Thai monetary policy

Bank of Thailand Keeps Accommodative Policy Stance

August 6, 2014

Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee sets interest rate policy.  The benchmark interest rate has been at 2.0% since a 25-basis point cut announced on March 12 and decided by a thin vote of 4-3.  That easing culminated six such moves, the first five of which were engineered in November 2011, January and November 2012, May 2013 […] More

Bank of Thailand

October 16, 2013

For the third meeting in a row, officials at Thailand’s central bank voted to retain a 2.5% policy interest rate.  The decision was as analysts expected and unanimous.  August’s decision had one dissenter, while the July vote had been unanimous.  The most recent rate change, a 25-basis point cut decided unanimously last May, was the […] More