THE Bundesbank eased its base repurchase rate by two basis points to four per cent under a 15-day arrangement yesterday when it also announced that the M3 money supply had risen by 1.6 per cent in September from the average figure in the last quarter of last year.

Thursday, 9 November, 1995, 12:00am

Mark rates

THE Bundesbank shaved its base repurchase rate by 0.4 points to 4.08 per cent on Wednesday, continuing a policy of easing the rate fractionally each week.

28 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Germans hold rate

THE Bundesbank left its key interest rates unchanged yesterday after lowering them two weeks ago.

The Bundesbank lowered the rates by 0.5 percentage point on August 24, setting the discount rate at 3.5 per cent and the Lombard rate at 5.5 per cent.

8 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Buba cuts repo rate

THE Bundesbank has reduced its base repurchase rate by 10 basis points to 4.2 per cent from 4.3 per cent under a regular 14-day arrangement.

7 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Bundesbank eases on rate cuts

FRANKFURT: The Bundesbank is pursuing its policy of gradual interest-rate easings, which economists say indicates a slower pace of reductions in coming weeks.

At its weekly money-market operations yesterday, the central bank trimmed its lowest rate for securities repurchase contracts to 4.91 per cent from 4.93 per cent.

14 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Further 0.03pc cut in German repo rate

THE Bundesbank yesterday sanctioned another small cut in a key money market interest rate, letting its repurchase (repo) rate fall to 5.73 per cent from 5.76 per cent the week before.

In its weekly allocation of securities repo agreements, the Bundesbank accepted some bids at a minimum of 5.73 per cent compared with a minimum 5.76 per cent in last week's allocation.

7 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Wall Street helps prices

SHARE prices closed firmer yesterday on the London International Stock Exchange, around the mid-point of the day's FTSE 100 range, helped by a modest rise on Wall Street and steadier bonds.

But gains seemed fragile and buying interest was selective after one of the busiest days for corporate results this year.

18 Mar 1994 - 12:00am

Bundesbank sees no deepening recession

FRANKFURT: The German economy will not slip into a deepening recession, the Bundesbank says in its latest monthly report.

''To all appearances, the recessionary potential of the west German economy is limited,'' the central bank said in the report published yesterday.

18 Feb 1993 - 12:00am

Crucial balancing act at Bundesbank

THE Bundesbank's struggle to balance its desire to achieve domestic price stability against the rest of Europe's need for lower interest rates will remain the most important political story in Europe this year.

11 Feb 1993 - 12:00am