Peru cenbank leaves key rate unchanged at 4.25 pct as inflation eases

jueves 14 de julio de 2016 19:07 GYT

LIMA, July 14 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank held the benchmark interest rate steady at 4.25 percent for the fifth straight month as expected on Thursday after inflation continued to cool toward its target ceiling.

All 13 economists polled by Reuters had forecast the central bank would keep the key rate unchanged.

(Reporting by Mitra Taj; Editing by Peter Cooney)