Bank of England


  • PMI 'Supportive' of Sterling: Pro  Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET

    Steven Saywell, European head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses sterling following better-than-expected services PMI and whether central bank stimulus has peaked in the U.K.

  • Europe Woes Ease But Euro Zone Growth 'Some Way Off' Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:29 AM ET

    Europe's economic woes eased slightly last month, but a chronic shortage of new orders means an economic recovery in the euro zone still looks some way off.

  • Mervyn King's Next Move: Learn to Dance  Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Outgoing Bank of England governor Mervyn King says he regrets putting his career before his personal life, speaking on the BBC's Desert Island Discs he also revealed he will now take a 'grey gap year' and learn how to dance.

  • Worst Thing Carney Can Do Is More QE: Economist  Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:30 AM ET

    David Kern, chief economist at the British Chambers of Commerce, tells CNBC why the worst thing, incoming Bank of England governor, Mark Carney can do is more quantitative easing.

  • King's Legacy Overshadowed by Financial Crisis?  Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    Chris Giles, economics editor at The Financial Times, discusses the upcoming Bank of England interest rate decision, which will be Mervyn King's last.

  • Mervyn King to Appear on Desert Island Discs  Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:40 AM ET

    Outgoing Bank of England governor Sir Mervyn King is to appear on BBC Radio 4's Desert Island Discs on Sunday. He will be asked to choose various items he would like to have with him if he was stranded on a desert island.

  • Fed Has Learnt From BoE's Policy: Bullard  Friday, 24 May 2013 | 2:40 AM ET

    James Bullard, president and CEO of St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank, says the Fed has learnt from the Bank of England's "ruled-based" policy but that the on "forward guidance", it hasn't been as good as the Fed.

  • Still Case for 'Easy Monetary Policy': BoE Member  Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 5:00 AM ET

    Ben Broadbent, member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, tells CNBC they are not pre-committed to any particular path at the Bank of England and there's still a case for having extremely easy monetary policy.

  • Japan in Big 'Monetary Experiment': BoE Member  Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 4:55 AM ET

    Ben Broadbent, member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, tells CNBC that Japan is in the midst of a big monetary experiment, so volatility in equity and bond markets should be seen in that context.

  • Why Stimulus Tapering Is not on the Cards?  Friday, 17 May 2013 | 3:00 AM ET

    Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment, says the weak economic figures and low inflation globally are supportive of further central banks' action.

  • There Is a Modest Recovery in Britain: Pro  Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Bill O'Neill, head of chief investment at Wealth Management Research, UBS, talks to CNBC about the changeover of leadership in the Bank of England and the state of the British economy.

  • Bank of England Chief to Offer Some Good News Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 12:09 AM ET
    Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England

    Bank of England chief Mervyn King should be the bearer of some good news on Wednesday in his final forecasts before handing the reins to Mark Carney, even if the British economy remains far from healthy.

  • Bank of England on Bloomberg Breach  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    A Bank of England official commented on the Bloomberg controversy, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Steve Liesman.

  • Bank of England: Bloomberg Breach 'Reprehensible'  Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:20 PM ET

    The Bank of England has commented on the Bloomberg breach. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.

  • Market Will 'Carry on Pushing Up': Pro  Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, explains why despite expectations of very slow growth in the UK, the market will continue going higher.

  • Funding for Lending Will Work: Pro  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, explains that the BoE doesn't need to increase its stimulus program as the funding for lending scheme money should start to trickle through to the economy.

  • Can a Policy Change Accelerate UK's Recovery?  Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Hugo Dixon, editor at large at Reuters, comments on the U.K.'s economy ahead of the BoE's rate decision, and the effect monetary policy has had until now.

  • 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.