Central bank holds key rate unchanged at 4.25 percent

Pulse News Agency International By Reuters

People walk out of the Central Bank in Tunis, Tunisia, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi/File Photo

Tunisia's central bank kept its key interest rate unchanged at 4.25 percent, the bank said on Thursday.

The bank last cut its main interest rate in October, from 4.75 percent, in a bid to boost economic growth as inflation fell. The inflation rate was 4.9 percent in 2015, down from 5.5 percent in 2014.

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