BoE split over subzero rates


LONDON: The Bank of England (BoE) is seeing old fault lines open up as officials lock horns on whether to take interest rates below zero for the first time.

That’s what the math on the nine-member Monetary Policy Committee is starting to look like, as the so-called “internals” on the panel with full-time operational roles at the central bank show the greatest signs of resistance to the measure.

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