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Bank of England cuts interest rates to new record low and restarts QE

The Bank of England has cut UK interest rates to a new record low of 0.25%.  This is the first change in interest rates since March 2009.

The Bank of England has also announced it will pump a further £70 billion into the UK economy.  They plan to restart the quantitative easing (QE) programme and buy £60 billion of government bonds.  This will increase quantitative easing to £435 billion.

The remaining £10 billion will be used to buy UK corporate bonds.

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All information is correct as at 04/08/16.

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