Peru central bank holds key rate at 4.25 percent for third month

jueves 12 de mayo de 2016 19:07 GYT

LIMA May 12 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4.25 percent for a third straight month on Thursday after inflation eased and economic growth quickened.

Fifteen out of 16 economists polled by Reuters had forecast a rate hold this month. (Reporting by Mitra Taj; Editing by Richard Chang)