The MPC also said it remained committed to keeping at £375 billion the stockpile of assets which it acquired under its programme of government bond purchases

The Bank of England kept interest rates at a record low on Thursday as the risk of a new recession in the euro zone and caution from the US Federal Re(...)

The BoE said on Thursday it was keeping its stock of assets amassed under its quantitative easing programme at £375 billion

The Bank of England kept interest rates on hold on Thursday as Britain’s economy continued to thrive, although risks to the recovery both at home and(...)

Bank of England in the  City of London.  New figures show the UK economy has been stronger since 2008 than previously thought. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The UK economy has been much stronger since 2008 than previously thought, the Office for National Statistics revealed yesterday as it tore up the prev(...)

Property in London caught fire in the first half of 2014 with house prices rising by an annual rate of 20 per cent. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Londoners have long abandoned the notion that talking house prices is trashy and – with the property market seemingly at bursting point – even the (...)

US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen with European Central Bank president  Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole. Photograph: Bradly Boner/Bloomberg

The world’s central bankers gathered at Jackson Hole last week in the great annual corroboree of the monetary policy clan. Yet while tribal loyalty(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, gestures during the bank’s quarterly inflation report news conference in London earlier this month. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The prospect of an interest rate hike in Britain before the end of the year was reopened today as it was revealed that two members of the Bank of Engl(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, gestures during the bank’s quarterly inflation report news conference in London last week. Minutes released today of the bank’s nine-member Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting on August 6th-7th revealed that two members voted to increase interest rates, ending the longest period of unanimity in the MPC’s 14-year history.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Bank of England policymakers broke ranks over interest rates for the first time in three years this month, when two unexpectedly voted to tighten poli(...)

Bank of England  governor  Mark Carney: has gone from rock-star banker to City’s ‘unreliable boyfriend’. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/PA Wire

Just over a year into his five-year term as Bank of England governor, Canadian Mark Carney has gone from rock-star banker to “unreliable boyfriend”(...)

BoE governor Mark Carney and other officials will give a detailed update on their outlook for the economy next month

The Bank of England held interest rates at their record low on Thursday but the pace of Britain’s recovery looks likely to split its policymakers soon(...)

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee left its benchmark interest rate at 0.5 per cent where it has sat since the depths of the financial crisis more than five years ago. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The Bank of England kept interest rates at a record low today, despite signs that Britain’s economic recovery is picking up more speed and that house(...)