World Interest Rates

Below you can view the latest central interest rates as set by each global central bank. You may also see the next scheduled rate decision meeting that each bank has, as well as the last changes that occurred.

When reading finance news or looking for certain types of loans and other credit products, you will notice that central (or base) interest rates are often an important factor. With this chart you can keep up to date and compare the latest rates all over the world.

The chart is updated monthly so that you can check global interest rates on a frequent basis. The base interest rate of any region or nation has a large impact on its economic health. Last Updated: 22nd May 2015.

        

Major Central Banks Overview
Central BankCurrent Interest RateNext MeetingLast Change
Bank of Canada 0.75& 2-12-2015 - 15:00:00 GMT 15-4-2015 - 14:00:00 GMT
Bank of England 0.5% 4-6-2015 - 11:00:00 GMT 11-5-2015 - 11:00:00 GMT
Bank of Japan 0.1% 30-4-2015 - 04:05:34 GMT
European Central Bank 0.05% 3-6-2015 - 11:45:00 GMT 15-4-2015 - 11:45:00 GMT
Federal Reserve 0.25% 17-6-2015 - 18:00:00 GMT 29-4-2015 - 18:00:00 GMT
The Reserve Bank of Australia 2.00% 7-7-2015 - 04:30:00 GMT 5-5-2015 - 04:30:00 GMT
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand 3.5% 10-6-2015 - 21:00:00 GMT 29-4-2015 - 21:00:00 GMT
Swiss National Bank -0.75% 18-6-2015 - 07:30:00 GMT 19-3-2015 - 08:30:00 GMT
Africa
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Egypt 8.75% 9.25% 09-19-2013 - 09:00 GMT
South Africa 5.75% 5.75% 21-5-2015 - 13:00 GMT
Asia Pacific
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Australia 2.0% 2.25% 5-5-2015 - 04:30 GMT
China 5.1% 5.35% 10-5-2015 - 00:00 GMT
Hong Kong SAR 0.5% 1.5% 12-17-2008 - 02:00 GMT
India 7.75% 7.75% 7-4-2015 - 05:30 GMT
Indonesia 7.5% 7.5% 19-5-2015 - 08:01 GMT
Japan 0.1% 0.1% 30-4-2015 - 04:05 GMT
New Zealand 3.5% 3.5% 29-4-2015 - 21:00 GMT
Philippines 3.5% 3.5% 19-6-2014 - 08:30 GMT
South Korea 1.75% 1.75% 15-5-2015 - 01:00 GMT
Taiwan 1.875% 1.875% 26-6-2014 - 09:00 GMT
Europe
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Czech Republic 0.05% 0.05% 7-5-2015 - 11:00 GMT
Denmark -0.75% -0.5% 02-05-2015 - 15:00 GMT
European Monetary Union 0.05% 0.05% 15-4-2015 - 11:45 GMT
Hungary 1.8% 1.95% 21-4-2015 - 12:00 GMT
Iceland 5.25% 5.25% 13-5-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Norway 1.25% 1.25% 7-5-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Poland 1.5% 1.5% 6-5-2015 - 11:40 GMT
Romania 2% 2.25% 31-3-2015 - 08:00 GMT
Russia 12.5% 14% 30-4-2015 - 10:00 GMT
Sweden -0.25% -0.25% 29-4-2015 - 07:30 GMT
Switzerland -0.75% -0.75% 19-3-2015 - 08:30 GMT
United Kingdom 0.5% 0.5% 11-5-2015 - 11:00 GMT
Middle East
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Bahrain 2.25% 2.25% 30-6-2013 - 08:00 GMT
Turkey 7.75% 7.75% 22-4-2015 - 11:00 GMT
North America
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Canada 0.75% 0.75% 15-4-2015 - 14:00 GMT
Mexico 3% 3% 26-3-2015 - 19:00 GMT
United States 0.25% 0.25% 29-4-2015 - 18:00 GMT
South America
CountryCurrent RatePreviousLast Change
Brazil 12.75% 12.25% 4-3-2015 - 17:00 GMT
Chile 3% 3% 14-5-2015 - 22:00 GMT
Colombia 4.5% 4.5% 24-4-2015 - 06:00 GMT
Peru 3.25% 3.25% 13-3-2015 - 00:00 GMT

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