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Statement from the Governor of the Bank of England following the EU referendum result

24 June 2016

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24 June 2016

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22 June 2016

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Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - May 2016 (09:30)
29 June 2016
Effective interest rates - May 2016 (09:30)
29 June 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
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14 Jul 2016
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes Inflation Target 16 Jun
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
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14 Jul 2016
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.3%
Target 2.0% Next due:
19 Jul 2016

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