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  • Trade Deficit Hits the Yen, Greek Troubles Hit the Euro Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 7:35 AM ET

    Japan has a trade deficit and Australia has inflation - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bank of England Governor Slams Bank Bonuses   Wednesday, 25 Jan 2012 | 5:20 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    The governor of the Bank of England said he would be willing to implement further rounds of asset purchases – also known as quantitative easing - in an effort to rebalance the UK economy and issued a stark warning to the financial sector ahead of bonus season in the City of London.

  • Why the Pound Could Take a Hit Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 3:31 PM ET
    St George's Flag & Houses of Parliament

    Europe is on everyone's minds, but this strategist is more interested in a trans-Atlantic trade.

  • Euro Lifts, But European Central Bank News Awaits Thursday, 12 Jan 2012 | 8:14 AM ET

    A Spanish bond sale lifts the euro, but the European Central Bank meeting is the real headliner - time for your FX Fix.

  • QE to Be Implemented by Central Banks Soon     Sunday, 8 Jan 2012 | 6:10 PM ET

    Rob Subbaraman, Chief Asia Economist, Nomura says that he sees both the ECB and the Federal Reserve coming out with quantitative easing this year, with the BOJ and Bank of England doing so in the next few months.

  • No, Prime Minister; That's Not What Europe Needs Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 6:06 AM ET
    British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves 10 Downing Street on August 11, 2011 in London, England. Mr Cameron hosted a COBRA meeting and a cabinet meeting earlier this morning to discuss the current unrest that has spread across the country. Parliament has been recalled following four days of rioting across the UK.

    Another week, another euro zone crisis! It feels as if this crisis is never ending, self perpetuating until an eventual Armageddon that will at the very best end with the break-up of the euro zone and at the very worst in World War III.

  • British Prime Minister Says UK Will Never Join Euro Friday, 9 Dec 2011 | 3:26 AM ET
    David Cameron

    British Prime Minister David Cameron is facing criticisms of leaving the UK isolated after he said he would not agree to a new European Union treaty.

  • Euro Slips, Pound Lifts, EU Summit Looms Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 7:50 AM ET

    The Bank of England holds steady, New Zealand stands pat, and everyone is watching the EU summit - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • ECB Expected to Cut Rates, EU Summit Waits in Wings Thursday, 8 Dec 2011 | 4:36 AM ET

    The European Central Bank is widely expected to cut interest rates back to a record low of 1 percent from the current 1.25 percent on Thursday and provide longer-term loans to banks that are struggling to find funding.

  • How to Trade on the Bank of England Meeting Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 11:34 AM ET
    Tower Bridge and City of London financial district

    The Bank of England surprised investors at its last meeting with a significant easing. Here's how to trade this week's get-together.

  • Aussie Lifts, Euro Slips, Euro Short Positions Are High Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011 | 7:31 AM ET

    Australia is growing, China is slowing, and everyone is eager for the EU summit, already - time for your FX Fix.

  • Central Bank Moves a Good First Step, Pros Say Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011 | 1:14 PM ET

    Efforts to improve liquidity in the world's financial markets 'psychologically' important, Louise Cooper of BGC Partners says.

  • The world's major central banks unleashed coordinated action Wednesday to ease the increasing strains on the global financial system, a move that sent stock markets up sharply.

  • Ben Broadbent, member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, told CNBC, " it is true that there are still significant parts of the economy that are constrained by a lack of supply of credit from the banking system."

  • Euro Under Pressure, Pound Slips Wednesday, 23 Nov 2011 | 8:10 AM ET

    The British fret over Europe and Germany's bond auction disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade on the Bank of England's Moves Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 3:11 PM ET

    Even in a volatile, headline-driven market, short-term trading opportunities crop up. Here's one strategist's near term plan.

  • Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at SG,Societe Generale, told CNBC, "I think we have reached a peak in inflation and we will see a very sharp fall next year partly because of VAT falling out of the calculation and partly because it is going to be weak." He predicted growth next year to be as low as 0.7%.

  • Maybe the Bank of England Can Fix Italy? Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 12:49 PM ET

    Apparently it's not just great minds that think alike.

  • Euro Calms Down, Indonesia Surprises Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 | 8:19 AM ET

    The euro stops its freefall, the Bank of England holds steady, and Indonesia cuts - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Mervyn King Testifies on UK Money Easing     Tuesday, 25 Oct 2011 | 4:45 AM ET

    Testifying in front of the treasury select committee, Bank of England Governor Mervyn King detailed the central bank's rational for introducing a second bout of money easing. "The volatility did not dampen down, we did not see a reversal of the asset price movements, so we followed through and took the decision in October, which was unanimous, to resume the asset purchasing program," he said.