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Lambda - speech by Mark Carney

16 January 2017

Given at the London School of Economics.

Read the full speech and watch the webcast.

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The labour market - speech by Michael Saunders More »

13 January 2017

The Bank’s approach to stress testing - letter from the Governor More »

11 January 2017

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A blog written by Bank of England staff to showcase our analytical and research output. More »


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Forthcoming Events
David Rule: CSFI Roundtable “Solvency II: Time for a re-think?” (12:30), London. No text to be released
19 January 2017
Capital Issuance - December 2016 (09:30)
20 January 2017

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
2 Feb 2017
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
2 Feb 2017
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target up to
£10 bn
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Current Inflation Inflation Target 1.6%
Target 2.0% Next due:
14 Feb 2017

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