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

Latest News

A Fine Balance - speech by Mark Carney

20 June 2017

Given at the Mansion House, London More »

Other News

Work, Wages and Monetary Policy - speech by Andy Haldane More »

21 June 2017

Quarterly Bulletin 2017 Q2 More »

16 June 2017

In Focus

Inflation Calculator

Use our online tool to find out how the cost of goods and services have changed over time More »

Agents' summary of business conditions

We've just published our latest Agents' summary - 2017 Q2 More »

Withdrawal of the paper £5 note

How to exchange the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry. More »

independence - 20 years on

We are hosting a conference to reflect on the theory of central bank independence, its practical application and its future. More »

Forthcoming Events
Kristin Forbes: Speech at the London Business School (19:00), London. Text to be released
22 June 2017
Chris Salmon: Opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event (13:00), Bank of England. No text to be released.
22 June 2017

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
3 Aug 2017
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
3 Aug 2017
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target £10 bn
More information  
Current Inflation Inflation Target 2.9%
Target 2.0% Next due:
18 Jul 2017

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