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Interest rates held as £50bn pumped into UK economy

The Bank of England has agreed to extend its quantitative easing (QE) programme by £50bn to give a further boost to the UK economy.

Meanwhile, Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided keep interest rates at their record low of 0.5%.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 09 Feb 2012
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