Bank of England


  • Why Carney's 'Timing Is Really Good'  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 5:45 AM ET

    Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets and Eric Lascelles, chief economist at RBC Global Asset MGMT, discuss the direction Mark Carney is likely to take at the head of the Bank of England.

  • RBS Orders Investigation Into Untapped $30 Billion Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 7:46 AM ET

    The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has launched a major inquiry into the way it lends money to small- and medium-sized businesses.

  • UK Trends Are 'All Improving': Pro  Wednesday, 3 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    David Owen, managing director and chief European financial economist at Jefferies, talks about the U.K. economy following positive data and what the market expects of Mark Carney.

  • Why London's Housing Market Is Different  Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Andrew Angeli, senior associate at CBRE Global Investors, describes how London's housing market differs from the rest of the U.K.'s.

  • Carney Must Fix Access to Finance: Expert  Tuesday, 2 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    John Longworth, director general of the British Chamber of Commerce, tells CNBC that the most important message for new Bank of England Governor, Mark Carney, is to 'sort out access to finance'.

  • Does the UK Need BoE Forward Guidance?  Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, doubts the usefulness of forward guidance in the U.K. and highlights that Mark Carney would have to convince the other members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee.

  • Is Forward Guidance Carney's Greatest Tool?  Monday, 1 Jul 2013 | 1:45 AM ET

    Zachary Latif, managing director at TLG Capital, discusses Carney's leadership at the Bank of England and thinks the main difference with his predecessor will be greater use of forward guidance.

  • EU Data Is 'Getting Better': Pro  Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Alan Clarke, director of fixed income, strategy, global banking and markets at Scotiabank, discusses macro data, the Bank of England and ECB's upcoming rate decisions as well as Fed tapering.

  • Spending Review Unsurprising: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    John Authers, senior investment columnist at the Financial Times, says the Chancellor's spending review was more political than financial, and highlights the importance of the Bank of England's change of leadership.

  • Turning Off the Liquidity Tap  Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    Michael Hewson, Senior Market Analyst at CMC Markets says investors will have to focus on macro fundamentals of company's balance sheets as markets now face a much more limited stimulus program ahead.

  • BoE's King: Markets Have Jumped Gun on Interest Rates Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET
    Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England

    Outgoing Bank of England Governor Mervyn King said that markets have "jumped the gun" about when central banks are likely to start raising interest rates.

  • BoE's King Had 'a Series of Misjudgements'  Wednesday, 19 Jun 2013 | 5:21 AM ET

    Adam Posen, president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics, talks about Mervyn King's crisis management, where they disagreed and what's awaiting Mark Carney.

  • BoE's Tucker to Quit After Losing Out to Carney Friday, 14 Jun 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    Bank of England Deputy Governor Paul Tucker will stand down later this year, giving the Canadian an early chance to start reshaping the BoE's upper echelons.

  • UK Growth Is 'Gathering Momentum': Pro  Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 4:31 AM ET

    Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit, says the U.K. is "gathering momentum" following the release of manufacturing and industrial output numbers and expects GDP to reach 0.5% in the current quarter.

  • BoE Hold Rates as Mervyn King Bids Farewell Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    Mervyn King

    The Bank of England voted to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent, at Mervyn King's final policy meeting as Governor.

  • Is the UK Growing Because of 'Fresh Bubbles'?  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor at City AM, highlights that the BoE's voting system could make it harder for Mark Carney to make changes and says the recent data proves that "it's an important moment" for the U.K.'s economy.

  • Why the UK Needs Private Sector Investment  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Andrew Lilico, director and principal at Europe Economics and Jonathan Portes, director of NIESR, say the U.K. doesn't need any more monetary stimulus and discuss alternative ways to boost the economy.

  • Sir Mervyn King and the Financial Crisis  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Tom Mackenzie, looks back on Sir Mervyn King's career at the Bank of England and his role during the financial crisis.

  • Lack of Judgement to Blame for Crisis: CTSC Chair  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Lord John McFall, former labour minister and chair of the Commons Treasury Select Committee, says the "financial architecture" is not to blame for the crisis but the lack of "engagement" and "judgment" by individuals is.

  • Was BoE's Mervyn King a Tyrant?  Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 2:56 AM ET

    Charles Goodhart, a close colleague of outgoing Bank of England Governor, Mervyn King, tells CNBC that he was not a tyrant but a perfectionist.