May 14, 2015 / 2:16 PM / 2 years ago

Mexico central bankers eye weak growth but could hike, if needed

MEXICO CITY, May 14 (Reuters) - Most of Mexico's central bankers are eyeing sluggish economic growth, suggesting they will hold interest rates steady in the coming months, but said they could quickly raise rates if a steep slide in the peso hits inflation expectations.

Central Bank board members voted 5 to 0 at their April 30 meeting to hold their benchmark rate at a record low of 3.0 percent, minutes showed on Thursday. (Reporting By Alexandra Alper and Michael O'Boyle)

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