key interest rate


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key interest rate

n (Fin) → Leitzins m
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The apex bank said that it has kept its key interest rate unchanged in August for the fourth month in a row.
At a news conference following a one-day policy meeting in which the central bank decided to cut its key interest rate to 0.
The bank said that it had decided to increase its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 7 percent.
The BOJ rate cut, if realized, is widely expected to boost investor confidence as Japan joins hands with the central bank of the United States, which slashed its key interest rate Wednesday, and other central banks in coordinated rate cuts to avert a global recession.
The apex bank reduced its key interest rate to a record low on Wednesday, after holding it steady since the start of the year.
BOJ holds key interest rate, says Japanese economy 'sluggish'
The bank held its key interest rate at 1 percent, while downgrading its global economic forecast.
Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged at 2 percent.
According to the bank, positive surprises in the recent WPI inflation data will provide some room for the central bank to cut the key interest rate at its next policy meet.
FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank raised its key interest rate a quarter percentage point to 3.
The central bank of South Korea has left its key interest rate unchanged.
Investors are taking advantage of Japan's low key interest rate, now at 0.