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  • Regulators Consider Libor Overhaul Tuesday, 6 Mar 2012 | 4:29 AM ET

    UK regulators and global banks are discussing a potentially far-reaching overhaul of the calculation and regulation of interbank lending rates, amid claims that the benchmark for $350 trillion contracts worldwide may have been subject to manipulation.  The FT reports

  • Lloyds and RBS Eye $20 Billion ECB Loans Monday, 27 Feb 2012 | 1:52 AM ET

    Britain’s two part-nationalized banks plan to tap the European Central Bank’s special three-year funding scheme for a combined amount of about 15 billion euros ($20 billion), on a par with some of the euro zone’s largest banks, the Financial Times reports.

  • More Asset-Buying Depends on Economy: Bank of England Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 1:11 AM ET
    London Financial District

    More asset-buying by the Bank of England will depend on how the economy evolves between now and May, David Miles, the Monetary Policy Committee member who joined ultra-dove Adam Posen in voting for an even larger boost in quantitative easing, told CNBC.

  • BoE Raises Inflation Forecast More Than Expected Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 5:53 AM ET
    London Financial District

    The Bank of England raised its inflation forecast for two years time to around 1.8 percent on Wednesday, higher than most economists had expected, raising doubts about further quantitative easing.

  • London Financial District

    Inflation will remain above the Bank of England's 2 percent target in the U.K. for a long time, Andrew Sentance, a former member of the monetary policy  committee, told CNBC on Tuesday.

  • Bank of England and ECB Hold Steady, Indonesia Cuts Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 8:10 AM ET

    Greek talks go down to the wire, and central banks hold steady - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • RBS Shake-Up Has Cost $60.5 Billion So Far Wednesday, 8 Feb 2012 | 2:43 AM ET
    The Royal Bank of Scotland Headquarters

    Stephen Hester has revealed that the dramatic restructuring of Royal Bank of Scotland has cost 38 billion pounds ($60.5 billion) in a rallying memo to staff days after the embattled chief executive waived a 1 million pounds bonus, the Financial Times reports.

  • How to Trade the Central Bank Meetfest Monday, 6 Feb 2012 | 9:27 AM ET

    Welcome to a busy week for central bank meetings. Here's how to trade on a big one.

  • Trade Deficit Hits the Yen, Greek Troubles Hit the Euro Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    Japan has a trade deficit and Australia has inflation - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bank of England Governor Slams Bank Bonuses   Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:20 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The governor of the Bank of England said he would be willing to implement further rounds of asset purchases – also known as quantitative easing - in an effort to rebalance the UK economy and issued a stark warning to the financial sector ahead of bonus season in the City of London.

  • Why the Pound Could Take a Hit Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 3:31 PM ET
    St George's Flag & Houses of Parliament

    Europe is on everyone's minds, but this strategist is more interested in a trans-Atlantic trade.

  • Euro Lifts, But European Central Bank News Awaits Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    A Spanish bond sale lifts the euro, but the European Central Bank meeting is the real headliner - time for your FX Fix.

  • QE to Be Implemented by Central Banks Soon     Sunday, 8 Jan 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist, Nomura says that he sees both the ECB and the Federal Reserve coming out with quantitative easing this year, with the BOJ and Bank of England doing so in the next few months.

  • No, Prime Minister; That's Not What Europe Needs Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:06 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street on August 11, 2011 in London, England. Mr Cameron hosted a COBRA meeting and a cabinet meeting earlier this morning to discuss the current unrest that has spread across the country. Parliament has been recalled following four days of rioting across the UK.

    Another week, another euro zone crisis! It feels as if this crisis is never ending, self perpetuating until an eventual Armageddon that will at the very best end with the break-up of the euro zone and at the very worst in World War III.

  • British Prime Minister Says UK Will Never Join Euro Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 3:26 AM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing criticisms of leaving the UK isolated after he said he would not agree to a new European Union treaty.

  • Euro Slips, Pound Lifts, EU Summit Looms Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    The Bank of England holds steady, New Zealand stands pat, and everyone is watching the EU summit - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • ECB Expected to Cut Rates, EU Summit Waits in Wings Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 4:36 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to cut interest rates back to a record low of 1 percent from the current 1.25 percent on Thursday and provide longer-term loans to banks that are struggling to find funding.

  • How to Trade on the Bank of England Meeting Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 11:34 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The Bank of England surprised investors at its last meeting with a significant easing. Here's how to trade this week's get-together.

  • Aussie Lifts, Euro Slips, Euro Short Positions Are High Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 7:31 AM ET

    Australia is growing, China is slowing, and everyone is eager for the EU summit, already - time for your FX Fix.

  • Central Bank Moves a Good First Step, Pros Say Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

    Efforts to improve liquidity in the world's financial markets 'psychologically' important, Louise Cooper of BGC Partners says.

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