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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He noted that this is the second in 2018 decrease in key rate and the National Bank will continue cutting the base rate in 2018.
In a widely expected move, the monetary policy board of the Bank of Korea (BOK) voted to hold the key rate steady at 1.
Moving forward, the Bank of Russia's key rate decisions will be based on its assessment of the balance of risks of inflation's material and sustainable deviation in either direction from the target, as well as the dynamics of economic activity against the forecast.
Sberbank has said that the Russian central bank could drop its key rate to 8 percent in 2017.
The analyzes in the report implies a key rate that stays close to per cent over the next couple of years.
Auto Business News-9 January 2009-Bank of Korea cuts key rate to 2.
market participants' expectations about future changes in the key rate are based on a correct understanding of the central bank's policy response pattern.
But others forecast the Fed, which just trimmed a key rate at its last meeting in December, would remain on the sidelines at its Jan.
His comment came after the central bank held the country's key rate steady at 1.
Global Banking News-May 3, 2017--Georgian central bank increases key rate
75% and announced to gradually increase the key rate to 7% in the course of the next two quarters.