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Quarterly Bulletin 2014 Q3

16 September 2014

Does household debt matter for spending decisions? How might macroprudential capital policy affect credit conditions? And how far could digital currencies (like Bitcoin) be considered as money? More »

Other News

News Release - Index-Linked Treasury Stock More »

16 September 2014

News Release - Quarterly Bulletin 2014 Q3 More »

16 September 2014

Working Paper No. 510: Institutional investor portfolio allocation, quantitative... More »

12 September 2014

Working Paper No. 509: Exploiting the monthly data flow in structural forecastin... More »

12 September 2014

In Focus

Visit the Bank Museum

The Museum is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-17:00 More »

Interest rates and the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

Read our postcard to learn about interest rates and the role of the MPC More »

Subscribe to email updates

Email updates are available for most Bank outputs More »

The First World War and the Bank of England

Find out about the new exhibition at the Museum and recently published material about WW1 More »

Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 3 and 4 September 2014 (09:30)
17 September 2014
Agents' Summary of Business Conditions - September 2014 (09:30)
17 September 2014
Capital Issuance - August 2014 (09:30)
18 September 2014
Working Paper No. 511: QE and the bank lending channel in the United Kingdom - Nick Butt, Rohan Churm, Michael McMahon, Arpad Morotz and Jochen Schanz (14:00)
19 September 2014

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
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9 Oct 2014
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
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9 Oct 2014
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.5%
Next due:
14 Oct 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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