Bank of England not planning emergency meeting

The Bank of England said it is not considering an emergency meeting of its rate-setting committee in the wake of Thursday's bomb blasts in London.

The Centre for Economics and Business Research, a research group in London, yesterday speculated the Monetary Policy Committee may meet in the coming days to reconsider the level of interest rates, according to a report in the Times newspaper. The normal rate-setting meeting is due to take place Aug. 3-4.

A Bank of England spokeswoman said today there

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