LIMA, April 7 Peru's financial market is
anticipating a possible cut in the benchmark interest rate by
the central bank, which would lower credit costs for corporate
clients, the bank's head of economic studies said on Friday.
The central bank left the rate unchanged at
4.25 percent on Thursday, but said its monetary policy position
could change in the near term.
The 90 day preferential corporate interest rate has fallen
to 4.96 percent in April from 5.18 percent in January, said
Adrian Armas on a conference call with journalists.
"The interest rates denominated in soles are falling already
because the market is anticipating an interest rate cut," he
(Reporting by Marco Aquino, Writing by Rosalba O'Brien; Editing
by Marguerita Choy)