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Interest Rates Report – November 2019

Caproasia Institute | November 2019

Caproasia Institute releases the Interest Rates Report for November 2019.  Data includes 20 central banks, number of meetings in November 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.

November 2019 Reports:
October 2019 Reports:

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Central Bank Rates in November 2019

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Central Banks Coverage: 20

There were 8 central bank meetings in November 2019No central bank increased interest rate.  2 central banks decreased interest rate.  6 central bank maintain interest rate.

  • Total number of Central Bank meetings in November 2019: 8
  • Total number of interest rate increase: 0
  • Total number of interest rate decrease: 2
  • Total number of interest rate remain: 6

” 8 central bank meetings, 0 increase, 2 decrease and 6 maintain in November 2019″


November 2019 Changes

  • PBOC decrease interest rate by 0.05% from 4.20% to 4.15%
  • BOT decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 1.50% to 1.25%
S/NCountryCentral BankPrevious RateNew RateChangeEffective from
1ChinaPBOC4.20%4.15%Decrease 0.05%20/11/19
2ThailandBOT1.50%1.25%Decrease 0.25%6/11/19


November 2019 Unchanged

  • BOE* maintain interest rate at 0.75%
  • RBA maintain interest rate at 0.75%
  • RBNZ maintain interest rate at 1.00%
  • BOK maintain interest rate at 1.25%
  • BI maintain interest rate at 5.00%
  • BNM maintain interest rate at 3.00%
S/NCountryCentral BankPrevious RateNew RateChangeEffective from
1United Kingdom**BOE0.75%0.75%No Change7/11/19
2AustraliaRBA0.75%0.75%No Change5/11/19
3New ZealandRBNZ1.00%1.00%No Change13/11/19
4KoreaBOK1.25%1.25%No Change29/11/19
5IndonesiaBI5.00%5.00%No Change21/11/19
6MalaysiaBNM3.00%3.00%No Change5/11/19


Source: Caproasia Institute


October / September 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. HKMA decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 2.25% to 2.00%
  6. BSP decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 4.25% to 4.00% (Sept 2019)
  7. SBV decrease interest rate by 0.25% from 4.25% to 4.00% (Sept 2019)


S/NCountryCentral BankPrevious RateNew RateChangeEffective from
1United StatesFed1.75% – 2%1.50% – 1.75%Decrease 0.25%30/10/19
2IndiaRBI5.40%5.15%Decrease 0.25%4/10/19
3BrazilBCB5.50%5.00%Decrease 0.50%31/10/19
4RussiaCBR7.00%6.50%Decrease 0.50%25/10/19
5Hong Kong SARHKMA2.25%2.00%Decrease 0.25%31/10/19
6PhilippinesBSP4.25%4.00%Decrease 0.25%27/9/19
7VietnamSBV4.25%4.00%Decrease 0.25%16/9/19


Source: Caproasia Institute

October / September 2019 Unchanged

  1. ECB* maintain interest rate at 0.00%
  2. BOJ maintain interest rate at -0.10%
  3. BOC maintain interest rate at 1.75%
  4. SNB maintain interest rate at -0.75% (Sept 2019)
  5. CBC maintain interest rate at 1.375% (Sept 2019)
S/NCountryCentral BankPrevious RateNew RateChangeEffective from
1European Union*ECB-0.50%-0.50%No Change24/10/19
2JapanBOJ-0.10%-0.10%No Change31/10/19
3CanadaBOC1.75%1.75%No Change30/10/19
4SwitzerlandSNB-0.75%-0.75%No Change19/9/19
5TaiwanCBC1.375%1.375%No Change19/9/19


Source: Caproasia Institute

*ECB – Main refinancing operations: 0%, Marginal lending facility: 0.25%, Deposit facility: – 0.50%


Interbank Rates – November 2019

CurrencyInterbank Rates3 Mths RateDate
GBPGBP LIBOR0.7931%29/11/19
JPYJPY LIBOR-0.0835%29/11/19
CHFCHF LIBOR-0.7228%29/11/19


Source: Caproasia Institute

Updated: 4th December 2019


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


* 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. is the leading financial media platform covering capital markets, investments and private wealth in Asia. Driving $25 trillion of assets in Asia.

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