Belgium Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in Belgium was last recorded at 0.25 percent. . Belgium is a member of the European Union which has adopted the euro. Belgium's benchmark interest rate is set by the European Central Bank. This page provides - Belgium Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. 2014-04-16

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Dates Unit Frequency
0.25 0.25 4.75 0.25 0.25 | 2014/05 1998 - 2014 Percent Monthly

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Belgium Interest Rate
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Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Forecast Unit
Foreign Exchange Reserves 20179.00 2014-02-28 20052.00 24524.00 9876.00 20054.34 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Interbank Rate 0.33 2014-04-30 0.30 10.63 0.19 0.25 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
Money Supply M0 31775.00 2014-02-28 31738.00 31960.00 9081.00 32019.89 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Money Supply M1 132400.00 2014-02-28 134100.00 134100.00 59500.00 133022.50 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Money Supply M2 432000.00 2014-02-28 433700.00 433700.00 212200.00 432865.07 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Money Supply M3 436000.00 2014-02-28 437600.00 440600.00 223400.00 435096.50 2014-03-31 EUR Million [+]
Interest Rate 0.25 2014-04-03 0.25 4.75 0.25 0.25 2014-05-31 Percent [+]
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Interest Rate | Notes
The interest rate shown on this page refers to the central bank benchmark interest rate. Usually, the central bank benchmark interest rate is the overnight rate at which central banks make loans to the commercial banks under their jurisdiction. Moving the benchmark interest rate, the central bank is able to make an impact on interest rates of commercial banks, inflation level of the country and national currency exchange rate. Reduction of interest rates should bring increase in business activity, a rise in inflation rate and weakening of national currency. In case of increase in interest rates the level of business activity is likely to drop, inflation declines and national currency strengthens.


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