UPDATE 1-Peru's central bank holds key rate at 3.25 pct

April 9, 2015 11:31 PM

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LIMA, April 9 (Reuters) - Peru's central bank left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 3.25 percent on Thursday, as the bank weighed anemic economic growth with fears of stoking inflation.

The market had widely expected a hold after inflation had crept up recently, testing the upper limit of the bank's tolerance range in March.

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