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Mexico central bank cuts rates 50 basis points to 6.50%

MEXICO CITY, March 20 (Reuters) - The Mexican central bank said on Friday it had reduced its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points to 6.50% in an out-of-cycle cut in a bid to support the country's financial markets, which have been roiled by the coronavirus outbreak. (Reporting by Noe Torres Editing by Dave Graham)