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  • BoE June Vote on More Liquidity Closer Than Expected Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:53 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The Bank of England is on the verge of approving another round of monetary stimulus, with Governor Mervyn King supporting an extra 50 billion pounds ($78.5 biillion) of gilt purchases, minutes to its June 6-7 policy meeting showed on Wednesday.

  • Will the BoE Turn the Printing Press Back On?     Wednesday, 20 Jun 2012 | 4:00 AM ET

    "We definitely are at the Bank of England we saw three measures announced last week, In the US it is a bit less clear I think we probably won't have full-fledged QE but we could get some more asset purchases at the long end," Sir John Gieve, former deputy governor at the Bank of England, told CNBC.

  • Your Trading Plan for the Fed Meeting Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 12:35 PM ET
    The Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, DC.

    The Federal Open Market Committee is beginning a two-day meeting, and these strategists have a trading plan.

  • Euro Firms, Yen Lifts, British Pound Slips Friday, 15 Jun 2012 | 7:56 AM ET

    Officials brace for the Greek election and it's tax time in Russia — time for your FX Fix.

  • CNBC's Steve Liesman and the "Closing Bell" crew discuss Bank of England's Mervyn King making definitive remarks on policies that could come from the Bank of England.

  • What Impact Could Bank Liquidity Have?     Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 4:18 PM ET

    What could happen if the central banks coordinate to provide liquidity? Peter Boockvar, Miller Tabak and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, weigh in. "This reminds me of that magic candle that you blow out and it flares back up again" says Boockvar.

  • Stimulus hopes lift the euro and China's rate cut makes the Aussie jump - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Third Round of QE from BOE by August     Wednesday, 6 Jun 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist, UBS Investment Bank, says that the Bank of England will embark on a third round of quantitative easing by August.

  • How to Trade the Bank of England Meeting Tuesday, 5 Jun 2012 | 2:12 PM ET
    London Bridge

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee is meeting this week, and if they do what this strategist expects, he's got a trade for you.

  • Why the UK Is Safe Haven Despite Poor Performance Thursday, 24 May 2012 | 7:38 AM ET

    On the same day official figures showed the biggest slide in retail sales figures in two years and one member of the Bank of England’s interest rate-setting committee indicated it would restart its asset purchase program if the economy weakened significantly, 10-year sovereign debt yields fell to record lows.

  • How to Trade the Euro's Slide Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 1:37 PM ET

    As Greece's problems mount, the euro has been breaching new levels, but this strategist says it's no time to be contrarian.

  • Euro Steadies, Yen Dips, Aussie Gets a Break Monday, 21 May 2012 | 7:31 AM ET

    Euro gets a reprieve and stimulus talk hits the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • More UK Money Printing is Unlikely: Economist     Friday, 18 May 2012 | 12:00 PM ET

    Barring disaster in Europe, a further round of quantitative easing in the U.K. is unlikely, Alan Clarke, UK and euro zone economist at Scotiabank, told CNBC. However, inflation will be higher than the Bank of England expects, and growth will disappoint, he said.

  • Euro Slips, Pound Trips, Asian Central Banks Intervene Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Euro Slips, Pound Trips, Asian Central Banks Intervene — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • The Bank of England steps back and euro fears ease - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Citi’s Buiter: Time for 'Helicopter Money Drops' Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 9:35 PM ET
    United States Federal Reserve

    Wall Street is starting to sound a little spooked.

  • King Admits Failing to ‘Shout’ About Risk Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 3:32 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Repairing the economy and regulating banks is “the biggest challenge the Bank [of England] has faced for decades,” Sir Mervyn King said on Wednesday in a speech in which he conceded for the first time he should have “shouted from the rooftops” about risks before the financial crisis.

  • British Pound Seen Stronger in the Near Term Wednesday, 2 May 2012 | 3:14 AM ET
    British Pound

    The British pound is likely to rise further against the euro in the near term despite its fall on Tuesday as it is still seen as a safe play, but in the long term it will weaken, according to currency analysts.

  • Dollar Slips, But Euro Gets No Lift Monday, 30 Apr 2012 | 8:08 AM ET

    The dollar's in the dumps and hedge funds are getting gloomy - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Jim O'Neill

    Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management Jim O’Neill is among candidates in the running to replace Bank of England governor Mervyn King who leaves in June 2013, the Sunday Times reported, without citing where it got the information.