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News Release - FEMR consultation: How fair and effective are the fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities markets?

27 October 2014

The Fair and Effective Markets Review (FEMR) has today published a consultation document on what needs to be done to reinforce confidence in the fairness and effectiveness of the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) markets. More »

Other News

Managing global finance as a system - speech by Andrew Haldane More »

29 October 2014

News Release - Managing global finance as a system - speech by Andrew Haldane More »

29 October 2014

Effective interest rates - September 2014 More »

29 October 2014

Money and Credit - September 2014 More »

29 October 2014

In Focus

Houblon £50 note

Exchange your old £50 notes in high street banks by 30 October More »

Interest rates and the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

Read our postcard to learn about interest rates and the role of the MPC More »

The Big Draw

Visit the Museum during half term and help us make the Bank even more secure by designing a new safe for our vaults More »

Lessons from Japan's banking crisis

Dealing with a banking crisis: what lessons can be learned from Japan’s experience? Watch the YouTube video  More »

Andrew Gracie: Panellist at the Financial Risk and Stability Network conference (12:30 GMT), Berlin. No text to be released
30 October 2014
The Financial Policy Committee’s review of the leverage ratio (14:00)
31 October 2014
Record of FPC meeting held on 15 October 2014 (14:00)
31 October 2014
Credit union quarterly statistics - June 2014 (09:30)
31 October 2014

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
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6 Nov 2014
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
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6 Nov 2014
Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.2%
Next due:
18 Nov 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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