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Chart of the day: Yawn.

Yes, it means that the bank probably don't think we're really back in recession. And yes, the bigger news is that they also decided not to restart QE, because that had a chance of happening. But now we are well in to the third year of interest rates at 0.5 per cent, is anyone surprised anymore?

By Alex Hern

Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter.