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Bank of England minutes show some members voted to raise interest rates

Saturday, August 23rd 2014 - 07:02 UTC
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Two members of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to raise interest rates in August, the first time in three years that policymakers have done so. The minutes of the meeting on 6-7 August show Ian McCafferty and Martin Weale voted for a 0.25% rise to 0.75%. It means the nine-member MPC voted 7-2 to hold interest rates at their historic low of 0.5%. Read full article


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  • Briton

    up down, down up,

    when its up, some complain,, when its down some complain,
    you just cant win..

    Aug 23rd, 2014 - 06:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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