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BoN cuts repo rate to 6,50 per cent

BoN cuts repo rate to 6,50 per cent

Written by Linea Dishena on 14 August 2019.

WINDHOEK, 14 AUG (NAMPA) The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of Namibia (BoN) has cut the repo rate by 25 basis points from 6,75 to 6,50 per cent.
Briefing the media here on Wednesday, BoN Governor Iipumbu Shiimi said the committee took the decision in order to support domestic economic activity and to maintain the one-to-one link between the Namibian Dollar and South African Rand.
The repo rate is the cost at which the central bank lends money to commercial banks and an increase or decrease in the ...



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