Bank of England


  • Euro Slips, Yen Lifts, Spain Gets a Boost Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Aid to Spain eases that country's pain but Greek drama still weighs on the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Kathy Lien, Managing Director at BK Asset Management says the appointment of Mark Carney to Bank of England Governor will result in renewed focus to restore credibility to the financial sector in the U.K.

  • He may well know his stuff when it comes to central banking, but the future Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to show a wide breadth of knowledge about British history, culture and customs before he can claim British citizenship.

  • Central bankers are joining premier-league footballers as global-economy elites.

  • Carney Not a Game Changer For Sterling: Pro     Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 4:20 AM ET

    Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC, warns CNBC that Carney's appointment to BoE Governor may not necessarily have the positive effects for sterling that many people anticipate.

  • Squawk Box Europe discusses whether the appointment of ex Goldman, Mark Carney as Bank of England Governor will be a breath of fresh air or another central banker from the same school of thought.

  • Greg Clark, financial secretary to the UK Treasury talks to CNBC about the appointment of Mark Carney and why he was chosen.

  • Mark Carney Appointed BoE Governor     Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 11:00 AM ET

    Nick Parsons, head of strategy at National Australia Bank, tells CNBC that Mark Carney's successful tenure with the Bank of Canada makes him an excellent appointment to governor of the Bank of England.

  • BoE May Flood UK Economy With More Bond Buys: Pros Thursday, 8 Nov 2012 | 1:28 PM ET

    The Bank of England may yet launch another round of quantitative easing, despite the central bank’s decision to keep bond purchases on hold on Thursday.

  • CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, including an interest rate policy announcement from the ECB and Bank of England due later this morning.

  • Gear Up For a Busy Week of Horse Trading Monday, 5 Nov 2012 | 1:05 AM ET

    The race to the White House, the UK QE button, a potential Spanish bailout request and Aussie interest rate trigger present global investors with an event driven week. And dare I say it, the possibility of higher liquidity to trade, writes CNBC's Karen Tso.

  • Bank of England’s Culture Attacked Friday, 2 Nov 2012 | 3:02 AM ET

    Excessive deference and hierarchy is damaging the Bank of England’s effectiveness, according to three independent reviews that criticize the central bank’s culture, the Financial Times reports.

  • Why the Pound Is a Heavyweight Monday, 8 Oct 2012 | 1:19 PM ET

    Wonder what is keeping the British pound so strong? It's the British, stupid.

  • Euro Lifts, Yen Dips Amid Central Bank Meeting Blitz Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 8:11 AM ET

    Central banks hold steady and Spain manages a sale — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged at 0.75%     Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 7:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Becky Quick reports on the European Central Bank's decision to keep its key interest rate unchanged at 0.75 percent.

  • Your Setup Trade for the ECB Meeting Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 12:53 PM ET

    Both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are meeting tomorrow. Here's your trading plan.

  • Where the Currency Bargains Are Now Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    Emerging market currencies have been laggards, but this strategist thinks that could change.

  • Britain's Banking Mission Impossible Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 4:46 AM ET

    Job-description messages in the "Mission: Impossible" movies self-destruct in five seconds. In the British banking world, the latest was printed in the employment pages for everyone to see.

  • Is It Time to Kill Off UK’s Zombie Companies? Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 | 3:17 AM ET

    As any horror film buff knows, zombies are difficult to kill. And the zombie companies which are increasingly causing concern in the U.K. are also going to be tricky to get rid of.

  • Japan Eases, Euro Slips, Iceland Steps Back Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.