade, following the ECB's interest rate decision.

  • Can the UK sustain the pace of its recovery? Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Can the UK sustain the pace of its recovery?

    Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Karren Brady, vice chairman of West Ham United, discuss the U.K. economy which rebounded at a pace "nobody predicted" and how there is more upside to come.

  • LTROs not useful at the moment: Pro Thursday, 5 Sep 2013 | 12:48 AM ET
    LTROs not useful at the moment: Pro

    Christian Schulz, Senior Economist at Berenberg Bank says LTROs don't make sense given banks are repaying them as alternative funding sources open up.

  • Long term rates free from central bank manipulation: Pro Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 12:50 AM ET
    Long term rates free from central bank manipulation: Pro

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says long term rates in all countries except Japan have broken free from central bank manipulation.

  • Central banks have moved into 'verbal easing' phase: Pro

    Nicholas Gartside, chief investment officer at JPMorgan Asset Management, tells CNBC that this week is all about the central banks.