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

05 March 2015

The Monetary Policy Committee today voted to maintain Bank Rate at 0.5% and to maintain the stock of purchased assets financed by the issuance of central bank reserves at £375 billion. More »

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Bank of England Statement on SFO Investigation More »

04 March 2015

News Release - European Central Bank (ECB) location policy for Central Counterpa... More »

04 March 2015

UK International Reserves - February 2015 More »

04 March 2015

What is left to do on the post-crisis bank capital framework? - speech by David ... More »

03 March 2015

In Focus

Inflation and the value of your money

Read our postcard to learn about inflation and the Bank's role on keeping inflation low More »

Cleaning of the Bank

The Bank's Threadneedle Street building is currently undergoing masonry cleaning and repairs More »

One Bank Research Agenda

Find out more about the One Bank Research initiative More »

Cleland signature notes issue

We have issued £10, £20 and £50 notes bearing the signature of the current Chief Cashier, Victoria Cleland More »

Working Paper No. 526: A joint affine model of commodity futures and US Treasury yields - Michael Chin and Zhuoshi Liu (14:30)
06 March 2015
Working Paper No. 525: Filtered historical simulation Value-at-Risk models and their competitors - David Murphy and Pedro Gurrola-Perez (14:30)
06 March 2015
Bank of England/Gfk NOP Inflation Attitudes Survey (09:30)
06 March 2015
External business of monetary financial institutions operating in the UK - 2014 Q4 (09:30)
06 March 2015

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View decisions and minutes Next due:
9 Apr 2015
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
9 Apr 2015
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.3%
Next due:
24 Mar 2015
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
More information