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(AFX UK Focus) 2010-05-20 03:28 Sri Lanka c.bank keeps rates steady 6th straight month

May 19, 2010 11:05:17 PM - yahoo.com
COLOMBO, May 20 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank on Thursday kept its key policy rates unchanged and at multi-year lows for a sixth straight month. The repurchase rate was left at 7.50 percent and the reverse repurchase rate at 9.75 percent. "The monetary board...decided to maintain policy interest rates of the central bank unchanged", the central bank said in a statement.