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Promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability

Latest News

The Spectre of Monetarism - speech by Mark Carney

05 December 2016

Speech given by the Governor of the Bank of England at Roscoe Lecture, Liverpool John Moores University.

Read the full speech and watch the webcast.
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Other News

Bank of England/TNS Inflation Attitudes Survey - November 2016 More »

09 December 2016

Royal Visit to the Bank of England More »

07 December 2016

In Focus

What is stress testing?

Our YouTube video explains the Bank of England's approach to stress testing UK banks More »

One Bank Flagship Seminar with Hal Varian

On 1 December, Google's Chief Economist joined us to discuss Competition. Watch the webcast More »

Financial Stability Report explained

We’ve published our latest report on the UK’s financial stability. Read the report and see a visual summary. More »

Stress testing

We have announced the results of our 2016 stress test of the UK banking system More »

Forthcoming Events
Index-Linked Treasury Stocks (14:30)
13 December 2016
Mortgage Lenders and Administrators Statistics - 2016 Q3 (09:30)
13 December 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
15 Dec 2016
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
15 Dec 2016
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target up to
£10 bn
More information  
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.9%
Target 2.0% Next due:
13 Dec 2016

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