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Interest Rates Report – October 2019

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Interest Rates Report – October 2019

Caproasia Institute | October 2019

Caproasia Institute releases the Interest Rates Report for October 2019.  Data includes 20 central banks, number of meetings in October 2019, central bank rate announcement and changes.  Find related reports including  key central bank rates, Asia central bank rates, influential central bank rates and interbank rates.

List of 20 Central Banks

Federal Reserve, European Central Bank*, People’s Bank of China, Bank of Japan, Bank of England**, Reserve Bank of India, Banco Central do Brasil, Bank of Canada, Central Bank of Russia, Reserve Bank of Australia, Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Swiss National Bank, Bank of Korea, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, Central Bank of China – Taiwan, Bank Indonesia, Bank Negara Malaysia, Bank of Thailand, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, State Bank of Vietnam.

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Central Bank Rates in October 2019

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Central Banks Coverage: 20

There were 12 central bank meetings in October 2019No central bank increased interest rate.  8 central banks decreased interest rate.  4 central bank maintain interest rate.

  • Total number of Central Bank meetings in October 2019: 12
  • Total number of interest rate increase: 0
  • Total number of interest rate decrease: 8
  • Total number of interest rate remain: 4

” 12 central bank meetings, 0 increase, 8 decrease and 6 maintain in October 2019″

 

October 2019 Changes

  1. Fed decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 1.75% – 2.0% to 1.50% – 1.75% range
  2. RBI decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 5.4% to 5.15%
  3. BCB decrease interest rate by 0.50% from 5.5% to 5.0%
  4. CBR decrease interest rate by 0.50% from 7% to 6.5%
  5. RBA decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 1.00% to 0.75%
  6. BOK decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 1.5% to 1.25%
  7. HKMA decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 2.25% to 2.00%
  8. BI decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 5.25% to 5.00%
S/N Country Central Bank Previous Rate New Rate Change Effective from
1 United States Fed 1.75% – 2.00% 1.50% – 1.75% – 0.25% 30/10/19
2 India RBI 5.40% 5.15% – 0.25% 4/10/19
3 Brazil BCB 5.50% 5.00% – 0.5% 31/10/19
4 Russia CBR 7.00% 6.50% – 0.50% 25/10/19
5 Australia RBA 1.00% 0.75% – 0.25% 2/10/19
6 Korea BOK 1.50% 1.25% – 0.25% 16/10/19
7 Hong Kong SAR HKMA 2.25% 2.00% – 0.25% 31/10/19
8 Indonesia BI 5.25% 5.00% – 0.25% 24/10/19

 

Source: Caproasia Institute

October 2019 Unchanged

  1. ECB* maintain interest rate at -0.50%
  2. PBOC maintain interest rate at 4.20%
  3. BOJ maintain interest rate at -0.10%
  4. BOC maintain interest rate at 1.75%
S/N Country Central Bank Previous Rate New Rate Change Effective from
1 European Union* ECB -0.50% -0.50% No Change 24/10/19
2 China PBOC 4.20% 4.20% No Change 21/10/19
3 Japan BOJ -0.10% -0.10% No Change 31/10/19
4 Canada BOC 1.75% 1.75% No Change 30/10/19

 

Source: Caproasia Institute

 

September 2019 Changes

  1. BSP decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 4.25% to 4.00% (Sept 2019)
  2. SBV decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 4.25% to 4.00% (Sept 2019)
S/N Country Central Bank Previous Rate New Rate Change Effective from
1 Philippines BSP 4.25% 4.00% – 0.25% 27/9/19
2 Vietnam SBV 4.25% 4.00% – 0.25% 16/9/19

 

Source: Caproasia Institute

 

September 2019 Unchanged

  1. BOE maintain interest rate at 0.75% (Sept 2019)
  2. RBNZ maintain interest rate at 1.00% (Sept 2019)
  3. SNB maintain interest rate at -0.75% (Sept 2019)
  4. CBC maintain interest rate at 1.375% (Sept 2019)
  5. BNM maintain interest rate at 3.00% (Sept 2019)
  6. BOT maintain interest rate at 1.50% (Sept 2019)
S/N Country Central Bank Previous Rate New Rate Change Effective from
1 United Kingdom** BOE 0.75% 0.75% No Change 19/9/19
2 New Zealand RBNZ 1.00% 1.00% No Change 25/9/19
3 Switzerland SNB -0.75% -0.75% No Change 19/9/19
4 Taiwan CBC 1.375% 1.375% No Change 19/9/19
5 Malaysia BNM 3.00% 3.00% No Change 12/9/19
6 Thailand BOT 1.50% 1.50% No Change 25/9/19

 

Source: Caproasia Institute

 

Interbank Rates – October 2019

Currency Interbank Rates 3 Mths Rate Date
USD LIBOR 1.9022% 31/10/19
EUR EURIBOR -0.4400% 31/10/19
GBP GBP LIBOR 0.8092% 31/10/19
JPY JPY LIBOR -0.1150% 31/10/19
CHF CHF LIBOR 0.7594% 31/10/19
SGD SIBOR 1.8308% 25/10/19
HKD HIBOR 2.1992% 4/11/19
AED* EIBOR 2.0775% 31/10/19

 

Source: Caproasia Institute

 

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List of 20 Central Banks

  1. Fed – Federal Reserve (United States)
  2. ECB – European Central Bank* (European Union)
  3. PBOC – People’s Bank of China (China)
  4. BOJ – Bank of Japan (Japan)
  5. BOE – Bank of England (United Kingdom**)
  6. RBI – Reserve Bank of India (India)
  7. BCB – Banco Central do Brasil (Brazil)
  8. BOC – Bank of Canada (Canada)
  9. CBR – Central Bank of Russia (Russia)
  10. RBA – Reserve Bank of Australia^ (Australia)
  11. RBNZ – Reserve Bank of New Zealand
  12. SNB – Swiss National Bank
  13. BOK – Bank of Korea
  14. HKMA – Hong Kong Monetary Authority
  15. CBC – Central Bank of China, Taiwan
  16. BI – Bank Indonesia
  17. BNM – Bank Negara Malaysia
  18. BOT – Bank of Thailand
  19. BSP – Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas
  20. SBV- State Bank of Vietnam

Data Source: Caproasia Institute

Notes

* The European Central Bank represents 19 European nations using Euro (€) as official currency.  The 19 nations are Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Estonia, Ireland, Greece, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland.  The European Union GDP and Population includes only the 19 European nations that are members of European Central Bank.

European Union (EU) comprises of 28 nations.  The 28 nations are Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and United Kingdom.

On 29th March 2017, the UK notified the European Council of its intention to leave the EU by triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.  The United Kingdom currently remains a full member of the EU.

** United Kingdom comprises of 4 countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.



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