Bank of England


  • Bank of England Chief to Offer Some Good News Wednesday, 15 May 2013 | 12:09 AM ET
    Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England

    Bank of England chief Mervyn King should be the bearer of some good news on Wednesday in his final forecasts before handing the reins to Mark Carney, even if the British economy remains far from healthy.

  • Bank of England on Bloomberg Breach   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 3:10 PM ET
    Bank of England on Bloomberg Breach

    A Bank of England official commented on the Bloomberg controversy, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche and Steve Liesman.

  • Bank of England: Bloomberg Breach 'Reprehensible'   Tuesday, 14 May 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Bank of England: Bloomberg Breach 'Reprehensible'

    The Bank of England has commented on the Bloomberg breach. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.

  • Market Will 'Carry on Pushing Up': Pro   Monday, 13 May 2013 | 2:50 AM ET
    Market Will 'Carry on Pushing Up': Pro

    Joe Rundle, head of trading at ETX Capital, explains why despite expectations of very slow growth in the UK, the market will continue going higher.

  • Funding for Lending Will Work: Pro   Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Funding for Lending Will Work: Pro

    Paul Donovan, global economist and managing director at UBS, explains that the BoE doesn't need to increase its stimulus program as the funding for lending scheme money should start to trickle through to the economy.

  • Can a Policy Change Accelerate UK's Recovery?   Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 6:00 AM ET
    Can a Policy Change Accelerate UK's Recovery?

    Allister Heath, editor at CITYAM and Hugo Dixon, editor at large at Reuters, comments on the U.K.'s economy ahead of the BoE's rate decision, and the effect monetary policy has had until now.

  • BoE Will Stay on Course: Expert   Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 4:20 AM ET
    BoE Will Stay on Course: Expert

    Stephen Isaacs, chairman of the investment committee at Alvine Capital, says the Bank of England is unlikely to do anything new until Mark Carney's arrival and why its mandate might be expanded then.

  • BoE QE Unlikely   Thursday, 9 May 2013 | 12:50 AM ET
    BoE QE Unlikely

    James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says more QE from the Bank of England is highly unlikely. He does not see the U.K. slipping into recession but says the economy will go through a long and slow process of growth.

  • No More QE From Bank of England?   Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 12:47 AM ET
    No More QE From BoE?

    George Buckley, Chief UK Economist at Deutsche Bank thinks the Bank of England does not need to implement any more quantitative easing. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation of Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.

  • What Makes a Good Central Banker?   Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET
    What Makes a Good Central Banker?

    Neil Irwin, author of The Alchemists, says the Fed is likely to send a message of continuity and discusses what is now needed to be a successful central banker.

  • UK Pound to Strengthen: Expert   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    UK Pound to Strengthen: Expert

    Elsa Lignos, G10 currency strategist at RBC Capital Markets, remains positive on the U.K. pound and expects it to strengthen.

  • UK GDP Will Boost Confidence: Pro   Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    UK GDP Will Boost Confidence: Pro

    Geoffrey Dicks, chief U.K. economist at Novus Capital Markets, warns that the U.K. GDP figure is preliminary and might be revised down and explains that another round of stimulus is unnecessary.

  • 'Pretty Hard Slog for the UK': Expert   Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    'Pretty Hard Slog for the UK': Expert

    Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, discusses expectations for the U.K's first quarter GDP and says the government "missed the trick on the funding for lending scheme".

  • Sterling: The British Rocky Balboa   Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 7:30 PM ET
    Sterling: The British Rocky Balboa

    Ed Ponsi, Managing Director at Barchetta Capital Management compares the resilience of the U.K pound to the underdog boxer Rocky.

  • What Can the Bank of England Do Now?   Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    What Can the Bank of England Do Now?

    Sam Hill, fixed income strategist at RBC, explains that the IMF's lower growth forecasts for the U.K. proves that there is a limit to what monetary policy can achieve.

  • Expect More UK Stimulus: Economist   Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Expect More UK Stimulus: Economist

    Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discusses the Bank of England's minutes and explains why he expects another round of asset purchases.

  • Is the UK in Economic 'Limbo'?   Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Is the UK in Economic 'Limbo'?

    Michael Gallagher, director of research at IDEAglobal, talks about the impact the change of leadership at the Bank of England has and will have on the U.K.'s macro picture.

  • Fed's Rosengren: US Growth Better Than Expected Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 12:58 PM ET
    Eric Rosengren

    A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank's dual mandate of full employment and price stability, but also said he's optimistic the economy is gathering strength.

  • Why Gold Will Continue to Underperform Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:31 PM ET
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    Anthony Grisanti of GRZ Energy looks at what's moving gold.

  • Why the Gold Trade Is Getting Murdered Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 4:20 PM ET

    After gold plunged Thursday, pros disagreed on how to trade it but came to a consensus on what's pushing it lower.