The Bank of England's latest monetary policy meeting shows that they will keep their interest rate at 0.5 percent. Adam Cole, head of currency strategy at RBC weighs in, adding that the next "stumbling block for U.K. policies" will be wage negotiations.» Read More
CNBC's Becky Quick reports on the European Central Bank's decision to keep its key interest rate unchanged at 0.75 percent.
Both the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are meeting tomorrow. Here's your trading plan.
Emerging market currencies have been laggards, but this strategist thinks that could change.
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.
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.
The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
A high-profile job with a hefty salary, travel, and an almost guaranteed knighthood (unless you really mess up) will be advertised in The Economist this week.
Why not apply to be the Governor of the Bank of England? An advertisement for the job will be published in this week's edition of the Economist.
To restore economic growth requires policy makers to adopt the all-round perfection of British heptathlete Jessica Ennis.
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.
Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
Bernanke lifts the buck and the pound gets hit — it's time for your FX Fix.
"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.