Mauritius Interest Rate  2006-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The central bank of Mauritius left its key interest rate steady at 3.5 percent on February 28th 2018, saying the decision considered the different economic scenarios and policy options. The headline inflation increased to 6.2 percent in January of 2018 from 3.6 percent in November last year, mostly due to higher prices of fresh vegetables, while the GDP expanded 3.7 percent in the third quarter of 2017 compared to 3.5 percent in 2016. Inflation is expected to be around 4.0 percent in 2018 and 3.7 percent in 2019, while GDP growth is projected at 4.0 percent in 2018. Policymakers also mentioned the open market operations that the Bank of Mauritius has been conducting since December to eliminate the liquidity excess and address the disconnect between money market rates and the key repo rate. Consequently, the overnight interbank rate went up to 3.05 percent. Interest Rate in Mauritius averaged 5.06 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 9.25 percent in June of 2007 and a record low of 3.50 percent in July of 2017.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-09-06 12:00 PM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 4% 4%
2017-11-29 11:15 AM Interest Rate Decision 3.50% 3.5% 3.5%
2018-02-28 11:50 AM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5% 3.5%
2018-05-18 11:45 AM Interest Rate Decision 3.5% 3.5%


Mauritius Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 3.50 3.50 9.25 3.50 percent [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 6243.40 6198.60 6243.40 637.50 USD Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 5.20 6.10 12.56 5.20 percent [+]
Lending Rate 8.50 8.50 13.00 8.00 percent [+]


Mauritius Interest Rate

In Mauritius, interest rates decisions are taken by the Bank of Mauritius. The BoM’s official interest rate is the repo rate. This page provides - Mauritius Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Mauritius Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.50 3.50 9.25 3.50 2006 - 2018 percent Daily




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