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1 OFFICIAL INTEREST RATES
2 Per cent per annum
3
At end
United States
Japan
Euro area
United Kingdom
Canada
Reference item:
4
of
Federal funds target rate
Target
Repo
Repo
Target
Australia
5
minimum
maximum
call
rate
rate
rate
Target
6
rate
cash rate
7
8
9
Federal Reserve Bank of NYFederal Reserve Bank of NYBank of JapanEuropean Central Bank Bank of England Bank of Canada
Source
RBA
10
11
Jan-1980
14.00
6.25
14.00
12
Feb-1980
20.00
7.25
14.00
13
Mar-1980
20.00
9.00
14.79
14
Apr-1980
10.50
11.50
9.00
15.67
15
May-1980
10.50
11.50
9.00
11.83
16
Jun-1980
9.50
9.75
9.00
10.67
17
Jul-1980
8.50
9.50
9.00
10.18
18
Aug-1980
10.00
8.25
10.45
19
Sep-1980
11.75
12.00
8.25
11.02
20
Oct-1980
13.50
13.75
8.25
11.76
21
Nov-1980
17.00
18.00
7.25
13.06
22
Dec-1980
17.00
18.00
7.25
17.26
23
Jan-1981
16.00
7.25
17.00
24
Feb-1981
16.00
7.25
17.14
25
Mar-1981
16.00
6.25
16.59
26
Apr-1981
16.00
6.25
17.40
27
May-1981
20.00
6.25
19.06
28
Jun-1981
18.00
20.00
6.25
19.07
29
Jul-1981
18.00
20.00
6.25
19.89
30
Aug-1981
18.00
20.00
6.25
21.03
31
Sep-1981
18.00
20.00
6.25
19.63
32
Oct-1981
18.00
20.00
6.25
18.30
33
Nov-1981
13.00
6.25
15.40
34
Dec-1981
12.00
5.50
14.66
35
Jan-1982
15.00
5.50
14.72
36
Feb-1982
15.00
5.50
14.74
37
Mar-1982
15.00
5.50
15.11
38
Apr-1982
12.50
13.00
5.50
15.32
39
May-1982
12.50
13.00
5.50
15.32
40
Jun-1982
12.50
13.00
5.50
16.58
41
Jul-1982
11.50
12.00
5.50
15.60
42
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Aug-1982
Sep-1982
Oct-1982
Nov-1982
Dec-1982
Jan-1983
Feb-1983
Mar-1983
Apr-1983
May-1983
Jun-1983
Jul-1983
Aug-1983
Sep-1983
Oct-1983
Nov-1983
Dec-1983
Jan-1984
Feb-1984
Mar-1984
Apr-1984
May-1984
Jun-1984
Jul-1984
Aug-1984
Sep-1984
Oct-1984
Nov-1984
Dec-1984
Jan-1985
Feb-1985
Mar-1985
Apr-1985
May-1985
Jun-1985
Jul-1985
Aug-1985
Sep-1985
Oct-1985
Nov-1985
Dec-1985
Jan-1986
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9.50
9.50
9.50
9.25
9.25
9.25
9.25
9.25
9.25
9.25
10.00

11.50
11.50

7.75
7.75

D
9.50
10.00
9.50
9.00
8.50
8.50
8.50
8.50
8.50
9.63
9.63
9.63
9.50
9.50
9.50
9.50
9.50
9.50
9.50
10.50
10.50
10.50
11.00
11.75
11.75
10.00
10.00
9.00
8.25
8.25
9.00
8.50
8.25
7.75
7.75
8.00
8.00
8.00
8.00
8.00
7.75
7.75

E
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
4.50

F

G

H
14.26
13.18
11.53
10.87
10.26
9.81
9.43
9.42
9.46
9.38
9.42
9.51
9.57
9.52
9.45
9.63
10.04
9.98
10.04
10.76
10.82
11.60
11.98
13.24
12.39
12.28
11.71
10.78
10.16
9.66
10.95
11.18
9.75
9.59
9.57
9.31
9.20
9.31
8.77
8.98
9.49
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99
100
101
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103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126

A
Feb-1986
Mar-1986
Apr-1986
May-1986
Jun-1986
Jul-1986
Aug-1986
Sep-1986
Oct-1986
Nov-1986
Dec-1986
Jan-1987
Feb-1987
Mar-1987
Apr-1987
May-1987
Jun-1987
Jul-1987
Aug-1987
Sep-1987
Oct-1987
Nov-1987
Dec-1987
Jan-1988
Feb-1988
Mar-1988
Apr-1988
May-1988
Jun-1988
Jul-1988
Aug-1988
Sep-1988
Oct-1988
Nov-1988
Dec-1988
Jan-1989
Feb-1989
Mar-1989
Apr-1989
May-1989
Jun-1989
Jul-1989
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C

6.75

6.75
6.75
6.75

7.63
8.00
8.00
8.00
8.63
9.25

9.50

D
7.75
7.25
6.75
6.88
6.88
6.38
5.88
5.88
5.88
5.88
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.75
6.75
6.75
6.75
6.75
7.25
6.88
6.88
6.88
6.50
6.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.75
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.38
8.75
9.38
9.75
9.75
9.75
9.75
9.63
8.25

E
4.50
4.00
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
3.25
3.25
3.25

F

G

H
11.84
10.44
9.27
8.43
8.84
8.63
8.58
8.63
8.62
8.47
8.49
7.74
7.59
7.14
8.26
8.54
8.59
8.76
9.24
9.57
8.26
8.48
8.66
8.63
8.58
8.78
9.06
9.12
9.44
9.53
10.03
10.54
10.51
10.84
11.17
11.54
11.70
12.40
12.61
12.40
12.31
12.32

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141
142
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145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154
155
156
157
158
159
160
161
162
163
164
165
166
167
168

A
Aug-1989
Sep-1989
Oct-1989
Nov-1989
Dec-1989
Jan-1990
Feb-1990
Mar-1990
Apr-1990
May-1990
Jun-1990
Jul-1990
Aug-1990
Sep-1990
Oct-1990
Nov-1990
Dec-1990
Jan-1991
Feb-1991
Mar-1991
Apr-1991
May-1991
Jun-1991
Jul-1991
Aug-1991
Sep-1991
Oct-1991
Nov-1991
Dec-1991
Jan-1992
Feb-1992
Mar-1992
Apr-1992
May-1992
Jun-1992
Jul-1992
Aug-1992
Sep-1992
Oct-1992
Nov-1992
Dec-1992
Jan-1993
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D
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.25
8.00
8.00
8.00
7.75
7.50
7.00
6.75
6.25
6.00
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.50
5.25
5.00
4.75
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.75
3.75
3.75
3.25
3.25
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00

E
3.25
3.25
3.75
3.75
4.25
4.25
4.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.00
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
3.75
3.75
3.75
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25

F

G

H
12.40
12.47
12.43
12.47
12.47
12.29
13.25
13.38
13.77
14.05
13.90
13.59
13.01
12.61
12.66
12.25
11.78
10.88
10.02
9.92
9.66
9.07
8.91
8.94
8.80
8.68
8.17
7.69
7.67
7.08
7.56
7.65
6.85
6.50
5.91
5.50
5.11
5.69
7.37
8.82
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16.50
16.50
15.00
15.00
15.00
15.00
14.00
14.00
13.00
13.00
12.00
12.00
12.00
12.00
11.50
10.50
10.50
10.50
10.50
9.50
9.50
8.50
8.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
6.50
6.50
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
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190
191
192
193
194
195
196
197
198
199
200
201
202
203
204
205
206
207
208
209
210

A
Feb-1993
Mar-1993
Apr-1993
May-1993
Jun-1993
Jul-1993
Aug-1993
Sep-1993
Oct-1993
Nov-1993
Dec-1993
Jan-1994
Feb-1994
Mar-1994
Apr-1994
May-1994
Jun-1994
Jul-1994
Aug-1994
Sep-1994
Oct-1994
Nov-1994
Dec-1994
Jan-1995
Feb-1995
Mar-1995
Apr-1995
May-1995
Jun-1995
Jul-1995
Aug-1995
Sep-1995
Oct-1995
Nov-1995
Dec-1995
Jan-1996
Feb-1996
Mar-1996
Apr-1996
May-1996
Jun-1996
Jul-1996
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D
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.25
3.50
3.75
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.75
4.75
4.75
5.50
5.50
5.50
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.50
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25

E
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50

F

G

H
6.09
5.36
5.60
5.10
4.79
4.41
4.90
4.90
4.63
4.36
4.11
3.88
4.10
5.64
6.07
6.31
6.92
6.04
5.60
5.54
5.62
6.04
7.43
8.38
8.38
8.47
8.17
7.64
6.97
6.87
6.59
6.71
7.65
6.07
5.79
5.37
5.25
5.00
4.75
4.75
4.75
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5.75
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
5.50
5.50
6.50
6.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
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233
234
235
236
237
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Aug-1996
Sep-1996
Oct-1996
Nov-1996
Dec-1996
Jan-1997
Feb-1997
Mar-1997
Apr-1997
May-1997
Jun-1997
Jul-1997
Aug-1997
Sep-1997
Oct-1997
Nov-1997
Dec-1997
Jan-1998
Feb-1998
Mar-1998
Apr-1998
May-1998
Jun-1998
Jul-1998
Aug-1998
Sep-1998
Oct-1998
Nov-1998
Dec-1998
Jan-1999
Feb-1999
Mar-1999
Apr-1999
May-1999
Jun-1999
Jul-1999
Aug-1999
Sep-1999
Oct-1999
Nov-1999
Dec-1999
Jan-2000
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D
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.25
5.00
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
5.00
5.00
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.50
5.50
5.50

E
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.50
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.15
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00

F

3.00
3.00
3.00
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
3.00
3.00
3.00
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G

6.25
6.50
6.75
7.00
7.00
7.00
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.25
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.50
7.25
6.75
6.25
6.00
5.50
5.50
5.25
5.25
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.25
5.25
5.50
5.50
5.75

H
4.00
4.00
3.25
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.50
3.75
4.25
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
5.75
5.50
5.25
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
4.75
4.75
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.75
4.75
4.75

7.00
7.00
7.00
6.50
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
5.50
5.50
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
5.00
5.00
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275
276
277
278
279
280
281
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284
285
286
287
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A
Feb-2000
Mar-2000
Apr-2000
May-2000
Jun-2000
Jul-2000
Aug-2000
Sep-2000
Oct-2000
Nov-2000
Dec-2000
Jan-2001
Feb-2001
Mar-2001
Apr-2001
May-2001
Jun-2001
Jul-2001
Aug-2001
Sep-2001
Oct-2001
Nov-2001
Dec-2001
Jan-2002
Feb-2002
Mar-2002
Apr-2002
May-2002
Jun-2002
Jul-2002
Aug-2002
Sep-2002
Oct-2002
Nov-2002
Dec-2002
Jan-2003
Feb-2003
Mar-2003
Apr-2003
May-2003
Jun-2003
Jul-2003
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C

D
5.75
6.00
6.00
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
6.50
5.50
5.50
5.00
4.50
4.00
3.75
3.75
3.50
3.00
2.50
2.00
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.75
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.00
1.00

E
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.25
0.15
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00

F
3.25
3.50
3.75
3.75
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.50
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.25
3.75
3.75
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.25
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.00
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6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.00
5.75
5.75
5.50
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.00
4.75
4.50
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.75
3.75
3.75
3.75
3.75
3.50

H
5.00
5.25
5.25
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.75
5.50
5.50
5.00
4.75
4.50
4.50
4.25
4.00
3.50
2.75
2.25
2.25
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.25
2.25
2.50
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
3.00
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.00

5.50
5.50
5.75
6.00
6.00
6.00
6.25
6.25
6.25
6.25
6.25
6.25
5.75
5.50
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
5.00
4.75
4.50
4.50
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.25
4.50
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75

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295
296
297
298
299
300
301
302
303
304
305
306
307
308
309
310
311
312
313
314
315
316
317
318
319
320
321
322
323
324
325
326
327
328
329
330
331
332
333
334
335
336

A
Aug-2003
Sep-2003
Oct-2003
Nov-2003
Dec-2003
Jan-2004
Feb-2004
Mar-2004
Apr-2004
May-2004
Jun-2004
Jul-2004
Aug-2004
Sep-2004
Oct-2004
Nov-2004
Dec-2004
Jan-2005
Feb-2005
Mar-2005
Apr-2005
May-2005
Jun-2005
Jul-2005
Aug-2005
Sep-2005
Oct-2005
Nov-2005
Dec-2005
Jan-2006
Feb-2006
Mar-2006
Apr-2006
May-2006
Jun-2006
Jul-2006
Aug-2006
Sep-2006
Oct-2006
Nov-2006
Dec-2006
Jan-2007
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B

C

D
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.25
1.25
1.50
1.75
1.75
2.00
2.25
2.25
2.50
2.75
2.75
3.00
3.25
3.25
3.50
3.75
3.75
4.00
4.25
4.50
4.50
4.75
4.75
5.00
5.25
5.25

E
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.00
0.25

F
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.25
2.25
2.25
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.75
2.75

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G
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.75
3.75
3.75
4.00
4.00
4.00
4.25
4.50
4.50
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.75
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50
4.50

H
3.00
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.50
2.50
2.25
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.25
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.75
3.00
3.00
3.25
3.50
3.50
3.75
4.00
4.25
4.25
4.25

4.75
4.75
4.75
5.00
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.25
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.50
5.75
5.75
5.75

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337
338
339
340
341
342
343
344
345
346
347
348

A
Feb-2007
Mar-2007
Apr-2007
May-2007
Jun-2007

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C

D

E

F

G

H

Interest rates and yields in this table are representative. They are the midpoint of predominant bid and offer quotations in each market as identified by the RBA.
‘Interbank cash market’ is a weighted average of the interest rates at which banks have borrowed and lent exchange settlement funds overnight.
‘Bank accepted bills’ are estimated closing yields. Prior to March 1995 estimated midday yields are shown.
349 ‘Overnight indexed swaps’ are closing market rates.
All monthly figures are an average of daily figures for the month.
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