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Instant Answers: March Questions

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We will post the answers to the following questions at midday GMT / 8:00ET / 13:00CET

  1. Was the Bank Rate changed, and if so by how much?
  2. Number of members voting for cut?
  3. Number of members voting for unchanged rate?
  4. Number of members voting for a hike?
    NB: On questions 2-4 we will name the dissenters (and the magnitude of dissent)
  5. Did the MPC say the next move in monetary policy was likely to be a cut?
  6. Did the MPC (or the majority of MPC) again say Bank Rate is likely to “remain sufficiently restrictive for sufficiently long”?
  7. Did the MPC (or the majority of MPC) again say monetary policy needs to be restrictive for an extended period?
  8. Did the MPC leave its guidance paragraph materially unchanged versus the February policy statement?
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We will post the answers to the following questions at midday GMT / 8:00ET / 13:00CET

  1. Was the Bank Rate changed, and if so by how much?
  2. Number of members voting for cut?
  3. Number of members voting for unchanged rate?
  4. Number of members voting for a hike?
    NB: On questions 2-4 we will name the dissenters (and the magnitude of dissent)
  5. Did the MPC say the next move in monetary policy was likely to be a cut?
  6. Did the MPC (or the majority of MPC) again say Bank Rate is likely to “remain sufficiently restrictive for sufficiently long”?
  7. Did the MPC (or the majority of MPC) again say monetary policy needs to be restrictive for an extended period?
  8. Did the MPC leave its guidance paragraph materially unchanged versus the February policy statement?