BOE and ECB left their benchmark interest rate unchanged…..

Thursday, 9 February 2012 03:25

The BOE as well as ECB decided to keep their key interest rate unchanged for the next time.

U.K’s 0.50% rate reminded at this level since March 2009. Bank announced also increase in its assets purchase program by 50 billion pounds.

The European Central Bank’s benchmark interest rate stayed at 1.0%, with no surprise for analysts.  

The press conference with Mario Draghi will take place later today.

Euro and pound gained after banks’ decisions announcement.