Monetary Policy Announcements

Inflation Trends Upwards: Central Bank Maintains Repo Rate at 5.0 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, rose to 4.8 per cent in February 2010 from 3.7 per cent in the previous month.

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Inflation slowed to 1.3 per cent: Central Bank lowers repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.00 per cent

The Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation slowed to 1.3 per cent in the twelve months to December 2009 from 1.5 per cent in November and 14.5 per cent a year earlier.

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Inflation Falls to 1.5 Per Cent: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 50 Basis Points to 5.25 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office indicate that the pace of inflation has continued to decelerate. Headline inflation, measured by the 12-month change in the Index of Retail Prices (RPI), decelerated to 1.5 per cent (on a year-on-year basis) in November 2009, from 2.7 per cent in October, and 14.3 per cent one year earlier.

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Inflation Falls to 2.7 Per Cent: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 50 Basis Points to 5.75 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office indicate that the pace of inflation has continued to decelerate. Headline inflation, measured by the 12-month change in the Index of Retail Prices (RPI), decelerated to 1.5 per cent (on a year-on-year basis) in November 2009, from 2.7 per cent in October, and 14.3 per cent one year earlier.

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Inflation Remains Under 5.0 Per Cent: Central Bank Maintains Repo Rate At 6.25 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office indicate that inflation edged up in September following four consecutive months of decline. Headline inflation, measured by the twelve-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, rose to 4.9 per cent in September from 4.3 per cent in the previous month, reflecting higher food prices.

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Inflation Continues Downward Trend: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 50 Basis Points to 6.25 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office show inflation continued on a downward trend for the fourth consecutive month. Headline Inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail prices, fell to 4.3 per cent in August 2009 from 5.9 per cent in the previous month and from 11.6 per cent at the start of the year.

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Inflation Continues Downward Trend: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate By 50 Basis Points To 6.25 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office show that inflation continued on a downward trend for the fourth consecutive month. Headline Inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail prices, fell to 4.3 per cent in August 2009 from 5.9 per cent in the previous month and from 11.6 per cent at the start of the year.

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Inflation Falls to Single Digits:- Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate

Recent inflation data released by the Central Statistical Office indicate a marked deceleration in the rate of inflation in June 2009 from 10.3 per cent in May.

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Inflation Falls: Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate by 50 Basis Points to 7.5 Per Cent

Central Bank Lowers Repo Rate By 50 Basis Points to 7.5 Per Cent. The Central Statistical Office indicate that headline inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, slowed to 10.3 per cent in May 2009 from 11.9 per cent in the previous month..

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Central Bank Maintains Repo Rate At 8.0 Per Cent

The Central Statistical Office show a moderate increase in the domestic inflation rate. Headline inflation, measured by the 12-month increase in the Index of Retail Prices, rose to 11.9 Per Cent in April 2009 from 11.3 Per Cent in March..

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