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  • UK business wants to be in 'reformed' EU: CBI chief  Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    John Cridland, director general of the CBI, says British businesses want to be within a "reformed Europe".

  • Fed rate tug-of-war divides bond & stock investors Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:08 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Fed rate tug-of-war divides bond & stock investors Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:06 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Labour speeches were pro-business: BCC chief  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    John Longworth, director general of the British Chambers of Commerce, says he was "excited" by the pro-business policies put forward by the Labour party at its conference.

  • Prospects of US rate hikes fuel market division Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The divergence in play for much of this year is a theme likely to dominate in the days and months ahead.

  • Reading the FX tea leaves: What the dollar reveals Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 12:52 PM ET

    Economists say the greenback is gaining strength based on confidence in the U.S. economy, and potentially higher rates.

  • 'Single market' is key for UK businesses: CIO  Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Anne Richards, CIO at Aberdeen Asset Management, says markets will quickly move on from Scotland and that there is "a compelling argument" for the BoE not to raise rates yet.

  • UK wage growth 'still very low': Pro  Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Kit Juckes, global head of foreign exchange strategy at Societe Generale, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which show U.K. unemployment fell further to 6.2 percent.

  • Scotland's historic independence vote is coming up, and the result could cause market turmoil

  • This could be the trade of the decade Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 11:49 AM ET
    U.S. and Japanese flags are displayed at a foreign exchange firm in Tokyo.

    After months of going nowhere, the dollar has started to take off against the yen, and pros say this is just the beginning.

  • BoE taking bitcoin seriously: Chief Cashier  Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Victoria Cleland, chief cashier and director of banknotes at the Bank of England, says the central bank is taking bitcoin seriously but does not see it as a threat to cash.

  • ECB will never do QE: Pro  Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Paul Sedgwick, head of investment at Frank Investments, says the Fed and the Bank of England are likely to hike their rates within the next six months but that the ECB won't start a QE program.

  • Carney: Rate normalization time nears  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says many of the conditions for the U.K. economy to settle have been met and that interest rate normalization is getting closer.

  • Carney 'relatively upbeat': Economist  Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Simon Ballard, head of credit strategy at National Australia Bank, and Philip Shaw, chief economist at Investec, discuss the U.K. economy and their forecast regarding an interest rate hike.

  • BoE's Carney: Rate hike nearing, wage growth weak Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 8:16 AM ET

    The point at which interest rates begin to normalize is getting closer, the Bank of England's Mark Carney told trade unionists.

  • A teller displays $100 dollar U.S. notes at a money exchange in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    The stronger dollar may have stolen the headlines this week, but a closer look shows that it's not in fact a broad dollar rally.

  • Can UK households cope with a rate hike?  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, discusses the U.K. labor market and says that the Bank of England can afford to wait a few months before it starts hiking rates.

  • Should the BoE hike rate sooner rather than later?  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Andrew Sentance, senior economic adviser at PWC and former member of the Bank of England's MPC, says that the U.K.'s growth picture is supportive of higher interest rate.

  • Is the BoE policy no longer adapted?  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Marian Bell, former MPC member at the Bank of England, says that the current "very easy monetary conditions" in the U.K. are "simply not appropriate".

  • BoE misjudged labor market 'quite badly': Pro  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 3:30 AM ET

    Jonathan Portes, director at the NIESR, discusses the Bank of England and says that so far, it has not managed expectations very well.