As expected, the BoE holds its benchmark rate steady at 0.5% and keeps its QE program in place....

|By:, SA News Editor

As expected, the BoE holds its benchmark rate steady at 0.5% and keeps its QE program in place. At the last meeting, three of the board's nine members voted for a hike in rates. This meeting's minutes will be available on March 23. Cable returns to its lows of the session at $1.6148.