Interest rates unchanged - Today's small business news roundup

  • By Josh Hall
  • 12 June 2012
Interest rates unchanged - Today's small business news roundup

House prices, wifi, and interest rates - here's your need-to-know business news roundup.

UK house prices will remain flat this year according to forecasts from Halifax.

The lender noted that prices are currently some 0.1 per cent lower than this time last year. [BBC]

Free wifi internet access will launch in five London tube stations by Sunday as part of the pre-Olympic wifi rollout.

A total of 80 stations will boast wifi access by the end of July. The service will be free until the end of the Olympic period. [LBC]

The Bank of England has left interest rates unchanged at 0.5 per cent following the latest meeting of its Monetary Policy Committee.

The Bank also announced that there will be no immediate expansion of its quantitative easing scheme. [BBC]

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