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Economist at UOB Group Lee Sue Ann keeps another interest rate cut on the table for the Bank of Korea (BoK) at its next meeting.

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“After delivering an emergency 50 bps cut in March and announcing QE measures to buy “unlimited” amount of bonds at the repo rate of no higher than 0.85% for three months between April and June; they BoK maintained its policy rate at the record low of 0.75% in April. Whilst the pressure to cut interest rate has eased owing to the frontloaded cut and QE measure, we’re not ruling out another 25 bps cut at the coming meeting.”