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  • Downing Street Could Ease IPO Rules Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 2:16 AM ET
    London Stock Exchange

    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.

  • Dollar Hangs Tough, British Pound Bounces Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012 | 7:42 AM ET

    Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • King Urged to Widen Recovery Measures Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:09 AM ET

    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.

  • Woman using a computer

    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.

  • More Stimulus for UK After Cut in Growth Forecasts? Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 9:15 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

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  • Pound Gets a Lift, Kiwi Loses Steam Wednesday, 8 Aug 2012 | 8:21 AM ET

    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.

  • UK Economy Looks Worse: Or Does It? Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 | 8:38 AM ET

    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.

  • Dollar Lifts, British Pound Slips Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 7:59 AM ET

    Bernanke lifts the buck and the pound gets hit — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • All the Banks Were Fixing Libor: Expert     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 1:30 AM ET

    "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 to Face Libor Scrutiny?     Tuesday, 17 Jul 2012 | 12:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Central Bank Rate Cuts Hurting Carry Trades? Thursday, 12 Jul 2012 | 11:17 AM ET

    The softening global economy is leading central banks to cut rates, and that could change your carry trade strategy.

  • Bulls Get Rate Cuts, but No Rally Thursday, 5 Jul 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    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?

  • Why Europe Needs to Do More Than Cut Interest Rates Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 10:31 PM ET
    European Central Bank

    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.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Jobs Report Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 9:12 AM ET

    Ready for another employment report? This strategist has a trading plan.

  • The Bank of England's New 'King'?     Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 7:03 AM ET

    "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.

  • MPC Member Wants 50 Billion Pounds Easing Monday, 25 Jun 2012 | 3:23 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    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.

  • Where the Euro Goes From Here Friday, 22 Jun 2012 | 3:13 PM ET

    Despite the ongoing turmoil in Europe, the euro has fared well in June - but this strategist says the party is just about over.

  • How to Bring Down Borrowing Costs in Europe Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 9:42 AM ET
    A one Euro coin stands on a map of Brussels.

    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.