Mexico Cuts Rate 25 BPS, Two Vote For 50 BPS Cut

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on September 26, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Mexico's central bank lowered its benchmark interest rate for the second month in a row, citing the decline in inflation, ample slack in the economy and lower domestic interest rates, factors that are consistent with the convergence … Continue reading Mexico Cuts Rate 25 BPS, Two Vote For 50 BPS Cut

Chile Cuts Rate Another 50 BPS, More Cuts May Be Needed

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on September 4, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Chile's central bank lowered its monetary policy rate by another 50 basis points to 2.0 percent and said further monetary stimulus might be required to boost inflation amid disappointing domestic activity and the escalating trade conflict between … Continue reading Chile Cuts Rate Another 50 BPS, More Cuts May Be Needed

Paraguay Cuts Rate 4th Time As Economic Activity Slows

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on August 21, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Paraguay's central bank lowered its policy rate for the fourth time this year, saying economic activity had slowed amid rising uncertainty about a resolution to the trade tensions between the U.S. and China while inflationary pressures are … Continue reading Paraguay Cuts Rate 4th Time As Economic Activity Slows

Mexico Cuts Rate 1st time in 62 months on growth risks

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on August 15, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Mexico's central bank lowered its policy rate for the first time in 62 months, saying inflation has decreased as it expected but the economy continues to stagnate and uncertainty about the relationship with the United States continues … Continue reading Mexico Cuts Rate 1st time in 62 months on growth risks

Peru Cuts Rate 1st Time In 17 months, global risks persist

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on August 8, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. Peru's central bank lowered its monetary policy rate for the first time in 17 months but said this did "not necessarily imply additional reductions in the policy rate" as the annual inflation rate is still expected to … Continue reading Peru Cuts Rate 1st Time In 17 months, global risks persist