News and Analysis of Decisions and Events from the Bank of England (the BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (the MPC)
The Bank of England meets to decide on interest rates and guide markets on policy on Thursday December 14 - this will be the last major set-piece for Pound Sterling in 2017.
The Bank of England may raise the value if deposits protected under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme to 85K.
Thursday is the focus of the week for Pound Sterling with the Bank of England delivering its latest policy decision as well as forecasts for inflation and economic growth.
Much-ado-about-nothing on Friday with some commentators excitedly hinting that the Bank of England won’t let the Pound continue falling.
A key member of the Bank of England has told an audience that she believes further monetary easing is necessary.
No decision is expected from the Bank of England on Thursday the 15th September, but that does not mean this does not mean markets won’t be hanging on every word uttered by the Bank.
Mid-week sees Pound Sterling tested by the appearance before the Treasury Select Committee of members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee.
The Bank of England (BOE) prepares another reverse auction to buy more of the billions of pounds worth of bonds needed to meet the target on its QE programme.
The Bank of England will look to buy bonds with a maturity of 3-7 years today. The success of the programme could well determine how the GBP trades.
Nerves regarding the effectiveness of the Bank of England’s reverse bond-buying auction has been set aside as it found the requisite buyers.
Analysis of the Pound to Euro and Pound to Dollar pairs ahead of, and during the Bank of England’s policy decision and Inflation Report.
We assess the arguments against fresh Bank of England policy measures being introduced on the 4th of August.
The British Pound is being driven almost exclusively by expectations for a policy announcement from the Bank of England at their August 4th meeting - but what should you expect?
The Bank of England is on course to cut interest rates below 0.5% - a move that will be met with resistance.
Pound Sterling is sharply lower on Tuesday the 26th of July after a noted Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member indicated he is now willing to vote to cut interest rates.
The Bank of England’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) has cut the capital buffer placed on banks in order to try and mitigate against crystallising threats to the UK economy.
The GBP will take a cue from the Bank of England’s Governor Mark Carney who is set to outline his thinking on how Britain's economy is coping with last week's vote to leave the European Union in a speech on Thursday.
Sterling has rebounded slightly despite Bank of England members stressing the risks - not only to the UK economy but the world financial system - of a Brexit at their June meeting
Above: Victoria Cleland, Chief Cashier at the Bank of England, with the new five pound note. (C) The Bank of England.
The UK's first polymer bank note is due to launch on the 13th of September.
We have been warning over the past 24 hours that a number of key GBP pairs were looking incredibly overbought, and that a correction lower would be required to balance the market.
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