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

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Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the Asset Purchase Programme at £375 billion

14 July 2016

The MPC voted by a majority of 8-1 to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5%. The Committee also voted unanimously to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £375 billion. More »

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Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View past decisions Next due:
4 Aug 2016
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes Inflation Target 14 Jul
Latest  
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
4 Aug 2016
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.5%
Target 2.0% Next due:
16 Aug 2016
 

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