Annual growth of 0.6% weakest for more than seven years
MPC voted by a majority of 7-2 to maintain rate in December
Monetary policy 'could respond in either direction'
Figures released today
Unexpectedly large drop
Rise need not be Brexit-dependent
Argument against case for Thursday rate hike
2 August meeting
Investment Week editor Katrina Lloyd talks to Jim Leaviss, head of fixed interest for M&G's mutual fund range, about issues including bond liquidity, the impact of quantitative tightening and global trade wars.
Cuts inflation and growth forecast for Q2
Held rates at 0.5%
CPI drops to 3%
First UK rate rise in decade this month
Voted to hike in November meeting
Inflation fell to 2.6% in June
Forecasts only a probability
Currently non-exec for OBR
Investment Week rounds up the key points after yesterday's rate cut by the Bank of England, and the introduction of what one economist dubbed its "bazooka surprise".
Cazenove's Jeffrey: Brexit downside risks worse than 1992 - but there could be an 'invigorating' economic shake-up
Positive impact from falling sterling
More guidance in August Inflation Report