World Interest Rates


Welcome to World Interest Rates,
here are the current interest rates of 32 countries national banks.
You can also find the price for Gold, Silver and Platinum in the precious metals page.
countries government's and central banks change the rate of interest in order to achieve a desired Monetary policy.

You can also use our World Interest Rates Map and see a graphical representation of current interest rates around the world.


In the table below are the current interest rates around the world, in order to see interest rates by region use the menu on the left side, you can also sort the table by clicking on the column headers.

World Interest Rates
CountryCurrent RatePrevious RateChangeLast Change
Australia0%-0.25%0.25%0.00
China6%6.31%-0.31%Jul 05 2012
Hong Kong SAR0.5%1.5%-1%Dec 17 2008
India8%8.5%-0.5%Apr 17 2012
Indonesia7.5%7.75%-0.25%Nov 18 2014
Japan0.1%0.3%-0.2%Dec 19 2008
Korea, Republic of2.75%3.25%-0.5%Oct 11 2012
Malaysia3.25%3%0.25%Jul 10 2014
New Zealand2.5%3%-0.5%Mar 09 2011
Philippines4%3.75%0.25%Sep 12 2014
Taiwan1.875%1.75%0.125%Jul 01 2011
Thailand1.5%1.75%-0.25%Apr 29 2015

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Interest Rates

Interest rates are the main determinant of investment on a macroeconomic scale. Broadly speaking, if interest rates increase across the board, then investment decreases, causing a fall in national income.A government institution, usually a central bank, can lend money to financial institutions to influence their interest rates as the main tool of monetary policy. Usually central bank interest rates... read more