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ECB raises base interest rate to 0.5pc for 1st time since 2011

Frankfurt, July 21 (UNI/Sputnik) The European Central Bank (EBC) announced on Thursday that it had raised the base interest rate by 50 basis points for the first time since 2011.
"The Governing Council decided to raise the three key ECB interest rates by 50 basis points. Accordingly, the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will be increased to 0.50%, 0.75% and 0.00% respectively, with effect from 27 July 2022," the regulator said in a statement.
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