The benchmark interest rate in Lesotho was last recorded at 7 percent. source: Central Bank of Lesotho

Interest Rate in Lesotho averaged 8.25 percent from 1980 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 20.42 percent in December of 1990 and a record low of 3.50 percent in July of 2020. This page provides - Lesotho Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Lesotho Interest Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2022.

Interest Rate in Lesotho is expected to be 6.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Lesotho Interest Rate is projected to trend around 8.50 percent in 2023 and 6.00 percent in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Lesotho Interest Rate

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-07-28 03:30 PM Jul 3.50% 3.75% 3.75%
2020-09-29 02:00 PM Sep 3.50% 3.50% 3.50%
2020-11-24 04:00 PM Nov 3.50% 3.50% 3.50%

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Interest Rate 7.00 6.25 percent Nov 2022
Deposit Interest Rate 3.48 3.48 percent Aug 2022
Money Supply M2 13815.35 14076.89 Million LSL Jun 2022
Money Supply M1 6303.45 6639.66 Million LSL Jun 2022
Money Supply M0 7511.90 7437.22 Million LSL Jun 2022

Lesotho Interest Rate
In Lesotho, benchmark interest rates are set by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Lesotho (CBL). The official interest rate since December 2015 is the Central Bank Policy Rate, which replaced the 91-day Treasury Bill (TB) rate.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
7.00 6.25 20.42 3.50 1980 - 2022 percent Daily