Bank of England


  • 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.

  • Best Buy Offering Apple's iPad 3 at 30% Discount  Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports the ECB will leave interest rates at current levels; Best Buy is discounting Apple's iPad 3 by 30 percent; and Carnival's ship, Triumph had to be towed to port after breaking loose from a dock.

  • 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.

  • Reasons to Believe 'Sell in May' Might Turn to Buying Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 9:40 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the NYSE

    One firm believes there are reasons to take the other side of the "Sell in May" trade, making the case against selling now.

  • Osborne Paves Way to Retool Bank of England Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 11:16 PM ET

    British finance minister George Osborne has laid the groundwork for a partial revamp at the Bank of England when new Governor Mark Carney arrives in July.

  • Osborne Turns to Bank of England as Growth Halves Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 9:55 PM ET
    David Cameron

    British finance minister George Osborne turned to the Bank of England on Wednesday to do more to help spur the country's stagnant economy as he announced a halving of the 2013 growth forecast.

  • Impact of UK Budget Will Be Small: Economist  Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 | 3:35 AM ET

    Simon Wells, Chief UK Economist, HSBC, tells CNBC that the UK government looks likely to stick to the deficit reduction policy which leaves 'very little fiscal wriggle room'.

  • Cyprus Deal Hits the Euro, Pound Lifts Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    A bailout plan for Cyprus sends the euro tumbling, and the pound lifts following comments by the Bank of England chief - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Expert Sees More Weight on the Pound Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 5:01 PM ET
    London, England

    Technical indicators, downbeat economic reports, and the prospect of more central bank stimulus are all weighing on the British currency, this strategist says.

  • Copper futures traded lower Monday following disappointing data out of China, but pro trader Jim Iuorio thinks it's still worth trading.

  • Bank of England Faces Knife-Edge Decision Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 7:26 PM ET
    Bank of England building facade in City of London

    The Bank of England will make clearer on Thursday where its priorities for nursing Britain's ailing economy lie, with opinion split evenly on whether it will unveil another round of bond buying.

  • Should the Bank of England Expand QE? Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 4:14 PM ET

    Do you believe the Bank of England should do more to stimulate the U.K. economy, which is on the edge of a triple-dip recession?

  • Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro  Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 7:05 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.

  • Italy Roils Euro, Yen Jumps Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    Messy Italian election results buffet the euro and a search for safe havens lifts the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • UK Inflation Bigger Concern Than Downgrade  Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 12:50 AM ET

    James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says that inflation is a bigger concern for the U.K. economy than Moody's downgrade to Aa1.

  • Why the Pound Is Getting Pounded Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:24 PM ET

    The British pound had a bad week, culminating in a credit rating cut - and these strategists say more pain lies ahead.

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