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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 »

Other News

Capital Issuance - July 2014 More »

21 August 2014

Agents' Summary of Business Conditions - August 2014 More »

20 August 2014

Inflation Report, August 2014 More »

13 August 2014

Transposition of Solvency II: Part 3 – CP16/14 More »

11 August 2014

In Focus

Visit the Bank Museum

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

Inflation and the value of your money

Read our postcard to learn about inflation and the Bank's role on keeping inflation low More »

Inflation Report - August 2014

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

Working Papers: 504, 505, 506 and 507 (16:00)
22 August 2014
Supervisory statement 9/14: Valuation risk for insurers (10:00)
22 August 2014
Supervisory statement 8/14: Subordinated guarantees and the quality of capital for insurers (10:00)
22 August 2014
Ben Broadbent: Panellist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 38th Economic Symposium, Wyoming (17:25 BST)
23 August 2014

Key Facts

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