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Promoting the good of the people of the United Kingdom by maintaining monetary and financial stability

Latest News

Bank Rate cut and other new measures: what do they mean?

04 August 2016

On Thursday 4 August, we announced new measures designed to support growth and achieve our 2% inflation target. More »

Other News

Capital Issuance - July 2016 More »

18 August 2016

External MPC Unit Discussion Paper 48: Firms’ expectations and price-setting: ev... More »

11 August 2016

In Focus

Quantitative Easing (QE)

Watch our video explaining QE and how it works More »

One Bank Flagship Seminar by Michael Holding

Register now for this seminar taking place on 14 September 2016 More »

Know Your Banknotes

Information to help cash users identify genuine banknotes More »

Introducing The New Fiver

The new £5 polymer note will be issued on 13 September More »

Forthcoming Events
Minouche Shafik: Panellist at Jackson Hole session “Adapting to Changes in the Financial Market Landscape” (15:50 BST), Wyoming. Text to be released
26 August 2016
Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - July 2016 (09:30)
30 August 2016

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
15 Sep 2016
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
More information Next due:
15 Sep 2016
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target up to
£10 bn
More information  
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.6%
Target 2.0% Next due:
13 Sep 2016

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