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The Central Bank of Bahrain raises the basic interest rate
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The Central Bank of Bahrain decided today to raise the basic interest rate on one-week deposits

The Central Bank of Bahrain decided today to raise the basic interest rate on one-week deposits by “25” basis points, from 1.00% to 1.25%.

The interest rate on overnight deposits was also raised from 0.75% to 1.00%, and the interest rate on four-week deposits from 1.50% to 1.75%. This is in addition to raising the interest rate imposed by the Central Bank on retail banks in return for lending facilities from 2.25% to 2.50%.