Bank of England


  • 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.

  • BoE guidance 'dull and repetitive': Carney  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:34 AM ET

    Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, defends the central bank's forward guidance and says that it's been "entirely consistent" for months and therefore "dull and repetitive".

  • UK wage growth 'remarkably weak': Carney  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England, says that although slack in the labor market is being used up faster than expected, productivity and wage growth have been "remarkably weak".

  • Mark Carney on housing market risk  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 5:20 AM ET

    The risk surrounding the U.K. housing market is a "medium term risk" to the economy's recovery, Mark Carney, governor at the Bank of England replies to CNBC.

  • BoE faces 'a conundrum': Economist  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenberg, reacts to the latest U.K. unemployment and wage growth numbers and discusses what it means for the Bank of England.

  • Why is wage growth so low in the UK?  Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Ian Temple, chairman and co-founder of Hydrogen, says there is a rise in U.K. employment and labor participation which hasn't caused upward pressure on wages.

  • The wage growth puzzle facing BoE's Carney  Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, discusses why wages aren't rising in the U.K. and what this could mean for an interest rate hike.

  • 'Comfortable' with UK rate hike if wages rise: Pro  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, says a rise in wages would make the market "comfortable" with an interest rate rise in the U.K.