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

Latest News

Resolving the climate paradox - speech by Mark Carney

22 September 2016

Speech given at the Arthur Burns Memorial Lecture, Berlin. More »

Other News

Rebuilding Trust through the ‘FX Global Code’: Reasons for optimism - speech by ... More »

23 September 2016

Financial Policy Committee statement from its meeting, 20 September 2016 More »

22 September 2016

In Focus

Introducing The New Fiver

Our first polymer note – the new £5 featuring Sir Winston Churchill – entered circulation on Tuesday 13 September. More »

Future Forum 2016

Join us on 14 October to discuss how the Bank of England can serve society and maintain stability in times of change. More »

New schools competition

Our new film competition is open to all secondary school students aged 11 to 16 in the UK. More »


Our new educational website has launched! More »

Forthcoming Events
News Release: PRA publications on accountability and remuneration in banking and insurance (10:00)
28 September 2016
Minouche Shafik: Speech at Bloomberg markets most influential summit followed by Q&A with John Micklethwait, (09:05), London. Text to be released
28 September 2016

Key Facts

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

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