How Far Will The Tightening Cycle Go?

August 2007
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Aug2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p1
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The article reports on the rise of inflation and interest rates in the Czech Republic. According to the author, the consumer price index (CPI) is back within the tolerance range of the central bank. Meanwhile, money supply growth stays highly robust while koruna weakness is anticipated. Leading CPI indicators are also on the way up. It is possible that the central bank will move to front load tightening in order to rein in price growth.


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