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

04 February 2016

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

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Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.5%
View past decisions Next due:
17 Mar 2016
Monetary Policy Summary and Minutes Inflation Target 4 Feb
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £375 bn
More information Next due:
17 Mar 2016
Current Inflation Inflation Target 0.2%
Target 2.0% Next due:
16 Feb 2016

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