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A Central Bank With No Key Rate? Yes, in Singapore

Singapore monetary policy can sound a little back-to-front. While for most countries tighter policy equates to higher borrowing costs, it’s not necessarily the case for the Asian.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) stabilizing, possible gains toward 1.3745

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) stabilizing, possible gains toward 1.3745 Economists see Malaysia’s central bank holding its key interest rate steady at 3.25 per cent for the rest of the year, with the possibility of an.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 29th, 2018

Asia Markets: Asian markets mostly rise after RBA sparks hopes of interest-rate cuts

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other central banks could come to the same conclusion. Markets in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were closed for Lunar New Year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Australian central bank governor says future rate cut is possible

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Australian central bank governor says future rate cut is possible Philip Lowe told the National Press Club in Sydney on Wednesday, that the chance of the rate cut is more likely than it used to be, cha.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 6th, 2019

Aussie dollar goes down under as global slowdown forces RBA shift

The Australian dollar nosedived after its central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut in a remarkable shift from its long-standing tightening bias, a further indication of global economic slowdown......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

Asian shares subdued after Trump address, Aussie tumbles on RBA shift

Asian shares were subdued on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union address failed to give markets fresh trading catalysts, while the Australian dollar nosedived after the central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 6th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Chief of Australia’s central bank says rate changes may lie ahead

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia Philip Lowe said Wednesday the outlook for interest rates has become more balanced, warning that there is a risk the economy could be weaker than the central bank thinks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Fed"s Kaplan: More Clarity Needed Before Next Rate Move

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan reiterated Tuesday his support for the central bank holding off for now on further rate rises and said changes in its balance sheet drawdown should be on the table as well......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 6th, 2019

Asian shares subdued after Trump speech, Aussie slumps

Asian shares were subdued on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech failed to give markets fresh trading catalysts, while the Australian dollar slumped after the central bank opened the door to a possible rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 5th, 2019

The Fed: Fed shifts to Jim Bullard’s world after new interest-rate strategy

Once an outlier, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard’s cautious approach to interest-rate policy has won the day at the central bank......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

The Fed: Fed shifts to Jim Bullard’s world after new interest-rate, balance sheet strategy

Once an outlier, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard’s cautious approach to interest-rate policy has won the day at the central bank......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

Asia Markets: Nikkei flat, Australian stocks surge as central bank stays pat

Stocks in Japan were flat in early trading Tuesday, while Australia’s benchmark surged after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its cash rate unchanged......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 5th, 2019

Economy Week Ahead: Services-Sector Activity, International Trade

In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on services-sector activity, international trade and unemployment benefits. Brazil’s central bank will make a rate decision......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 4th, 2019

Fed Promises "Patient" Approach to Rate Hikes: 5 Winners

The central bank left rates unchanged and indicated future hikes would be hard to come by. Want the latest recommen.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 31st, 2019

ECB keeps policy unchanged but may acknowledge weak growth

The European Central Bank left its policy stance unchanged as expected on Thursday, keeping a rate hike later this year on the table even as the euro zone economy suffers its biggest slowdown in half a decade......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 24th, 2019

Turkey"s Central Bank Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged: TUR in Focus

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Category: topSource: redinewsJan 21st, 2019

Turkey"s Central Bank Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged: TUR in Focus

Turkey's central bank kept the benchmark one week repo rate unchanged at 24% in Jan 16's Monetary P.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 21st, 2019

Fed policymakers leave little doubt: Rate hikes can wait

"Patience" is the new mantra at the Federal Reserve, less than two weeks ahead of the U.S. central bank's first policy meeting of the new year, as officials leave little doubt they want to stop raising interest rates - at least for a while......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 18th, 2019

Fed"s Williams says rate policy must be patient, data dependent

The U.S. Federal Reserve must be patient and guided by data when considering whether to raise interest rates, New York Fed President John Williams said on Friday, in remarks reinforcing the central bank's commitment to a wait-and-see approach......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 18th, 2019

Kansas City Fed President Says Central Bank Can Pause Rate Increases

One of the Federal Reserve’s most consistent supporters of raising interest rates said it could refrain from more increases for the time being......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 16th, 2019

Fed"s Kashkari: Don"t snuff out growth with rate hikes

Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, on Tuesday repeated his view that the U.S. central bank should not raise interest rates as long as inflation remains low......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019