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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

Wall St. looks to Fed outlook Wednesday for early Christmas gift

Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week, hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 14th, 2018

ECB formally ends QE, keeps reinvestments open-ended

The European Central Bank decided on Thursday to formally end its 2.6 trillion euro ($2.95 trillion) bond purchase scheme but said it would keep reinvesting cash from maturing bonds for a long time after its first interest rate hike......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Capitalism Makes Brazil an Attractive Investment Destination

Brazil’s central bank on Wednesday left its key interest rate at 6.5 percent, in its board’s last meeting before far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro takes office on January 1. The rate has.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 13th, 2018

Fed policymakers signal turning point on U.S. rate-hike path

The U.S. central bank is flagging a turning point in monetary policy, as a Federal Reserve policymaker on Friday backed interest rate hikes in the "near term" but nodded to increasingly less certainty ahead......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

Brainard says Fed should impose capital buffers on banks, says interest-rate path "appropriate"

Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard on Friday suggested it may be time for the central bank to impose countercyclical counter buffer on banks, a step her colleagues on the board hav.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 7th, 2018

Fed should be "patient" about further interest rate hikes, Kaplan says

The U.S. central bank should be gradual and patient in tightening monetary policy further, said Dallas Fed Presiden.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2018

Singapore authorities say won"t allow Noble Group to re-list under restructuring plan

Singapore's central bank and the Singapore Exchange said on Thursday they have decided not to allow Noble Group Ltd to transfer its listing status to a restructured entity......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 6th, 2018

Fed"s Kashkari Still Believes Rate Increases Are a Bad Idea

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari again made the case to hold off on interest-rate increases, warning that the U.S. central bank could inadvertently push the economy into recession......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 4th, 2018

Korea: The Central Bank Hikes Policy Rate By 25bp

Korea: The Central Bank Hikes Policy Rate By 25bp.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 30th, 2018

Wall Street slips as tech slumps

Wall Street dipped on Thursday as tech and financial shares slumped, erasing earlier gains stemming from U.S. Federal Reserve minutes showing the central bank opened the debate on when to pause further interest rate hikes. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Wall Street edges down as tech, bank stocks weigh

Wall Street closed slightly lower on Thursday as tech and financial shares slumped, erasing earlier gains stemming from Federal Reserve minutes showing the central bank opened the debate on when to pause further interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Fed minutes point to December rate hike as central bank wants to remove forward guidance

Almost every member of the Federal Op.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2018

Wall Street turns positive after release of Fed minutes

Wall Street eked out gains Thursday, reversing the session's earlier losses after the U.S. Federal Reserve released minutes from its November meeting in which the central bank opened the debate on when to pause further interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Wall Street surges on hints of fewer rate hikes, dollar falls

Comments by Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that benchmark U.S. interest rates were "just below" neutral sparked a sharp rally on Wall Street on Wednesday, easing investor worries about the pace of rate hikes by the U.S. central bank next year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Dow rises 500 points as Federal Reserve chairman suggests central bank might consider pause in interest rate hikes

Dow rises 500 points as Federal Reserve chairman suggests central bank might consider pause in interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 28th, 2018

Dollar gauge turns negative as Powell says Fed"s interest rates are "just below" neutral rate

The U.S. dollar took a hit on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said interest rates were 'just below' the neutral level at which they won't stimulate the economy anymore. While the central bank is still expected .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 28th, 2018

Fed Vice Chairman Signals Another Interest-Rate Increase in December

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida said the central bank would keep raising short-term interest rates gradually, a hint that another rate increase is coming in December......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 28th, 2018

Bond Report: Treasury yields slightly lower after Fed speeches

Treasury yields edged lower Monday after several presentations from Federal Reserve officials underline divisions in the central bank over next year’s interest rate outlook amid slower global growth.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2018

Fed"s Clarida more sensitive to data, still backs U.S. rate hikes

The Federal Reserve should be even more attentive to new economic data as its gradual interest-rate hikes edge it ever closer to a neutral stance, the U.S. central bank's second-in-command said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 27th, 2018