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

Latest News

The new £10 note unveiled

18 July 2017

Governor Mark Carney has unveiled the design of the new £10 note featuring the world-renowned author, Jane Austen.

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Other News

Strengthening accountability: extension of the Senior Managers & Certification R... More »

26 July 2017

“Debt strikes back” or “The Return of the Regulator”? - speech by Alex Brazier More »

24 July 2017

In Focus


The economy made simple. More »

Town Hall in South Wales

On 28 June 2017 we held our first series of town halls with our Chief Economist Andy Haldane More »

Independence - 20 years on

We are hosting a conference to reflect on the theory of central bank independence, its practical application and its future. More »

Future Forum 2017

What do you think the Bank of England can do to improve public understanding of the economy? More »

Forthcoming Events
Effective interest rates - June 2017 (09:30)
31 July 2017
Bankstats (Monetary & Financial Statistics) - June 2017 (09:30)
31 July 2017

Key Facts

Current Bank Rate Inflation Target 0.25%
View past decisions Next due:
3 Aug 2017
Quantitative Easing Asset Purchase Programme Inflation Target £435 bn
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3 Aug 2017
Corporate Bond Purchases Inflation Target £10 bn
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Current Inflation Inflation Target 2.6%
Target 2.0% Next due:
15 Aug 2017

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