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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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Policy-wise, robust IP numbers should provide additional arguments to the hawkish CBR not to cut key rates in May.
50 per cent, while keeping its key rates unchanged at 8 per cent.
Other key rates will fall as well, the central bank said.
Other central banks are also setting their key rates at low levels.
Signs of growing pressures in the economy will generate expectations of higher key rates, with an attendant increase in market rates.
In its action Thursday, the Fed actually cut two key rates, each by one-fourth of a percentage point.
The QPN 8505 leverages breakthroughs in the underlying quantum cryptography architecture that provide customers greater distances, higher key rates, and more reliable deployment through utilization of the decoy state architecture.
Denmark's central bank, Nationalbanken, is likely to keep its key rates unchanged now and to cut them by 10 basis points in early September, according to Danske Bank.
European Central Bank (ECB) President Jean-Claude Trichet said Thursday that damage to European exporters from a soaring euro ''should be partly compensated for'' by an expansion of global demand, after the ECB made a widely anticipated decision to leave its key rates unchanged.
Liquidity policy shall be consistent with the interest rate signals given by Norges Bank through monetary policy, and ensure that changes in the key rates have a broad impact on short-term money market rates.
In fact, the intended goal of the proposed rules -- clear disclosure of key rates, terms and conditions and greater flexibility for consumers on things such as early return policies -- is being achieved through the marketplace, as wireless carriers aggressively compete to deliver the highest customer satisfaction.
Financial analysts said the bank apparently judged it appropriate to keep the key rates unchanged on the need to see the impact on prices of massive pay hikes this spring, although falls in stock prices have generated uncertainty over the economy in the euro-zone.