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Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 3 and 4 September 2014

17 September 2014

Minutes of the MPC Meeting held on 3 and 4 September reveal a 7-2 split regarding the Bank Rate and a unanimous vote on the stock of purchased assets. More »

Other News

Working Paper No. 511: QE and the bank lending channel in the United Kingdom - N... More »

19 September 2014

Consolidated Worldwide Claims - 2014 Q2 More »

19 September 2014

Capital Issuance - August 2014 More »

18 September 2014

News Release - Monetary Policy Committee dates for 2015 and provisional dates fo... More »

17 September 2014

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The First World War and the Bank of England

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Digital currencies

Two short videos from the 2014 Q3 Quarterly Bulletin discuss Bitcoin and other digital currencies More »

Consultation Paper 17/14: CRD IV: data collection on remuneration practices (11:00)
22 September 2014
Andrew Bailey: British Bankers Association 2014 Annual Financial Crime and Sanctions Conference (09:30), London. No text to be released
23 September 2014
Consultation Paper 18/14: CRD IV: Compliance with the European Banking Authority’s guidelines on the disclosure of encumbered and unencumbered assets (10:00)
24 September 2014
Mark Carney: Speech at the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries General Insurance Conference (13:40), Wales. Text to be released
25 September 2014

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
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9 Oct 2014
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
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9 Oct 2014
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.5%
Next due:
14 Oct 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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