Central bank holds policy rate steady for third month at 2.5% | Bangkok Post: business

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MPC maintains policy rate at 2.5%

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The Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Committee on Wednesday agreed to keep its policy rate unchanged at 2.5% for a third straight meeting, in line with the market’s expectations. 

MPC secretary-general and central bank assistant governor Paiboon Kittisrikangwan said the meeting voted 6 to 0 to maintain the rate, on the grounds the current key policy rate is suitable to enhancing economic growth.

One MPC member, chairman of the central bank Ampon Kittiampon, did not attend the meeting.

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