National Bank of Poland

National Bank of Poland

June 6, 2018

The Polish central bank reference rate will stay at 1.5%, its level since cuts of 50 basis points each in January and March of 2015. According to a released statement, “Notwithstanding relatively high economic growth and wages rising faster than in the previous year, consumer price growth remains moderate. Inflation net of food and energy […] More

National Bank of Poland

May 16, 2018

A 1.5% central bank reference interest rate will continue to be flanked by a 0.5% deposit rate and a 2.5% lombard rate. In a released statement,¬†officials note “persistently low domestic inflationary pressure across many countries” and predict that Polish inflation will likely stay near its target pace through the monetary policy transmission horizon. On-year GDP […] More

National Bank of Poland

April 11, 2018

No change was made in Polish monetary policy at the latest review. The reference interest rate has been at 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. Prior to 2012, the reference rate had been at 4.75%. Officials foresee CPI inflation staying near its target during the forecast horizon […] More

National Bank of Poland

February 7, 2018

The Monetary Policy Council at Narodowy Bank Polski agreed to leave interest rates unchanged at this week’s policy review. Since March 2015, a 1.5% reference rate has been flanked by by a 0.5% deposit rate and a 2.5% Lombard rate. Robust growth continues, yet inflation is moderate overall and low on core items. Over its […] More

National Bank of Poland Keeps Existing Policy Settings

January 10, 2018

A statement released by monetary officials after they left the 1.5% reference interest rate at 1.5% — it’s been at that level since March 2015 — predicts decent growth ahead but at a somewhat lower pace than in the second half of 2017 and CPI inflation near its target. Although wage growth has accelerated, core […] More

National Bank of Poland

December 5, 2017

A statement released after this month’s Monetary Policy Council meeting exhibits no urgency to modify Poland’s 1.5% reference interest rate. The last changes to such were a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. Before that, 225 basis points of easing were implemented from January 2012 to July 2013. The global […] More

National Bank of Poland

November 8, 2017

Poland’s reference interest rate was left at 1.5% at this week’s monetary policy review. It’s been 1.5% since a pair of 50-basis pint cuts in the first quarter of 2015. The rate had been at 4.75% prior to November 2012. In a released statement, officials revealed marginally higher expected growth and inflation in 2018, but […] More

National Bank of Poland

June 7, 2017

Poland’s reference interest rate was left at 1.5%, its level since a pair of 50-basis point cuts in January and March of 2015. From November 2012 to July 2013, the rate was earlier sliced from 4.75% to 2.50%. A statement released today observed that economic growth in Poland had accelerated last quarter and was led […] More

National Bank of Poland

May 17, 2017

Prior to November 2012, the Polish central bank reference interest rate had been 4.75%. 2.25 percentage points of monetary easing were implemented by July 2013, and two cuts of 50 basis points each in the first quarter of 2015 reduced the key rate to a record low of 1.5% where it has remained for the […] More

National Bank of Poland

April 5, 2017

Poland’s 7-day repo rate has been at 1.5% since a 50-basis point reduction in August 2015. That was the tenth cut since November 2012. In that span, the rate fell 325 basis points from 4.75%. According to a released statement, Poland is experiencing consumption-led growth at a moderate pace, and with unit labor costs rising […] More

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