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How it happened: UK rate-setters surprise markets

Our live blog gave you analysis on the U.K. economy, which received a raft of economic news on Thursday. The Bank of England held rates at ultra-low levels but minutes of the latest meeting showed that policy makers where more dovish than many economists had been predicting.

Governor Mark Carney also spoke at a press conference and said that the country was enjoying a sustainable recovery. Here's how the day unfolded.

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