TITLE

Rates Steady; Too Soon To Cut

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an economic outlook for Thailand. It relates that despite the probability that the Bank of Thailand will keep its benchmark one-day repo rate at 3.25%, the weaker global economy will trigger a 75 basis points rate cuts by the end of 2008. Moreover, it adds that the higher consumer price index will continue to be propelled by high fuel and food prices.
ACCESSION #
31782355

 

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