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BoE's King says CPI to be boosted by GBP decline, energy bills

- You might be tempted to think above-target inflation justifies tighter monetary policy but MPC remit is medium term.
- Policy stance exceptionally supportive but if necessary MPC will do more.
- If domestic price pressures subdued, MPC will look through temporary, protracted above target inflation to support recovery.
- Must recognise there are limits to what monetary stimulus can achieve on its own.
- MPC didn't see need for unconditional guidance.

13 Feb 2013 - 10:38 - Energy Data - Source: Newswires

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