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

Latest News

KnowledgeBank: the economy made simple

23 September 2016

We have launched a new website to help you learn more about what we do and how the economy works.

Find out more at KnowledgeBank

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Other News

The revolution is over. Long live the revolution! - speech by Sam Woods More »

26 October 2016

Financial Stability Paper 40: Capital inflows – the good, the bad and the bubbly... More »

26 October 2016

In Focus

One Bank Flagship Seminar by Carol Graham

On Thursday 17 November Carol Graham will deliver a One Bank Flagship Seminar. Register your interest. More »

Introducing The New Fiver

Our first polymer note – the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill – entered circulation on Tuesday 13 September. More »

FinTech Accelerator

Working with new technology firms to help harness FinTech innovations for central banking. More »

Climate change and financial stability

How we’re assessing environmental risks to our objectives More »

Forthcoming Events
Asset Purchase Facility Quarterly report: 2016 Q3 (09:30)
31 October 2016
Credit union quarterly statistics - June 2016 (09:30)
31 October 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
3 Nov 2016
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
3 Nov 2016
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target up to
£10 bn
More information  
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.0%
Target 2.0% Next due:
15 Nov 2016

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