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The South Korean Central Bank kept base rate unchanged at 1.5 percent as expected on Thursday and warned that economic growth could be slower than previously expected.  

Key comments (Source: Reuters)

  • Growth could be slower than projections made earlier
  • South Korea investment will slow
  • South Korea exports to sustain growth
  • Headline inflation to gradually pick up
  • To watch monetary policies abroad, geopolitical risks
  • S.Korea household debt growth exceeded rate seen in previous years
  • To watch future economic growth and inflation trends
  • South Korea job market sluggish