Peru's central bank holds key interest rate as expected

jueves 14 de abril de 2016 19:04 GYT

LIMA, April 14 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4.25 percent for a second straight month on Thursday after cooler inflation and a stronger currency eased pressure for additional tightening.

Ten out of 14 economists polled by Reuters had forecast a rate hold this month after three consecutive hikes December through February. (Reporting by Lima Newsroom; Editing by Leslie Adler)