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Pedestrians walk past the Bank of England (BOE) in the City of London on July 14, 2016. The Bank of England kept Thursday its interest rate at 0.50 percent, but signalled a possible August cut in response to Britain's vote to exit the EU. At its first monetary policy meeting since the June 23 referendum vote on Brexit, the BoE also maintained the amount of cash stimulus pumping around the economy at £375 billion ($497 billion, 448 billion euros), it said in a statement.  / AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'NNIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images

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Pedestrians walk past the Bank of England in the City of London. The Bank of England kept Thursday its interest rate at 0.50 percent, but signalled a possible August cut in response to Britain’s vote to exit the EU 

Bank Of England Governor Mark Carney News Conference On Polymer Banknotes...Bank of England employees carry a concept designs for the new polymer five pound note featuring war-time Prime Minister Winston Churchill, right, and the ten pound note featuring author Jane Austen, in this arranged photograph following a news conference at the central bank in London, U.K., on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. The U.K. will start printing banknotes on plastic instead of cotton paper in 2016 given "overwhelmingly supportive" public backing for the switch, the Bank of England said today.

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Bank of England employees carry concept designs for the new polymer five-pound note featuring war-time prime minister Winston Churchill, right, and the 10-pound note featuring author Jane Austen. The UK will start printing banknotes on plastic instead of cotton paper in 2016 given “overwhelmingly supportive” public backing for the switch, the central bank said.