Andy Haldane rebels as BoE leaves rates unchanged at 0.5%

'No surprise if August hike shelved'

Tom Eckett
Bank of England leaves rates unchanged at 0.5%

Bank of England leaves rates unchanged at 0.5%

The Bank of England (BoE) has held interest rates at 0.5%, following a string of weak data, although three MPC members voted to hike rates including BoE chief economist Andy Haldane.

Voting to hike rates with Haldane was 'perma-hawk' Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders, who were the only two members who voted to increase rates at the previous Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting...

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