October 7, 2010
Peru's central bank is expected to tighten its monetary policy rate today.
Peru's central bank is expected to tighten its monetary policy rate today. Morgan Stanley forecasts it will hike 25bp to 3.25%, less than the 50bp increase seen in August and September, due to low inflation. Barclays also expects a 225bp hike, with the rate ending at 3.5% by the end of the year. Bank of America Merrill Lynch meanwhile predicts a 50bp hike. It expects Peru to end the year at 4.25%.