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Fast-growing technology companies would be allowed to float as little as 10 per cent of their business on the London Stock Exchange under proposals being weighed up by Downing Street, the Financial Times Reports.
The Federal Reserve, European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of England (BoE) should all announce stimulus packages next month, a Bank of England (BOE) policymaker told CNBC Tuesday.
Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
An outgoing member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has challenged the governor Sir Mervyn King for his insistence that central banks should buy only government bonds in quantitative easing programs to stimulate growth.
Crowdfunding, the financing of projects by multiple lenders via the internet, experienced record breaking customer numbers and lending in Britain last month helped by a series of public relations disasters for major U.K. banks.
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Rate talk at the Bank of England boosts the pound, but the New Zealand dollar is coming back to earth — it's time for your FX Fix.
The currency is strong against its closest neighbor, the euro, and the cost of its long-term debt is at almost Germanic levels. Yet, to many, the UK doesn’t feel like the safe haven this implies.
Central bank meetings loom and Sweden is on a roll — it's time for your FX Fix.
Bernanke lifts the buck and the pound gets hit — it's time for your FX Fix.
"The Bank of England at that time were desperate to try and get interest rates down because they were so worried about the state of the economy and the state of the financial system and every bank has an incentive to show that it has a low cost of funds to show that it is financially stable," Jan Toporowski, professor of Economics, SOAS, told CNBC.
Bank of England governor Mervyn King and his deputy Paul Tucker are going to be in front of the Treasury Select Committee the Libor scandal isn't officially on the agenda but clearly that is going to come up and may have implications for central bank succession planning. Catherine Boyle has more.
The softening global economy is leading central banks to cut rates, and that could change your carry trade strategy.
On Thursday, many investors were baffled by the price action in the S&P, which traded in the red, despite catalysts that should have been bullish. What gives?
The European Central Bank needs to go beyond lowering interest rates – which has already been priced in by markets – to boost growth and authorities may be better off ramping up their asset-purchasing programs instead, economists tell CNBC.
Ready for another employment report? This strategist has a trading plan.
"People are going into it with very low expectations," says Jim O'Neill, Goldman Sachs Asset Management chairman, providing a preview of this week's European summit.
The Bank of England needs to pump at least another 50 billion pounds ($77.8 billion) into Britain’s “stalled” economy, says David Miles of its interest rate-setting committee, warning that only a “substantial” third round of emergency bond-buying will kick-start recovery, the Financial Times reports.
Despite the ongoing turmoil in Europe, the euro has fared well in June - but this strategist says the party is just about over.
So euro zone members want to bring down borrowing costs in Europe? Good idea. That was the one tangible idea from the G20 meeting, but unfortunately they didn't say how that would be accomplished.