Bank of England


  • BoE's Carney: Renewed recovery underway   Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 5:00 AM ET
    BoE's Carney: Renewed recovery underway

    The new governor of the Bank of England (BoE), Mark Carney, has announced that a renewed recovery is now underway in the United Kingdom and it appears to be broadening

  • Italian equities are cheap: Pro   Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    Italian equities are cheap: Pro

    Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments is bullish Italian equities.

  • IBM is not innovating: Pro   Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 12:35 AM ET
    IBM is not innovating: Pro

    Ralph Silva, Research Director at SRN discusses IBM's rating downgrade by Credit Suisse.

  • UK at risk of 'unbalanced recovery'   Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    UK at risk of 'unbalanced recovery'

    Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says he is optimistic about the prospect of a sustained recover in the U.K., but said it will be driven by consumer spending, which could create the risk of an "unbalanced recovery".

  • Why forward guidance 'is not cost-free'   Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 11:13 AM ET
    Why forward guidance 'is not cost-free'

    Johnathan Portes, director of NIESR, says that "sensible" forward guidance would be pegged to a target like the unemployment rate, but said this would not be a "cost-free option".

  • BoE forward guidance must be 'very vague'   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    BoE forward guidance must be 'very vague'

    George Buckley, chief U.K. economist at Deutsche Bank, says the Bank of England needs to keep its forward guidance vague.

  • How effective is forward guidance?   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    How effective is forward guidance?

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, and CNBC's UK business editor Helia Ebrahimi, discuss whether forward guidance from Bank of England governor Mark Carney has had a positive impact.

  • Has Mark Carney inherited a UK recovery?   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 1:20 AM ET
    Has Mark Carney inherited a UK recovery?

    Helia Ebrahimi, CNBC's UK business editor discusses whether the new Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, is likely to increase interest rates on the back of improving economic data.

  • Forward guidance: Right approach, wrong time?   Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 | 12:44 AM ET
    Forward guidance: Right policy, wrong time?

    Nick Beecroft, Chairman and Senior Market Analyst at Saxo Bank explains why he believes forward guidance for the U.K. is the right policy at the wrong time.

  • Slumping dollar hits one-month lows on Fed fears Monday, 29 Jul 2013 | 8:07 AM ET

    The dollar fell to a one-month low against the yen on Monday and a five-week trough against a basket of currencies on expectations the Fed intends to keep interest rates low.

  • BoE and ECB to go to 'QE infinity'?   Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    BoE and ECB to go to 'QE infinity'?

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, says he Bank of England and the ECB will go to "QE infinity".

  • Has BoE's Carney got the edge over Bernanke? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    Wednesday may have been a big day for the U.S. Federal Reserve, but it was the Bank of England that turned heads on the other side of the Atlantic.

  • Bank of England unites against QE under Carney Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.

  • What message is Mark Carney sending?   Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    What message is Mark carney sending?

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, comments on the Bank of England's minutes which showed all board members voted against an extension of stimulus, including the new governor, Mark Carney.

  • Which woman should be on £10 note?   Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:15 AM ET
    Which woman should be on £10 note?

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses which British woman should be represented on the £10 pound note ahead of the Wednesday's policymakers' meeting on the question.

  • Expectations for BoE's Mark Carney   Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 12:48 AM ET
    Expectations for BoE's Mark Carney

    Paul Donovan, Global Economist and Managing Director at UBS says Mark Carney has been over-presented as dovish.

  • Has UK inflation peaked?   Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Has UK inflation peaked?

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, says the latest U.K. inflation data should prompt an even more dovish message from the Bank of England.

  • UK recovery hasn't got 'much legs': pro   Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 2:30 AM ET
    UK recovery hasn't got 'much legs': pro

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at RBS and Luciano Janelli, chief economist at MIG Bank, question the sustainability of the U.K. recovery and whether more stimulus is needed in Europe.

  • How investors worry over central banks   Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    How investors worry over central banks

    Valentin Marinov, director of FX strategy at Citi, talks about the "wall of worry" facing investors and why he believes that emerging markets are the "number one risk" to the current rally.

  • What to Expect From Sterling   Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    What to Expect From Sterling

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, explains why it should be an interesting week for sterling, and how a lot depends on dollar strength.