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Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

10 April 2014

The Monetary Policy Committee voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. The Committee also voted to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £375 billion. More »

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Working Papers 495, 496, 497, 498 and 499 (14:00)
17 April 2014
External MPC Unit Discussion Paper 42: ‘What are the Macroeconomic effects of asset purchases?’ – Martin Weale and Tomasz Wieladek (14:00)
17 April 2014
Capital Issuance - March 2014
22 April 2014
Trends in Lending - April 2014
22 April 2014

Key Facts

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