key interest rate


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Related to key interest rate: Monetary policy
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key interest rate

n (Fin) → Leitzins m
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TOKYO - Bank of Japan Governor Masaaki Shirakawa indicated Friday that the central bank, after cutting its key interest rate to 0.1 percent, could trim the rate even further.
Monetary policy: SBP raises key interest rate by 50 basis points to 6.5%
On Thursday, the bank cut its key interest rate for the first time in more than two years.
2 February 2010 - Norway's central bank Norges Bank is expected to hold the key interest rate unchanged at 1.75% at its next meeting on Wednesday, according to six economists, polled by news wire SIX News.
Summary: Tunisia's Central Bank cut its key interest rate by 75 basis points to 4.5 percent on Tuesday, citing economic slowdown abroad and falling inflation at home.
TOKYO - The Bank of Japan cut its key interest rate to 0.1 percent from 0.3 percent Friday, bowing to pressure from the government to take additional steps to prop up the flagging Japanese economy and stem a further rise of the yen against the U.S.
LAHORE -- The All Pakistan Business Forum (APBF) has hit out at the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for jacking up key interest rate By: 50 basis points to 6.5% for the next two months on the excuse of dealing with emerging inflationary pressures in the economy.
Global Banking News-November 10, 2014--Bank of Mozambique lowers key interest rate
Thailand's central bank raised its key interest rate for the sixth time this year, saying inflation was a bigger threat than slowing global economic growth.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-23 September 2009-Norwegian c-bank maintains key interest rate at 1.25%(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
With the latest rate cut, America's key interest rate went lower than the key interest rate for Japan for the first time since February 1993.
Chile's central bank has opted to keep its key interest rate unchanged for a third straight month, reported Reuters.