BoT Enacts 50bps Rate Cut, With More To Come

May 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2007, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p3
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The article reports on the impact of the move of the Bank of Thailand to cut interest rates by 50 basis points (bps), during a political crisis, on the economic condition of Thailand. The aim of the move is to kick start sluggish domestic demand and limit gains in the baht. The move resulted to a deceleration in the manufacturing industries and a deterioration in consumer confidence and business indices.


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