The decision came hard on the heels of news that the country is - so far at least - bucking the gloomy global trend, with gross domestic product leaping 1.1% between July and September.
For the full year to September, the economy expanded 2.5%, a sharp spurt after a 1.6% gain in the year to June.
But announcing its move to
- A route to economic growth – The Belt and Road Initiative 2018 survey
- Policymakers should act now to prevent next crisis – IMF panellists
- The Bank of Italy’s approach to risk-based budgeting
- BoE faces ‘uncomfortable’ approach to May meeting – Forbes
- Fintech in the ‘new era’ – Sustainable and sound development