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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 »

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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

Agents' Summary of Business Conditions - September 2014 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 »

Working Paper No. 511: QE and the bank lending channel in the United Kingdom - Nick Butt, Rohan Churm, Michael McMahon, Arpad Morotz and Jochen Schanz (14:00)
19 September 2014
Effective interest rates - August 2014 (09:30)
29 September 2014
Money and Credit - August 2014 (09:30)
29 September 2014
Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - August 2014 (09:30)
29 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%
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14 Oct 2014
Inflation Target Inflation Target 2.0%
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