UPDATE 2-Romania cuts interest rates to record low, more easing seen

March 31, 2015 3:04 PM

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BUCHAREST, March 31 (Reuters) - Romania's central bank shaved another quarter point off its benchmark interest rate to a record low of 2.00 percent on Tuesday, and Governor Mugur Isarescu implied room for more policy easing.

Isarescu said recent data suggested inflation would rise slowly in future months but stay below the bank's 1.5-3.5 percent target. He also said uncertainty over the outlook was more pronounced than in the past.

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