The Financial institution of England (BofE) has elevated the bottom price by 0.25% at present – the 14th consecutive rise.
The price of borrowing now stands at 5.25%, the very best price for the reason that monetary disaster in 2008.
The announcement, made at noon, inflicts but extra ache on variable price mortgage holders and people coming off low mounted price offers.
In accordance with Moneyfacts, the typical two-year mounted residential mortgage rose to six.66% in early July.
Earlier this week Household Constructing Society chief government Mark Bogard argued that historians will look again in any respect these mini price rises as an ‘act of madness’.