Poland and Romania hold rates

The central banks of Poland and Romania decided on Thursday to leave their benchmark rates unchanged at 4.75% and 7% respectively.

The National Bank of Poland said that the August's CPI inflation of 1.5% was smaller than expected. But this was rate was "of a temporary nature" the central bank said, adding that inflation would be close to the 2.5% target in the coming months.

The central bank said that the probability of medium-term inflation exceeding the target had fallen, but added that the