Bank of England


  • BoE Will Stay on Course: Expert     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Stephen Isaacs, chairman of the investment committee at Alvine Capital, says the Bank of England is unlikely to do anything new until Mark Carney's arrival and why its mandate might be expanded then.

  • BoE QE Unlikely     Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says more QE from the Bank of England is highly unlikely. He does not see the U.K. slipping into recession but says the economy will go through a long and slow process of growth.

  • No More QE From Bank of England?     Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:47 AM ET

    George Buckley, Chief UK Economist at Deutsche Bank thinks the Bank of England does not need to implement any more quantitative easing. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.

  • What Makes a Good Central Banker?     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Neil Irwin, author of The Alchemists, says the Fed is likely to send a message of continuity and discusses what is now needed to be a successful central banker.

  • UK Pound to Strengthen: Expert     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Elsa Lignos, G10 currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets, remains positive on the U.K. pound and expects it to strengthen.

  • UK GDP Will Boost Confidence: Pro     Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets, warns that the U.K. GDP figure is preliminary and might be revised down and explains that another round of stimulus is unnecessary.

  • 'Pretty Hard Slog for the UK': Expert     Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, discusses expectations for the U.K's first quarter GDP and says the government "missed the trick on the funding for lending scheme".

  • Sterling: The British Rocky Balboa     Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management compares the resilience of the U.K pound to the underdog boxer Rocky.

  • What Can the Bank of England Do Now?     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Sam Hill, fixed income strategist at RBC, explains that the IMF's lower growth forecasts for the U.K. proves that there is a limit to what monetary policy can achieve.

  • Expect More UK Stimulus: Economist     Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the Bank of England's minutes and explains why he expects another round of asset purchases.

  • Is the UK in Economic 'Limbo'?     Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, talks about the impact the change of leadership at the Bank of England has and will have on the U.K.'s macro picture.

  • Fed's Rosengren: US Growth Better Than Expected Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.

  • Why Gold Will Continue to Underperform Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:31 PM ET

    Anthony Grisanti of GRZ Energy looks at what's moving gold.

  • Why the Gold Trade Is Getting Murdered Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    After gold plunged Thursday, pros disagreed on how to trade it but came to a consensus on what's pushing it lower.

  • Why Strategists Are Bullish on the Buck Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 3:48 PM ET

    With the divergence widening between U.S. economic prospects and the outlook for Britain, Japan, and the euro zone, experts see dollar strength ahead.

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  • Inflation Main Concern for BoE: Economist     Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, tells CNBC the Bank of England will keep its focus on short-term growth and the inflation outlook in the medium to long-term.

  • Yen & The BoJ: The Road Ahead     Wednesday, 3 Apr 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi remains cautious on the yen while weighing the impact of BoJ easing and other global central bank strategies on major currencies across the board.

  • UK Needs More Stimulus: Expert     Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief UK economist at Berenberg, explains why he remains downbeat on the U.K. economy and why he believes the Bank of England should create more monetary stimulus.

  • Why UK Banks Will Restrict Their Lending     Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 12:10 PM ET

    Ian Gordon, head of banks research at Investec Securities, tells CNBC that the new capital requirement imposed on U.K. banks by the Bank of England will restrict lending and will lead to more shrinkage.