Bank expands QE by £50bn; Rates held


The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has increased its quantitative easing programme by £50bn as it looks to shore up the UK's ailing economy.

Its widely expected decision to pump more money into the economy takes the quantitative easing (QE) programme to £325bn. The last time the Bank extended QE was back in October, raising it from £200bn to...

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