Polish central bank shocks market with steep rate cut


The National Bank of Poland's monetary policy committee (MPC) today pulled off "one of the few real market shocks in a long time", according to one observer, cutting its benchmark interest rates by 50 basis points across the board.

The move followed a series of 25bp cuts in the rate, which had widely been seen as an insufficient response to stimulate the sluggish Polish economy. Piotr Bujak, chief Poland economist at Nordea, said today's "bold action" was a positive move – and also praised the

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: