BoE mulls rate cut to 0.25%; Odds shorten on more QE


Speculation is mounting the Bank of England may be close to cutting base rates to 0.25% and pumping at least £50bn more into the economy through quantitative easing.

Ahead of this month's Monetary Policy Committee meeting on Thursday, poor figures for jobs and retail sales on top of the world economic crisis are piling pressure on the Bank to expand its programme of...

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