Bahrain Central Bank Increases one-Week Deposit Rate by 75 bps to 4%

The Central Bank of Bahrain said on Wednesday it raised its key policy interest rate on its one-week deposit facility by 75 basis points (bps) to 4%, moving in parallel with the U.S. Federal Reserve's hike as the Bahraini dinar is pegged to the dollar, Reuters reported. CBB also hiked by 75 bps the overnight deposit rate to 3.75%, the four-week deposit rate to 4.75% and the lending rate to 5.25%. Read more.