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Tag Archive: QE

  • Bank of England keeps rates at historic low

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has announced its decision for interest rates in October. The MPC has elected to leave unchanged the United Kingdom’s rate, leaving it at the historic low of 0.5%. The 0.5% … Read more »

  • UK interest rates remain at record low

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has once again decided to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate unchanged from the record low of 0.5%. The MPC also chose to leave unchanged the scale of the quantitative easing (QE) … Read more »

  • UK leaves interest rates at 0.5%

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided today to retain the 0.5% interest rate for the United Kingdom. The MPC has also chosen, once again, to leave the scale of the quantitative easing (QE) asset … Read more »

  • UK interest rate stays at 0.5%

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has today elected to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.5%. The last time the rate was changed was in March 2009, meaning that … Read more »

  • Bank of England keeps rates unchanged

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided to leave the interest rate of the United Kingdom unchanged at 0.5%. The rate, the lowest in the institution’s 300 year history, has now been left untouched for … Read more »

  • UK interest rates unchanged for 4 years

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has announced that it has decided to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.5%. The country has now had an unchanged interest rate for four years, … Read more »

  • Bank of England keeps rates unchanged

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate unchanged at 0.5%. The rate, the lowest on record in the bank’s 300 year history, has been unchanged since March 2009. … Read more »

  • Bank of England holds rates at 0.5%

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate unchanged at the record low of 0.5%. The rate has been kept at its present level for almost four years, after … Read more »

  • Bank of England keeps rates unchanged

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has announced that the United Kingdom’s interest rate is to remain unchanged from its record low of 0.5%. In addition, the MPC has decided not to change the scale of … Read more »

  • Bank of England keeps rates and QE unchanged

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has today announced that the United Kingdom’s interest rate is to remain unchanged from the record low of 0.5%. The MPC also elected to leave unchanged the scale of the … Read more »

  • Bank of England increases QE by £50bn

    The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has today increased the scale of the quantitative easing (QE) asset purchase programme by £50bn to £375bn. The MPC also elected to leave unchanged the UK’s interest rate at the historic low … Read more »

  • Australia holds rates at 3.5%

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to leave the nation’s interest rate unchanged at the level of 3.5%. The decision follows two consecutive rate cuts, which saw the rate reduced from 4.25% to 3.5%. In a statement Governor Glenn … Read more »

  • Bank of England leaves interest rate and QE unchanged

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has announced that the United Kingdom’s interest rate has remained unchanged at the record low of 0.5%. In addition, the MPC has chosen not to increase the scale of the … Read more »

  • Bank of Japan keeps rates unchanged

    The Policy Board of the Bank of Japan has announced that it has decided to keep the nation’s interest rate unchanged at between 0% and 0.1%. The Bank of Japan has said that whilst there has been some improvement in … Read more »

  • Bank of Japan announces no rate change

    The Bank of Japan’s Policy Board has decided that the nation’s interest rate will remain unchanged at between 0% and 0.1%. The decision, which was made unanimously, comes during a period of global economic stability, with the US growing steadily … Read more »

  • Bank of England keeps rates at 0.5%

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has elected to leave the interest rate of the United Kingdom unchanged at 0.5%, the lowest in the Bank of England’s 300 year history. The MPC has also decided to … Read more »

  • Bank of Japan increases QE by 2 trillion yen

    The Bank of Japan has announced it is enhancing its policy of monetary easing by increasing the total loans available via the Growth-Supporting Funding Facility from 3.5 trillion yen to 5.5 trillion yen. In addition to the substantial expansion of … Read more »

  • Bank of England holds QE and interest rates steady

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided to leave the United Kingdom’s interest rate at its record low of 0.5%. The scale of the quantitative easing (QE) asset purchase programme is also unchanged and remains … Read more »

  • ECB holds eurozone rates at 1%

    The Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to leave unchanged the eurozone’s interest rate at its record low of 1%. Today also saw the Bank of England leave the UK interest rate at 0.5%, although the … Read more »

  • Bank of England holds rates and increases QE

    The Monetary Policy Committe (MPC) of the Bank of England has decided to leave the interest rate of the United Kingdom unchanged at 0.5%. However, the MPC has chosen to increase the scope of the quantitative easing (QE) asset purchase … Read more »