A Likely End To Central Bank's Tightening Cycle

September 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2006, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p2
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The article reports that the Bank of Thailand (BoT), the country's central bank, has increased the country's interest rates to 5%. It discusses the reasons why the rates have peaked at 5%, which includes the increase in inflation in recent months. The upside risks to inflation, particularly the threat of sustained high energy prices, are also discussed.


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