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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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TOKYO - Tokyo stocks fell Friday as the Bank of Japan's widely expected decision to cut its key interest rate failed to give a sustained boost to the market and investors remained focused on foreign exchange movements.
The impact of July's rate hike (in the SBP-announced key interest rate) would be seen sometime in October-November (2018),' he added.
In December 2009, Norges Bank raised the key interest rate by 25 basis points.
auto sector outweighed buying sparked by the Bank of Japan's decision to further trim its key interest rate.
Monetary policy: SBP raises key interest rate By: 50 basis points to 6.5%
The bank said that it has lowered its key interest rate by 75 base points.
23 September 2009 - The executive board of Norway's central bank Norges Bank decided today to keep the key interest rate unchanged at 1.25%.
The central bank previously cut the key interest rate by 100 basis points to four percent between October and March
Turkey's central bank cut its key interest rate but raised the overnight borrowing rates last Thursday in twin moves to cope with global economic strains and prevent the fast growing economy from being dragged into recession.
19 August 2009 - DnB NOR Markets expects that Norway's central bank, Norges Bank, will raise its key interest rate, the so-called repo rate, from the current historically-low 1.25% in December 2009 and will then keep it unchanged by mid-2010.
BOJ cuts key interest rate to 0.3%, joining int'l credit easing
Global Banking News-April 1, 2014--RBA holds key interest rate