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Bank of England slashes interest rates to combat coronavirus 'shock' – what it means for you

The Bank of England has cut the base rate from 0.75% to 0.25% in a emergency response to the 'economic shock' of the coronavirus outbreak

11 March 2020

Bank of England holds interest rates at 0.75%

UK interest rates will remain at 0.75%, the Bank of England has announced – despite speculation that there could be a cut

30 January 2020

Nationwide and TSB to hike mortgages but won't pass the full interest rate rise on to many savers

Nationwide and TSB have confirmed they won't pass on the full interest rate rise to most savers

7 August 2018

Big banks hike mortgages but keep schtum on savings after base rate rise

Some banks and building societies are hiking mortgage prices after yesterday's base rate rise, but not savings rates

3 August 2018

UK interest rate raised to 0.75% - what you need to know

The Bank of England today raised the base rate from 0.5% to 0.75%

2 August 2018

UK base rate remains at 0.5%

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the rate steady

10 May 2018

UK interest rates rise latest - what banks are doing

The Bank of England on Thursday raised interest rates from 0.25% to 0.5% - the first rate rise in over a decade

2 November 2017

Bank of England holds base rate at 0.25%

The Bank of England today kept the base rate at 0.25% – resisting temptation to make further changes to the rate

15 September 2016

Just five big mortgage lenders commit to cutting their SVRs after base rate drop

Mortgage providers appear reluctant to commit to reducing their standard variable rate following the base rate cut

4 August 2016

Millions of Barclaycard and Lloyds credit card customers face higher interest rates

Barclaycard and Lloyds' credit card customers will have their interest rates linked to the Bank of England base rate

20 November 2015

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