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The Bank of England (BoE) policymaker Michael Saunders added to his earlier dovish comments and said that the floor of UK interest rates is close to zero, marginally positive.

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   “¢   Not a fan of negative interest rates.
   “¢   Negative interest rates lead to a weaker banking system and risks to financial stability.
   “¢   Tool for policy loosening once rates are at lower bound is further asset purchases.
   “¢    Below potential growth is enough to justify a rate cut, we do not need a further slowdown.