New governor Mark Carney pledged last week to keep rates low until unemployment hits 7 per cent. Photograph: Simon Dawson/PA Wire

Robust jobs data and unexpected dissent from a Bank of England policymaker created fresh doubts yesterday about how long the central bank will keep it(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney during a press conference for the bank’s quarterly inflation report in London yesterday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/PA

The Bank of England has pledged to keep rates at their lowest level in its 300-year history until unemployment falls to 7 per cent, hoping the commitm(...)