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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 »

Other News

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

17 April 2014

External MPC Unit Discussion Paper No.42: What are the macroeconomic effects of ... More »

17 April 2014

Solvency II: recognition of deferred tax - SS2/14 More »

16 April 2014

Quoted Rates - March 2014 More »

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This note will be withdrawn from circulation on 30 April 2014 More »

Capital Issuance - March 2014
22 April 2014
Trends in Lending - April 2014
22 April 2014
Agents' Summary of Business Conditions - April 2014
23 April 2014
Ian McCafferty: Remarks given at a dinner with business contacts in Cookstown, Northern Ireland on Tuesday 1 April 2014. Text to be released
24 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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