Prospects for an interest rate rise had appeared to be gaining ground at the Bank, after Haldane's comments were followed by a shift to a more hawkish tone from governor Mark Carney. However, on Thursday the pair plunged and hit a low of 1.1054.
With political uncertainty, soft economic fundamentals and ongoing Brexit concerns weighing heavily on the British economy, "investors may start to question whether the BoE moves forward with raising rates in 2018", said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga. "Consequently the task of determining just what effect Brexit had on the United Kingdom economy will mostly fall on the shoulders of tomorrow's historians, rather than today's economists".
In the previous MPC meeting three members had voted to raise interest rates, versus five who wanted no change. Inflation was broadly unchanged, but wage inflation was revised sharply lower, the BOE now expects real wages to fall by 0.5% this year, suggesting that the BOE (along with other global central banks) still haven't figured out how to fix the problem of low unemployment but stagnant wages. Growth in 2018 is also expected to slow from 1.7% to 1.6%.
The Euro has been sturdy enough to prevent the Pound from recovering much this week despite indications that the Eurozone's economy could slow slightly in Q3 2017.
Sterling dropped to a nine-month low against the Euro after the downward revision to the growth forecasts. Her replacement, Silvana Tenreyro has voted to keep rates on hold in her first outing.
"Since the referendum was called, United Kingdom households, businesses and financial markets have reacted at different speeds and to varying degrees to the prospects for the UK's departure from the EU".
The cost of living had reached a a near four-year high of 2.9% in May, before unexpectedly falling to 2.6% in June.
The signal from London comes as accelerating growth in the 19-nation eurozone cements expectations that the European Central Bank will begin to phase out its stimulus measures next year as the region emerges from the shadow of the past decade's financial crisis.
Former British Chambers of Commerce director general and co-chairman of pro-Brexit lobby group Leave Means Leave, John Longworth, said he agreed that business confidence is "lower than it ought to be".
Inflation stood at 2.6% in June and the Bank expects the rate to remain above the 2% target throughout the three-year forecast. In May, the BoE forecasted the economy will expand 1.9% in 2017, and inflation will increase to 2.7%.
If the economy performs as it expects, the benchmark interest rate will need to rise by a "somewhat greater extent" than markets now anticipate, it said.
While growth is running a bit cooler than expected, inflation is a bit hotter in the near term and safely above the Bank's 2% target.
The survey of registered voters found that 68 percent overall were in favor and 27 percent opposed, the Quinnipiac survey showed. The July 13 New York State poll found voters support constitutional convention; women's right to choose gets strongest support.
Quantitative easing was also unanimously kept unchanged at £435bn and corporate bond purchases remained at £10bn. The Bank expects inflation , which was at 2.6% in June, to peak at 3% in October before dropping back in 2018.
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The Russian foreign ministry has expressed "deep regret" over Brussels' decision to expand the anti-Russian sanction list. The European Council said those sanctioned will be subject to a travel ban and a freeze of assets held in the EU.
The majority of the 118 reported cases of Zika infection in Florida during 2017 have been related to travel to infected areas. Although data are limited, it is generally accepted that sexual intercourse is one route for transmission of the Zika virus .
This was done at the same time that they expelled Russian diplomats in December, right before Obama's exit in January. Nevertheless, signing a bill that penalises Russia's election interference marks a significant shift for Mr Trump.
Human Rights Watch says country's new vote could interfere in the rights of migrants seeking asylum in Europe . Many of those on board the trafficking boats are fleeing poverty, conflict and political persecution.
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Rahul Gandhi visits flood affected villages in Rajasthan
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Ackman seeks board seats, CEO ouster at ADP
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It looks like Spotify is finally coming to the Xbox
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You Need Special Glasses If You Want To See The Eclipse
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