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Base rate kept on hold and no more QE

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee has today voted to keep the base rate on hold and maintain the size of the asset purchase programme.

At its January meeting the MPC opted to keep the base rate at its historic low of 0.5% and quantitative easing at £275bn.

In October the MPC voted unanimously to increase its quantitative easing programme by £75bn to £275bn.

This programme is expected to complete in February.



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Over the last few years I have written a lot of articles about lead generation, many of them containing advice for advisers on how to generate a better return on their spend.

Neptune Global Income: Is Japan the best dividend market in the world?

By George Boyd-Bowman, Fund Manager at Neptune The Neptune Global Income Fund seeks exposure to the very best – and often overlooked – income opportunities from across the world. Unconstrained by benchmarks, the fund currently has 24 per cent invested in Japan, differentiating the high conviction portfolio from many of its peers. Watch Neptune Fund […]


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