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

Latest News

Small is beautiful but big is necessary - speech by Minouche Shafik

28 September 2016

Speech by Minouche Shafik, Deputy Governor of Markets and Banking, at Bloomberg's Markets Most Influential Summit More »

Other News

PRA issues buy-to-let underwriting standards expectations More »

29 September 2016

Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - August 2016 More »

29 September 2016

In Focus

Introducing The New Fiver

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

Future Forum 2016

Join us on 14 October to discuss how the Bank of England can serve society and maintain stability in times of change. More »

KnowledgeBank

Our new educational website has launched! More »

Climate change and financial stability

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

Forthcoming Events
Record of FPC Meeting held on 20 September 2016 (09:30)
03 October 2016
UK International Reserves - September 2016 (09:30)
05 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 0.6%
Target 2.0% Next due:
18 Oct 2016
 

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