BoE votes unanimously against expanded bond buying

In Mark Carney's first meeting as governor of the Bank of England, the central bank's Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to forgo increased bond buying. In previous months, some members had favoured adding to the programme. "An expansion of the asset purchase programme remained one means of injecting stimulus, but the committee would be investigating other options during the month, and it was therefore sensible not to initiate an expansion at this meeting," according to minutes from the meeting.

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