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News Release - Publication of the PRA and FCA review into the failure of HBOS

19 November 2015

The PRA and the FCA are today publishing the Review into the failure of HBOS Group. More »

Other News

PRA publications More »

20 November 2015

Capital Issuance - October 2015 More »

19 November 2015

The MPC’s forecasts and the yield curve: predictions versus promises - speech by... More »

18 November 2015

Contractual stays in financial contracts governed by third-country law – PS25/15 More »

13 November 2015

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Target Two Point Zero has started!

Regional Heat Participants, Events and Results More »


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What is stress testing?

Our YouTube video explains the Bank of England's approach to stress testing UK banks More »

Why do financial markets matter?

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David Rule: Speech at the Avantage Reply Annual Risk symposium (10:40), London. No text to be released
25 November 2015
Supervisory statement 44/15: Solvency II: third-country insurance and pure reinsurance branches (10:00)
27 November 2015
Effective interest rates - October 2015 (09:30)
30 November 2015
Money and Credit - October 2015 (09:30)
30 November 2015

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View past decisions Next due:
10 Dec 2015
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes Inflation Target 5 Nov 2015
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
10 Dec 2015
Current Inflation Inflation Target -0.1%
Target 2.0% Next due:
15 Dec 2015