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Zambia's central bank lifts policy rate

Oct 31 2012 20:06
Reuters
Lusaka - Zambia’s central bank increased its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 9.25% on Wednesday, saying its monetary policy committee had noted upward risks to inflation.

“The committee weighed the risks and was of the opinion that inflationary pressures during the policy-relevant period may pose a threat to the end-year inflation target of 7%,” it said in a statement.
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