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No respite for savers as interest rates stick at 0.5%
Interest rates were kept on hold once again in July despite high inflation proving to be a sticky issue for the Monetary…
Interest rate held at 0.5%
The Bank of England has held interest rate at 0.5% for March as fears of a double-dip recession diminish.As well…
Interest rate frozen and quantitative easing halted
The Bank of England has voted to freeze the base rate at 0.5% for the 11th consecutive month - and agreed to halt its…
Interest rate frozen for 10th month
The Bank of England has kept the official interest rate at 0.5%, and left its quantitative easing programme at £200 billion.
Bank of England split over monetary policy
The multi-billion pound question of quantitative…
Where did all the great savings accounts go?
Half of easy access savings accounts now pay interest of 0.5% or less, while more than 22% pay under 0.1%. Despite…
What impact will "printing" new money really have?
The Bank of England has increased the amount of new money being created to £200 billion, and voted to maintain the interest…
Interest rate held for October
The Bank of England has voted to hold the base rate at 0.5% in October. It is now a year since the central bank’s…
Recovery could be false dawn, warns Bank of England
Top policymakers at the Bank of England have warned that while a "virtuous" recovery is now possible, concerns remain about a…
Economy could be boosted with more cash
The head of the Bank of England wanted to inject a further £75 billion into the British economy in August, but was outvoted by…