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Participants in Lending Scheme Extension make draw downs of £3.2bn in Q2

Draw downs of GBP3.2bn were made by nine of the 36 groups participating in the Bank of England and HM Treasury Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS) Extension during the second quarter of 2014, the Bank of England announced on Thursday. […]

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New entry requirements for UK financial institutions increase competition and benefit customers

The Bank of England, which stands at the centre of the UK's financial system, revealed on Monday that financial service industry regulators the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) and

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Bank of England proposes measures for short term risks in UK housing market

The Bank of England, the central bank of the UK, reported on Thursday that it made recommendations for the implementation of loan-to-income ratio limit for mortgage

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Bank of England improves resilience to cyber attacks with new CBEST framework

A new framework that will help identify areas where the financial sector could be vulnerable to sophisticated cyber-attack was formally launched by Andrew Gracie, executive director,

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Bank of England maintains Bank Rate at 0.5%

The Bank of England announced on Thursday that its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to keep the Bank Rate at 0.5%. Under the Bank's Forward Guidance policy, the

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Bank of England to issue plastic five and ten pound banknotes from 2016

UK banknotes will be printed on polymer, a flexible plastic film, instead of cotton paper, the Bank of England revealed on Wednesday.
New GBP5 polymer banknotes will

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Improvement in UK unemployment and economic output

The Bank of England's (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) published today the minutes from the October rate-setting meeting. The Committee voted unanimously in favour of the Bank Rate

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Bank of England leaves interest rate at 0.5% and maintains QE

ONS report reveals a drop in UK unemployment

Bank of England to link interest rates to job growth

UK returns to growth

Bank of England welcomes improved economic outlook

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