Thailand holds rates

The Bank of Thailand decided Wednesday to keep its benchmark interest rate, the one day repurchase rate, at 3.25%.

The central bank said it decided to hold rates as "the risks to growth and inflation were unchanged from the previous meeting".

The hold follows five rate cuts earlier in the year, prompted by a strong baht, which reached a ten-year high against the dollar earlier this year.

The central bank said that it expected inflation, which stands at 1.7%, to remain low because of poor leve

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