Chile central bank holds key interest rate at 3.5 pct, as expected

martes 17 de mayo de 2016 18:04 GYT

SANTIAGO May 17 (Reuters) - Chile's central bank held the benchmark interest rate at 3.5 percent on Tuesday, as expected, maintaining its bias from the last meeting in April.

The bank has held the rate steady since raising it 25 basis points in December. (Reporting by Santiago bureau, editing by G Crosse)