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South Korea Lowers Benchmark Rate

South Korea central bank on Wednesday voted to lower benchmark lending rate by 25 basis points to 1.25%. This follows a quarter point cut in July.

"As it is expected that domestic economic growth will be moderate and it is forecast that inflationary pressures on the demand side will remain at a low level, the Board will maintain its accommodative monetary policy stance”, South Korea's central bank said in a statement.

- Staff Reporter/APMR News



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