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Saudi Arabia, Qatar raise repo rates while Turkey stays put

Central Banks in the Middle East are responding to the US Federal Reserve raising interest rates due to rising inflation.
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The Saudi and Qatari central banks have decided to raise repo rates from 1% to 1.25%.

The Saudi Central Bank also raised its reverse repo rate from 0.5% to 0.75%, the bank said in a statement yesterday. The Qatar Central Bank decided to keep its deposit and lending rates at 1% and 2.5%, respectively, it said in a release today. 

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