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

Latest News

KnowledgeBank: the economy made simple

23 September 2016

We have launched a new website to help you learn more about what we do and how the economy works.

Find out more at KnowledgeBank

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Other News

Think Global, Act local - speech by Minouche Shafik More »

24 October 2016

Working together for an ‘ethical lift’ across finance: new speeches More »

20 October 2016

In Focus

Mark Carney at The Lords Economic Affairs Committee

Watch live from 15:35 on Tuesday 25 October

One Bank Flagship Seminar by Carol Graham

On Thursday 17 November Carol Graham will deliver a One Bank Flagship Seminar. Register your interest. More »

Introducing The New Fiver

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

FinTech Accelerator

Working with new technology firms to help harness FinTech innovations for central banking. More »

Forthcoming Events
Mark Carney: The Lords Economic Affairs Committee (15:35)
25 October 2016
Financial Stability Paper 40: Capital inflows – the good, the bad and the bubbly - Glenn Hoggarth, Carsten Jung and Dennis Reinhardt (10:00)
26 October 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 1.0%
Target 2.0% Next due:
15 Nov 2016

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