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Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 6 and 7 August 2014

20 August 2014

Minutes of the MPC Meeting held on 6 and 7 August reveal a 7-2 split regarding the Bank Rate and a unanimous vote on the stock of purchased assets. More »

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01 September 2014

Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - July 2014 More »

01 September 2014

Money and Credit - July 2014 More »

01 September 2014

Credit union quarterly statistics - March 2014 More »

29 August 2014

In Focus

Visit the Bank Museum

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

Inflation Report - August 2014

Click here for the full publication and link to the Press Conference webcast More »

Interest Rates and the Monetary Policy Committee

Read our postcard to learn more about interest rates and the Monetary Policy Committee 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 »

Narrow money (notes and coin) and reserves balances - August 2014 (09:30)
03 September 2014
UK International Reserves - August 2014 (09:30)
03 September 2014
Monetary Policy Committee Meeting and Announcement (12:00)
04 September 2014
External business of monetary financial institutions operating in the UK - 2014 Q2 (09:30)
05 September 2014

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View decisions and minutes Next due:
4 Sep 2014
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
4 Sep 2014
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.6%
Next due:
16 Sep 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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