Guatemala: Leader Rate remains at 5%

The Monetary Board has decided to keep the monetary policy leading interest rate at 5.00%, based on a comprehensive analysis of the external and internal situation.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

A statement from the Bank of Guatemala:

The Monetary Board, at its meeting held today, decided to keep the monetary policy leading interest rate at 5.00%, based on a comprehensive analysis of the external and internal situation, having reviewed the Balance of Inflation Risks.

The Monetary Board, in the external sphere, believes that the recovery of the global economy is continuing in a moderate fashion, albeit with downside risks, and where emerging economies, despite the slowdown, remain a major source of global economic growth. Also taken into account were international prices of maize and wheat which show a downward trend and oil having remained relatively stable.



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August 2013

The Monetary Board, at its meeting on July 31, decided to keep the level of the monetary policy leading interest rate at 5.25%.  

From a press release by the Bank of Guatemala:

The Monetary Board in its meeting today decided to keep the level of the monetary policy leading interest rate at 5.25%, based on comprehensive analysis of the external and internal situation, after finding out about the Balance Inflation Risks.

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June 2013

After having increased in April by 0.25%, the Monetary Board of the Bank of Guatemala decided to keep the leading rate at 5.25%, with an eye on inflation control.

From a press release by the Bank of Guatemala (Banguat):

The Monetary Board in its meeting today, decided to keep the level of 5.25% for the monetary policy leading interest rate, based on comprehensive analysis of the external and internal situation, after being made aware of the Balance of Inflation Risks.

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