Archive for August 10th, 2022

Central Bank Watch

First Rate Hike Since Late 2018 in Thailand… More to Come

August 10, 2022

Thailand’s central bank finally climbed on the bandwagon of interest rate normalization. A 25-basis point hike today to 0.75% was the first increase since December 2018 when the policy rate was raised from 1.50% to 1.75%. By a 6-1 vote with one policymaker preferring to kick of tightening with a move of 50 basis points, […] More

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U.S. CPI Heads Load of Price Data Released Today Around the World

August 10, 2022

Over ten price indices have been reported this Wednesday: German CPI inflation was confirmed at 7.5% in July, down from 7.6% in June and a 48-year high of 7.9% in May. The energy component subside to a still lofty 35.5% 12-month rate of increase, while food accelerated to 14.8% from 12.7% in the previous month. […] More

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