World Interest Rates

Below you can see the world's central interest rates, decided by the central banks for each country or region. For each bank you can view the last rate meeting, next scheduled meeting and the latest central interest rates.

This chart is updated on a regular basis to coincide with bank monetary policy meetings, so keep an eye on the latest changes as they happen. Central interest rates provide an insight into what is happening within each economy. For instance, where the rate is very low, that region may be trying to stimulate economic growth. Last Updated: 22nd May 2015.

        

Major Central Banks Overview
Central BankCurrent Interest RateNext MeetingLast Change
Bank of Canada 0.75& 2-12-2015 - 15:00:00 GMT 15-4-2015 - 14:00:00 GMT
Bank of England 0.5% 4-6-2015 - 11:00:00 GMT 11-5-2015 - 11:00:00 GMT
Bank of Japan 0.1% 30-4-2015 - 04:05:34 GMT
European Central Bank 0.05% 3-6-2015 - 11:45:00 GMT 15-4-2015 - 11:45:00 GMT
Federal Reserve 0.25% 17-6-2015 - 18:00:00 GMT 29-4-2015 - 18:00:00 GMT
The Reserve Bank of Australia 2.00% 7-7-2015 - 04:30:00 GMT 5-5-2015 - 04:30:00 GMT
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand 3.5% 10-6-2015 - 21:00:00 GMT 29-4-2015 - 21:00:00 GMT
Swiss National Bank -0.75% 18-6-2015 - 07:30:00 GMT 19-3-2015 - 08:30:00 GMT
Africa
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Egypt 8.75% 9.25% 09-19-2013 - 09:00 GMT
South Africa 5.75% 5.75% 21-5-2015 - 13:00 GMT
Asia Pacific
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Australia 2.0% 2.25% 5-5-2015 - 04:30 GMT
China 5.1% 5.35% 10-5-2015 - 00:00 GMT
Hong Kong SAR 0.5% 1.5% 12-17-2008 - 02:00 GMT
India 7.75% 7.75% 7-4-2015 - 05:30 GMT
Indonesia 7.5% 7.5% 19-5-2015 - 08:01 GMT
Japan 0.1% 0.1% 30-4-2015 - 04:05 GMT
New Zealand 3.5% 3.5% 29-4-2015 - 21:00 GMT
Philippines 3.5% 3.5% 19-6-2014 - 08:30 GMT
South Korea 1.75% 1.75% 15-5-2015 - 01:00 GMT
Taiwan 1.875% 1.875% 26-6-2014 - 09:00 GMT
Europe
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Czech Republic 0.05% 0.05% 7-5-2015 - 11:00 GMT
Denmark -0.75% -0.5% 02-05-2015 - 15:00 GMT
European Monetary Union 0.05% 0.05% 15-4-2015 - 11:45 GMT
Hungary 1.8% 1.95% 21-4-2015 - 12:00 GMT
Iceland 5.25% 5.25% 13-5-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Norway 1.25% 1.25% 7-5-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Poland 1.5% 1.5% 6-5-2015 - 11:40 GMT
Romania 2% 2.25% 31-3-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Russia 12.5% 14% 30-4-2015 - 10:00 GMT
Sweden -0.25% -0.25% 29-4-2015 - 07:30 GMT
Switzerland -0.75% -0.75% 19-3-2015 - 08:30 GMT
United Kingdom 0.5% 0.5% 11-5-2015 - 11:00 GMT
Middle East
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Bahrain 2.25% 2.25% 30-6-2013 - 08:00 GMT
Turkey 7.75% 7.75% 22-4-2015 - 11:00 GMT
North America
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Canada 0.75% 0.75% 15-4-2015 - 14:00 GMT
Mexico 3% 3% 26-3-2015 - 19:00 GMT
United States 0.25% 0.25% 29-4-2015 - 18:00 GMT
South America
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Brazil 12.75% 12.25% 4-3-2015 - 17:00 GMT
Chile 3% 3% 14-5-2015 - 22:00 GMT
Colombia 4.5% 4.5% 24-4-2015 - 06:00 GMT
Peru 3.25% 3.25% 13-3-2015 - 00:00 GMT

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