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  • Euro Lifts, Yen Slides, New Zealand Dollar Slips Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 7:14 AM ET

    German business confidence lifts the euro and easing expectations dent the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • US May Be the Weak Spot in 2013: Economist   Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 5:20 AM ET
      US May Be the Weak Spot  in 2013: Economist

    Greg Ip, U.S. economics editor at The Economist, tells CNBC that even in the best case the US has significant tightening baked in for the first half of 2013.

  • PIMCO's El-Erian on 2013 Strategies   Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:17 PM ET
    PIMCO's El-Erian on 2013 Strategies

    Anticipating higher taxes, and discussing whether Washington is closer to a deal on the fiscal cliff, with Mohamed El-Erian, PIMCO CEO & co-CIO. "You will see tax rates go up, and they will be part of a bigger package, and they will hopefully be a stepping stone to other things that need to get done in Washington," he says.

  • ECB and BOE Not Expected to Deliver Much at Meeting: Pro

    Paul Krake, Founder of View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, says investors shouldn't expect much from the ECB or BOE meetings later today as both central banks look set to sit on their hands.

  •  Bank of England Too Downbeat on UK Economy: Fmr Member

    Adam Posen, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and former member of the Bank of England's monetary policy committee, tells CNBC that the Bank of England is too downbeat on the UK economy.

  • What Is the Status of UK Banks?   Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 4:20 AM ET
    What Is the Status of UK Banks?

    Chris Wheeler, banks analyst at Mediobanca, informs CNBC of findings in the Bank of England's Financial Stability Report, as well as the implications these have for UK banks.

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

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

  • Mark Carney to Restore UK'S Financial Credibility   Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 6:30 PM ET
    Appointment of Mark Carney to BoE Gov a Good Move: Pro

    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.

  • Mark Carney Needs to Start Studying for a Citizenship Test

    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.

  • Britain Favors Credentials Over Countrymen for BoE's Top Job

    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
    Carney Not a Game Changer For Sterling: Pro

    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.

  • Is Carney Another Sheep in the Ex-Goldman Flock?   Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 2:45 AM ET
    Is Carney Another Sheep in the Ex-Goldman Flock?

    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.

  • Carney Commands Global Respect: Financial Secretary

    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
    Mark Carney Appointed BoE Governor

    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.

  • Global Markets: Shares Up After Greek Austerity Vote

    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
    Gear Up For a Busy Week of Horse Trading

    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
    Bank of England’s Culture Attacked

    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.