Key Rate

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Key Rate

An interest rate that a bank uses to determine the interest rates it charges borrowers and pays depositors. Common key rates include the fed funds rate, the fed discount rate, and the LIBOR.
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The apex bank cut one of its key interest rates and promised to unveil more stimulus measures.
Summary: Egypt's central bank raised key interest rates on Thursday in what was seen as an attempt to curb inflation pressures less than two weeks after thegovernment slashed subsidies on fuel and electricity.
Cabrl in October unexpectedly cut both key interest rates by 50 basis points to guard against the risk of a default amid a government shutdown in the US, its largest export market.
Summary: Reserve Bank today kept the key interest rates unchanged citing elevated food inflation, rupee depreciation .
the bank said that key interest rates for loans would remain at 10.
This, many argued, will offer Turkish Central Bank Governor Erdem BaE-E*y's team an opportunity to consider a further cut in key interest rates.
India's central bank on Friday raised its key interest rates by a quarter-point to tame spiraling inflation.
Insiders attributed the widening gap to the central bank continually raising its key interest rates, forcing Taiwan's major loan providers to raise their lending rates.
At the end of 2010, a moderate increase of the key interest rates by 0.
Summary: Rabat - Morocco's central bank has decided to keep key interest rates unchanged from last year at 3.
China also joined in, cutting its key interest rates for a second time in less than a month, but only by 0.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left key interest rates unchanged following its April board meeting Wednesday, quashing expectations that it would announce an interest rate hike.