Central Bank Interest Rate News


Latest Central Bank News and Interest Rate Changes


Kenya – Increased benchmark interest rates +25 points (May, 2011)

Thailand – Central bank raised rates +25 points (May, 2011)

Colombia – Central bank raised rates +25 points (May, 2011)

Russia – Central bank raised rates +25 points (May, 2011)

Chile – Central bank raised rates +50 points (May, 2011)

Malaysia - The central bank raised rates 25 points  (May, 2011)

Philippines - The central bank raised interest rates 25 points (May, 2011)

India – The Reserve Bank of India raised their benchmark rate 50 points to 7.25% (May, 2011)

China – The Peoples Bank of China raises the reserve ratio to 20.5% (April, 2011)

Chile - The Chile Central Bank raised interest rates 25 points (April, 2011)

Denmark – The central bank in Denmark raised interest rates 25 points (April, 2011)

Peru – The central bank in Peru raised interest rates 25 points (April, 2011)

European Central Bank - Raises benchmark rate 25 points, first increase in 18 months (April, 2011)

China – Peoples Bank of China increases lending rate 25 points to 6.31% (April, 2011)

Bank of Japan – Increases purchase of bonds to support economy following earthquake and tsunami tragedy (3/16/11)

Peru – Increased benchmark lending rate 25 points to 3.75% (3/12/11)

Serbia – National Bank of Serbia raised rates 25 points to 12.25% (3/10/11)

South Korea – Bank of Korea raised rates 25 points to 3.00% (3/5/11)

China – The Peoples Bank of China raised the one-year yuan lending rate to 6.06% (2/8/11)

Russia – The Bank of Rossi held the benchmark lending rate at 7.75% (1/31/11)

United States – The Federal Reserve Bank held the federal funds rate target at 0%-0.25% (1/26/11)

China – The Peoples Bank of China raised their reserve requirement ratio (1/18/11)

Canada – The Bank of Canada holds rates at 1.00% (1/18/11)

Serbia – The National Bank of Serbia raises their benchmark lending rate to 12% (1/12/10)

European Central Ban – The ECB holds rates at 1.00% (1/12/11)

Australia – The Reserve Bank of Australia leaves rates unchanged (12/6/10)

Hungary – The Central Bank in Hungary raised rates 25 points to 5.50% (11/30/10)

China – The Peoples Bank of China raised the reserve ratio 50 basis points effective 11/29/10 (11/22/10)

Chile – The central bank in Chile increases their key interest rate to 3.00% (11/16/10)

Korea - The central bank in Korea has increased their benchmark by 25 basis points from 2.25% to 2.50% (11/16/10)

India – The Reserve Bank of India increased the repurchase rate to 6.25% (10/31/10)

Australia – The Reserve Bank of Australia increased the cash rate to 4.75% (10/31/10)



Major Central Bank Rates

Australia 4.75%
Argentina 9.00%
Brazil 10.75%
Canada 1.00%
Chile 2.75%
China 5.56%
Czech Republic 0.75%
Denmark 1.05%
Eurozone 1.25%
Hungary 5.25%
Iceland 6.25%
Israel 2.00%
India 6.25%
Indonesia 6.50%
Japan 0.00%
Mexico 4.50%
New Zealand 3.00%
Norway 2.00%
Poland 3.50%
Russia 7.75%
Slovakia 2.50%
Saudia Arabia 2.00%
South Korea 2.25%
Switzerland 1.00%
Turkey 7.00%
United Kingdom 0.50%
United States 0.25%



Central Bank Websites

Afghanistan: Bank of Afghanistan
Albania: Bank of Albania
Algeria: Bank of Algeria
Angola: Bank of Angola
Argentina: Central Bank of Argentina
Armenia: Central Bank of Armenia
Aruba: Central Bank of Aruba
Australia: Reserve Bank of Australia

green banking news in Australia

Austria: Austrian National Bank
Azerbaijan: Central Bank of Azerbaijan Republic
Bahamas: Central Bank of The Bahamas
Bahrain: Central Bank of Bahrain
Bangladesh: Bangladesh Bank
Barbados: Central Bank of Barbados
Belarus: National Bank of the Republic of Belarus
Belgium: National Bank of Belgium
Belize: Central Bank of Belize
Benin: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Bermuda: Bermuda Monetary Authority
Bhutan: Royal Monetary Authority of Bhutan
Bolivia: Central Bank of Bolivia
Bosnia: Central Bank of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana: Bank of Botswana
Brazil: Central Bank of Brazil
Bulgaria: Bulgarian National Bank
Burkina Faso: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Burundi: Bank of the Republic of Burundi
Cambodia: National Bank of Cambodia
Cameroon: Bank of Central African States
Canada: Bank of CanadaBanque du Canada

green banking news in Canada

Cayman Islands: Cayman Islands Monetary Authority
Central African Republic: Bank of Central African States
Chad: Bank of Central African States
Chile: Central Bank of Chile
China: The People’s Bank of China
Colombia: Bank of the Republic
Congo: Bank of Central African States
Costa Rica: Central Bank of Costa Rica
Côte d’Ivoire: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Croatia: Croatian National Bank
Cuba: Central Bank of Cuba
Curacao: Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten
Cyprus: Central Bank of Cyprus
Czech Republic: Czech National Bank
Denmark: National Bank of Denmark
Dominican Republic: Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
East Caribbean area: Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
Ecuador: Central Bank of Ecuador
Egypt: Central Bank of Egypt
El Salvador: Central Reserve Bank of El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea: Bank of Central African States
Estonia: Bank of Estonia
Ethiopia: National Bank of Ethiopia
European Union: European Central Bank
Fiji: Reserve Bank of Fiji
Finland: Bank of Finland
France: Bank of France
Gabon: Bank of Central African States
The Gambia: Central Bank of The Gambia
Georgia: National Bank of Georgia
Germany: Deutsche Bundesbank
Ghana: Bank of Ghana
Greece: Bank of Greece
Guatemala: Bank of Guatemala
Guinea Bissau: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Guyana: Bank of Guyana
Haiti: Central Bank of Haiti
Honduras: Central Bank of Honduras
Hong Kong: Hong Kong Monetary Authority
Hungary: Magyar Nemzeti Bank
Iceland: Central Bank of Iceland
India: Reserve Bank of India
Indonesia: Bank Indonesia
Iran: The Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran
Iraq: Central Bank of Iraq
Ireland: Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland
Israel: Bank of Israel
Italy: Bank of Italy
Jamaica: Bank of Jamaica
Japan: Bank of Japan
Jordan: Central Bank of Jordan
Kazakhstan: National Bank of Kazakhstan
Kenya: Central Bank of Kenya
Korea: Bank of Korea
Kuwait: Central Bank of Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan: National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic
Latvia: Bank of Latvia
Lebanon: Central Bank of Lebanon
Lesotho: Central Bank of Lesotho
Libya: Central Bank of Libya
Lithuania: Bank of Lithuania
Luxembourg: Central Bank of Luxembourg
Macao: Monetary Authority of Macao
Macedonia, FYR: National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia
Madagascar: Central Bank of Madagascar
Malawi: Reserve Bank of Malawi
Malaysia: Central Bank of Malaysia

green banking news in Malaysia

Mali: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Malta: Central Bank of Malta
Mauritius: Bank of Mauritius
Mexico: Bank of Mexico
Moldova: National Bank of Moldova
Mongolia: Bank of Mongolia
Montenegro: Central Bank of Montenegro
Morocco: Bank of Morocco
Mozambique: Bank of Mozambique
Namibia: Bank of Namibia
Nepal: Central Bank of Nepal
Netherlands: Netherlands Bank
New Zealand: Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Nicaragua: Central Bank of Nicaragua
Niger: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Nigeria: Central Bank of Nigeria
Norway: Central Bank of Norway
Oman: Central Bank of Oman
Pakistan: State Bank of Pakistan
Papua New Guinea: Bank of Papua New Guinea
Paraguay: Central Bank of Paraguay
Peru: Central Reserve Bank of Peru
Philippines: Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
Poland: National Bank of Poland
Portugal: Bank of Portugal
Qatar: Qatar Central Bank
Romania: National Bank of Romania
Russia: Central Bank of Russia
Rwanda: National Bank of Rwanda
San Marino: Central Bank of the Republic of San Marino
Samoa: Central Bank of Samoa
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency
Senegal: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Serbia: National Bank of Serbia
Seychelles: Central Bank of Seychelles
Sierra Leone: Bank of Sierra Leone
Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore
Sint Maarten: Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten
Slovakia: National Bank of Slovakia
Slovenia: Bank of Slovenia
Solomon Islands: Central Bank of Solomon Islands
South Africa: South African Reserve Bank
Spain: Bank of Spain
Sri Lanka: Central Bank of Sri Lanka
Sudan: Bank of Sudan
Surinam: Central Bank of Suriname
Swaziland: The Central Bank of Swaziland
Sweden: Sveriges Riksbank
Switzerland: Swiss National Bank
Tajikistan: National Bank of Tajikistan
Tanzania: Bank of Tanzania
Thailand: Bank of Thailand
Togo: Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO)
Tonga: National Reserve Bank of Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago: Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia: Central Bank of Tunisia
Turkey: Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
Uganda: Bank of Uganda
Ukraine: National Bank of Ukraine
United Arab Emirates: Central Bank of United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom: Bank of England

green banking news in the United Kingdom

United States: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
Uruguay: Central Bank of Uruguay
Vanuatu: Reserve Bank of Vanuatu
Venezuela: Central Bank of Venezuela
Vietnam: The State Bank of Vietnam
Yemen: Central Bank of Yemen
Zambia: Bank of Zambia
Zimbabwe: Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe


 

 

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