Bank of England voted 9-0 to hold rates

The Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a third month in November to keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged, according to minutes released on Wednesday 23 November.

All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to maintain the securities repurchase rate at 4.5 percent, minutes of the Nov. 9-10 meeting released in London showed. The bank cut the rate a quarter-point in August to underpin stalling economic growth.

``There were signs that output growth