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

10 July 2014

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

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22 July 2014
Mark Carney: Commonwealth Games Trade and Investment conference, (12:45) Glasgow. Text to be released
23 July 2014
Minutes of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting held on 9 and 10 July 2014
23 July 2014
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23 July 2014

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View decisions and minutes Next due:
7 Aug 2014
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
7 Aug 2014
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.9%
Next due:
19 Aug 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
More information