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Bank of England keeps rate at record 0.25% low

It will keep its bond-buying programme target at £435 billion and will continue with its new plan to buy up to £10 billion worth of corporate bonds


THE Bank of England (BOE) said on Thursday that it was still likely to cut interest rates to just above zero later this year, even though the initial "Brexit" hit to Britain's economy was proving less severe than it expected only last month.

The Bank's nine rate-setters...

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