Michael Sneyd, FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says that he thinks the Bank of England will hike rates sooner than analysts predict. However, the timing depends on the U.K. election outcome, he says.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wonder what is keeping the British pound so strong? It's the British, stupid.
Central banks hold steady and Spain manages a sale — it's time for your FX Fix.
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.