THE US central bank is set to raise the benchmark interest rate this week, looking to get ahead of price increases that, though absent so far, are still expected to materialise.

[RIO DE JANEIRO] Brazil's central bank on Wednesday cut the key interest rate to a record low of seven per cent, about half of what it was a year ago...

MALAYSIA'S central bank left its benchmark rate unchanged on Thursday, but raised the possibility it may review monetary accommodation to adapt to improving economic conditions in the country...

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's central bank is expected to leave its benchmark rate unchanged at its policy review on Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, as inflation remains manageable amid solid...

[LONDON] Bank of England policy makers raised interest rates for the first time in a decade, yet showed concern for Britain's Brexit-dented economy by indicating that another increase isn't...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as expected, pausing after two cuts in a row, as policy makers turn their attention to risks of a weaker currency...

[SEOUL] South Korea's central bank held its key interest rate steady on Thursday, as expected, as it evaluates risks and stays cautious ahead of any further monetary tightening in the United...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank should avoid cutting interest rates further because borrowing costs are at an appropriate level even as loan growth remains subdued, according to the chief of...

[SINGAPORE] The Philippine central bank is prepared to raise interest rates if it sees signs the economy is growing too fast, even as it tolerates a weaker currency for now, according to Governor...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged, as expected, on Thursday, but left analysts puzzled by delaying the announcement until close to midnight...