Interest rates remain at 0.5%

THE Bank of England today held interest rates at their 0.5% record low and gave no further boost to its �175 billion quantitative easing programme.

THE Bank of England today held interest rates at their 0.5% record low and gave no further boost to its �175 billion quantitative easing programme.

The decision comes amid encouraging economic signs, such as recovering manufacturing output and stock markets reaching their highest level in a year.

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