Bank of England


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • How the ONS revision could impact the BoE     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 1:35 AM ET

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses the upcoming Bank of England's MPC meeting following the ONS revision, which shows the U.K.'s recession was not as bad as previously thought.

  • No need for BOE to hike rates: Pro     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 12:53 AM ET

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International, expects the Bank of England to leave rates unchanged on Thursday.

  • 'Interesting' months ahead for sterling: Pro     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, discusses sterling following the U.K.'s weak manufacturing data and discusses the outlook for the currency.

  • Awash with cash, world economies take turn for worse Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 7:57 PM ET

    In a world preoccupied by crises, the global economy has taken something of a back seat. But there are signs it is in trouble despite being awash with cash from low interest rates.

  • Should the BoE have raised rates?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    DeAnne Julius, chairman at Chatham House and Karen Ward, senior global economist at HSBC, discuss the dissent within the Bank of England regarding the timing of an interest rate hike.

  • BoE minutes: Two MPC members vote for rate hike     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, reacts to the release of the Bank of England's latest minutes which saw two out of nine members vote in favor of a rate hike.

  • BoE minutes: Will anyone vote for a rate hike?     Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 1:30 AM ET

    Ross Walker, senior U.K. economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, and Richard Kelly, head of European rates at TD Securities, discuss what to expect from the Bank of England's minutes.

  • 'Juice left' in euro zone bonds: Pro     Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:49 AM ET

    Gianluca Salford, European fixed income strategist at JPMorgan, says he is upbeat on the prospects of the euro zone economy and sees "juice left" in the region's bonds.

  • UK labor market a 'mystery': Pro     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Andrew Lilico, executive director and principal at Europe Economics, says the characteristics of the U.K.'s labor market are a "mystery" to economists.

  • Do markets need to rejig rate expectations? Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 6:36 PM ET

    After a slew of bad data across the globe, the market may need to rejig its expectations for the end of easy monetary policy, some analysts said.

  • UK housing: BoE can take 'a lot of credit'     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Josh Miller, senior economist at RICS, says the Bank of England can take a lot of credit for the softening in U.K. house prices and discusses the outlook for the housing market.

  • Market 'overexcited' about BoE rate hike: Pro     Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    Simon Derrick, chief currency strategist at BNY Mellon, says the market was "overexcited" about the prospects of a U.K. rate hike and discusses the price movement of sterling.

  • BoE should nudge up rates now: Pro     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Ruth Lea, economic advisor at Arbuthnot Banking Group, argues that it is time for the Bank of England to start normalizing rates.