This week in monetary policy: Morocco, Thailand, Iceland, USA, Brazil, Indonesia, Philippines, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, Russia, Paraguay & Colombia

March 16, 2019

By CentralBankNews.info

    This week – March 17 through March 23 – central banks from 14 countries or jurisdictions are scheduled to decide on monetary policy: Morocco, Thailand, Iceland, United States, Brazil, Indonesia, Philippines, Norway, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, Russia, Paraguay and Colombia.
    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, and the rate one year ago.
    The table is updated when the latest decisions are announced and can always accessed by clicking on This Week.
WEEK 12
MAR 17 – MAR 23, 2019:
COUNTRY                    DATE                      RATE                 LATEST                     YTD               1 YR AGO
MOROCCO 19-Mar 2.25% 0 0 2.25%
THAILAND 20-Mar 1.75% 0 0 1.50%
ICELAND 20-Mar 4.50% 0 0 4.25%
UNITED STATES 20-Mar 2.50% 0 0 1.75%
BRAZIL 20-Mar 6.50% 0 0 6.50%
INDONESIA 21-Mar 6.00% 0 0 4.25%
PHILIPPINES 21-Mar 4.75% 0 0 3.00%
NORWAY 21-Mar 0.75% 0 0 0.50%
SWITZERLAND 21-Mar -0.75% 0 0 -0.75%
TAIWAN 21-Mar 1.375% 0 0 1.375%
UNITED KINGDOM 21-Mar 0.75% 0 0 0.50%
RUSSIA 22-Mar 7.75% 0 0 7.25%
PARAGUAY 22-Mar 5.00% -25 -25 5.25%
COLOMBIA 22-Mar 4.25% 0 0 4.50%