Corrected-Colombia's central bank decision was taken by majority, not consensus

viernes 29 de julio de 2016 15:37 GYT

BOGOTA, July 29 (Reuters) - The decision by Colombia's central bank to raise the benchmark interest rate to 7.75 percent was taken by majority, bank chief Jose Dario Uribe said on Friday.

The country's current account deficit will be 5.3 percent this year according to bank predictions, Uribe added. (Reporting by Bogota newsroom)