Bank of England Recent Policy Comments and Decisions

The following is a compilation of policy statements and decisions from the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee and Deputy Governors.

March 26 -- Martin Weale. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Interview with Reading Post -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 20 -- Martin Weale. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Speech in Windsor

“While I expect interest rates to remain low over the next two to three -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 18 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Speech in London “As the MPC has signaled, a low-for-long interest-rate environment will likely be with us for some time. The MPC’s new guidance that any adjustments in rates, when they come, will be limited and gradual helps provide confidence to -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 14 -- Charles Bean. Deputy Governor VENUE: Interview with Press Association

"In principle, that would be one way of winding it down, to let the gilts mature naturally,” Bean said of the BOE’s quantitative-easing program. "It would -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 12 -- Charles Bean. Deputy Governor VENUE: Interview with Evening Gazette of Middlesbrough -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 11 -- Mark Carney. Governor VENUE: Testimony to the Treasury Committee in London

“We have provided guidance about how we think interest rates will adjust, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- March 10 -- Charles Bean. Deputy Governor VENUE: Speech in Darlington

“I have something like a 2-3 percent range in mind here,” Bean said. “Even if we start to withdraw some of the exceptional monetary stimulus in the -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 28 -- Spencer Dale. Chief Economist VENUE: Interview with Bloomberg News

“As we go through this year and into next year, as the economy keeps growing and keeps developing, at some point different people will be thinking it’s more or less close to raising interest rates,” Dale said. “It’ll be quite -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 27 -- David Miles. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Speech in London -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 27 -- Spencer Dale. Chief Economist VENUE: Interview with Belfast Telegraph

“At some point rates will rise. I don’t know when but the key thing is when -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 26 -- Ben Broadbent. Member Monetary Policy Committee -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 26 -- David Miles. Member Monetary Policy Committee VENUE: Interview on BBC Television -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Feb. 26 -- Spencer Dale. Chief Economist VENUE: Interview with BBC Radio Ulster --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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