This week in monetary policy: Armenia, Iceland,Thailand, Poland, Zambia, Brazil, Jamaica, Indonesia, Egypt, Mexico & Mauritius

May 13, 2018

By CentralBankNews.info
     This week – May 13 through May 19 – central banks from 11 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Armenia, Iceland, Thailand, Poland, Zambia, Brazil, Jamaica, Indonesia, Egypt, Mexico and Mauritius.
     Following table includes the name of the country, the date of the next policy decision, the current policy rate, the result of the last policy decision, the change in the policy rate year to date, the rate one year ago, and the country’s MSCI classification.

     The table is updated when the latest decisions are announced and can always accessed by clicking on This Week.
WEEK 20
MAY 13 – MAY 19, 2018:
COUNTRY                    DATE                      RATE                 LATEST                     YTD               1 YR AGO       MSCI
ARMENIA 15-May 6.00% 0 0 6.00%
ICELAND 16-May 4.25% 0 0 4.75%
THAILAND 16-May 1.50% 0 0 1.50%          EM
POLAND 16-May 1.50% 0 0 1.50%          EM
ZAMBIA 16-May 9.75% -50 -50 12.50%
BRAZIL 16-May 6.50% -25 -50 10.25%          EM
JAMAICA 16-May 2.75% -25 -50 4.75%
INDONESIA 17-May 4.25% 0 0 4.75%          EM
EGYPT 17-May 16.75% -100 -200 16.75%          EM
MEXICO 17-May 7.50% 0 25 6.75%          EM
MAURITIUS 18-May 3.50% 0 0 4.00%          FM