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

Latest News

The revolution is over. Long live the revolution! - speech by Sam Woods

26 October 2016

At the Mansion House City Banquet, Sam Woods gives his first speech as the Bank of England’s Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA). More »

Other News

Financial Stability Paper 40: Capital inflows – the good, the bad and the bubbly... More »

26 October 2016

Think Global, Act local - speech by Minouche Shafik More »

24 October 2016

In Focus

One Bank Flagship Seminar by Carol Graham

On Thursday 17 November Carol Graham will deliver a One Bank Flagship Seminar. Register your interest. More »

Introducing The New Fiver

Our first polymer note – the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill – entered circulation on Tuesday 13 September. More »

FinTech Accelerator

Working with new technology firms to help harness FinTech innovations for central banking. More »

Climate change and financial stability

How we’re assessing environmental risks to our objectives More »

Forthcoming Events
Credit union quarterly statistics - June 2016 (09:30)
31 October 2016
Money and Credit - September 2016 (09:30)
31 October 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
3 Nov 2016
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
3 Nov 2016
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target up to
£10 bn
More information  
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.0%
Target 2.0% Next due:
15 Nov 2016

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