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  • UK Recovery Slower Than Expected: CBI Monday, 1 Aug 2011 | 2:18 AM ET

    The UK economy will grow slower in 2011 than previously anticipated – 1.3 percent, compared to forecasts of 1.7 percent – and its 2012 growth will be a "modest" 2.2 percent, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), an influential business organization.

  • BoE Minutes Say Chance of Rate Rise Diminished Wednesday, 20 Jul 2011 | 5:11 AM ET

    The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee judged that recent economic weakness had reduced the chance that interest rates would need to rise in the near term, minutes to the BoE's July meeting showed on Wednesday.

  • Job Growth Lifts the Dollar, Rate Hike Hits the Euro Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 9:09 AM ET

    Dollar lifts, euro slips, and Thailand's prime minister-elect connects on the baht - time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade the European Central Bank Meeting Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 9:47 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Almost everyone expects the European Central Bank to raise rates this week, but you can still trade on it. Here's how.

  • Trichet Gets Tough, Bank of England Not So Much Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Trichet is vigilant, a Bank of England official is dovish, and central bank managers are down on the dollar. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Dollar Lifts, Loonie Slips Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 9:45 AM ET

    The dollar rides some good economic news, for a change, and the Bank of England's Mervyn King delivers a scolding — time for your FX Fix.

  • David Bloom: 'Is There a Bigger Armageddon Out There?' Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 3:09 AM ET

    Investors are afraid of “Armageddon” in foreign exchange markets due to concerns beyond the Greek debt crisis and sluggish US growth, David Bloom global head of foreign exchange at HSBC told CNBC Thursday.

  • Bank of England May Be Forced to Raise Rate: Economist Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 3:49 AM ET

    The UK consumer sector is “extremely challenging” but the Bank of England will probably be forced to raise interest rates later in the year, Adam Chester, chief economist at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets told CNBC.

  • Why Central Bankers Talk Like James Bond Friday, 10 Jun 2011 | 11:22 AM ET

    When European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet said the magic words — "strong vigilance" — the euro immediately spiked. Fine. But why the code?

  • Won Wilts, Trichet Talks Thursday, 9 Jun 2011 | 8:38 AM ET

    The South Korean won is weighed down and the ECB's Trichet is talking. It's time for your daily FX Fix.

  • Debt Deal Has Doubters, Swiss Franc Shines Wednesday, 1 Jun 2011 | 9:51 AM ET

    Economic data disappoints, the euro debt deal has doubters, but the Swissie is soaring — time for another FX Fix.

  • Euro Debt, QE2's Market Impact     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 6:10 AM ET

    The uncertainty of Europe defaulting, QE2's expiration, and the debt ceiling is weighing on the markets, with Lou Brien, DRW Trading Group and Nick Bennenbroek, Well's Fargo.

  • Britain's Inflation Nightmare Becomes Worse Friday, 20 May 2011 | 1:23 AM ET

    If the monetary policy committee of the Bank of England were paid a performance bonus, its members would deserve nothing. The UK’s inflation outcome has been far from target over a long period. So should the MPC raise rates now to make up for its past failures? No. But its position is becoming very uncomfortable, according to the FT.

  • British Pound Sinks and the Dollar Sags Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 9:49 AM ET

    The British pound is sinking, and the World Bank is down on the dollar. Here's your daily FX Fix.

  • How High Will Britain's Inflation Go? Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 12:56 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    UK inflation hit a two and a half-year high Tuesday and experts are saying it is only a matter of time before it goes even higher.

  • Ten Reasons UK Rates Will Not Rise Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 1:44 AM ET
    Governor of the Bank of England Mervyn King

    Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, made it clear to the market on Wednesday that UK rates would have to rise at some point.

  • Euro Dips, Loonie Lifts Wednesday, 11 May 2011 | 9:40 AM ET

    Sovereign debt is weighing on the euro, but the loonie is lifting off again. Time for your FX Fix.

  • Going Global Europe: Rate Decision     Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 4:27 PM ET

    A rate decision is due out tomorrow from the Bank of England & ECB, reports CNBC's Guy Johnson. And CNBC.com will stream the ECB press conference live at 8:30am Eastern time.

  • Busch: Great Expectations and the ECB Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    The FX markets are pummeling the US dollar strength as we head into tomorrow's ECB and Bank of England meetings.

  • Commentary: Managing the Euro Zone's Fragility Wednesday, 4 May 2011 | 1:35 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    Why is Spain paying higher interest rates on its government debt than the UK? The answer to this question is illuminating: membership of a currency union makes a country fiscally fragile, writes Martin Wolf in the FT.

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