Started Dec 11, 2020 06:00PM UTC   •   Closing May 06, 2021 07:01AM UTC

The Economist asks:

Before 7 May 2021, will the Bank of England set its Bank Rate to below zero?

The Bank of England's benchmark interest rate is known as the "Bank Rate" (Economist, Bank of England). Amid the COVID-19 pandemic and negotiations with the EU regarding an end to the Brexit transition period, the Bank of England has explored setting negative interest rates for the UK (BBC, Guardian, S&P GlobalFinancial Times). 

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Name Probability
Yes 11%

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