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Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 9 April 2014

23 April 2014

The Committee voted unanimously in favour of maintaining the Bank Rate at 0.5% and asset purchases at £375 billion. More »

Other News

Agents' Summary of Business Conditions - April 2014 More »

23 April 2014

Trends in Lending - April 2014 More »

22 April 2014

Capital Issuance - March 2014 More »

22 April 2014

Working Papers: 495, 496, 497, 498 and 499 More »

17 April 2014

In Focus

Curiosities from the vaults: A Bank miscellany

The Museum provides a unique opportunity to see unusual treasures from the Bank's historical collections More »

New digital content

Explore new digitised collections from the Bank Archive More »

Your money and the financial system

A pamphlet for the general public More »

Withdrawal of the Houblon £50 note

This note will be withdrawn from circulation on 30 April 2014 More »

Supervisory Statement: Schemes of arrangement (11:00)
25 April 2014
Supervisory Statement: Solvency II for general insurers (11:00)
25 April 2014
Supervisory statement: Capital extraction (11:00)
25 April 2014
Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly Report - 2014 Q1
28 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%
More information