Asset purchases

August 2012
Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;2012 3rd Quarter, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p188
Academic Journal
The article provides information on the decision of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to increase the size of its asset purchase programme. Following the MPC's decision, the Bank has announced that it would normally offer to purchase conventional gilts with a residual maturity of 3-7 years to 7-15 years. It also presents a table and a graph that summarises asset purchases by type of asset.


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