Bank of England


  • Anchor Grills Draghi on Forward Guidance  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    CNCB's Geoff Cutmore asks the ECB President Mario Draghi if the central bank should change its policy on guidance, as the Bank of England has done following Mark Carney's arrival.

  • Sterling on the Back Foot till August: Pro  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:10 AM ET

    Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING Financial Markets, tells CNBC that this is a classic rate protest from the Bank of England.

  • Mark Carney Has Got it Right Away: Pro  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:10 AM ET

    Marcus Ashworth, head of fixed income at Espirito Santo Investment Bank, tells CNBC that the Bank of England decision shows a more united monetary policy committee.

  • How Will Sterling React to Mark Carney?  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:50 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the British pound and its reaction to Mark Carney's arrival at the head of the BoE.

  • What to Expect From the Bank of England  Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg, highlights that one of the main change at the Bank of England will be that Mark Carney "communicates much more clearly" than what the BoE is used to.

  • 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.