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China will drive Australia"s interest rate policies: COO

Nick Twidale of Rakuten Securities Australia says China's slowing economy is the "dominant factor" that could drive Australia's interest rate policy, but declining house prices locally is "not far behind.".....»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 11th, 2019

Asia Markets: Asian markets fall on economic red flags as trade-war standoff persists

As talks to resume U.S.-China trade negotiations stall, South Korea cuts its interest rate while Japan and Australia post disappointing economic data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 17th, 2019

Cramer Talks Gold, Newmont-Goldcorp Deal

Gold is becoming more attractive amid global uncertainty ranging from central bank interest rate policies to the U.S.-China trade dispute, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2019

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

Powell says Fed will aid economy but no clear hint on rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rate policies but offered no clear signal about further... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 23rd, 2019

Powell says Fed will aid economy but gives no clear hint on rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that President Donald Trump's trade wars have complicated the Fed's ability to set interest rate policies but offered no clear signal about further interest rate cuts. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 23rd, 2019

Market Snapshot: Stocks whipsaw between losses and gains after China announces new tariffs and Powell hints at possible interest rate cut

U.S. stocks whipsaw after China announces retaliatory tariffs and after speech by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2019

For U.S. housing, trade war set to blunt some of Fed stimulus: Reuters poll

The U.S.-China trade war may blunt some of the stimulus on the U.S. housing market from expected further interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve, with only a modest outlook for price rises, a Reuters poll of property market experts found......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 22nd, 2019

China Unveils Its Own Libor: How China"s Interest Rate Reform Will Work

On August 17, China’s central bank unveiled detailed measures on its long-awaited interest rate reform by establishing a reference rate for new loans issued by banks to help steer corporate borrowing costs.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 19th, 2019

Futures jump on growing stimulus hopes

U.S. stock index futures rose about 1% on Monday as signs of an interest rate reform in China bolstered hopes that major economies would act to stave off the slowing economic effects of escalating global trade tensions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Asia stocks advance as China"s rates tweak improves investor mood

Asian stocks rode a Wall Street rally on Monday and were also cheered by a decision from China's central bank to alter the way it sets a key interest rate benchmark, a move seen by analysts as reducing borrowing costs for companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Asia stocks gain as China rates tweak lifts investor mood

Asian stocks tracked the Wall Street rally on Monday and found an extra tailwind from a move by China's central bank to change the way a key interest rate benchmark is set, seen by analysts as reducing borrowing costs for companies......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 19th, 2019

Why China’s Getting Ready to Shake Up Interest Rates

The People’s Bank of China will start liberalizing its system of interest rate.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 18th, 2019

China unveils interest rate reform to steer funding costs lower for firms

China’s central bank unveiled a key interest rate reform on Saturday to help steer borrowing costs lower for companies and support a slowing economy that has been hurt by a trade war with the United States......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 17th, 2019

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations

The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates to stimulate the economy and after China said it plans to boost disposable income to spur consumption......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 16th, 2019

NewsWatch: Predicting what happens next in stocks will get trickier this fall when markets navigate a roller coaster of big events

But rather than call it quits, investors may want to stay invested in stocks as the barrage of potentially market-moving events kick off, from China tariffs to Brexit to central bank meetings, which could yield more global interest rate cuts.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 11th, 2019

Weekend Investor: Predicting what happens next in stocks will get trickier this fall when markets navigate a roller coaster of big events

But rather than call it quits, investors may want to stay invested in stocks as the barrage of potentially market-moving events kick off, from China tariffs to Brexit to central bank meetings, which could yield more global interest rate cuts.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 11th, 2019

Will mortgage rates keep dropping? Homeowners and buyers benefit from lower interest rates

Mortgage rates dropped to nearly three-year lows on China trade fears and a Fed rate cut. That's helping homeowners and buy.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 8th, 2019

Why St. Louis Fed’s Bullard isn’t pushing for another rate cut

Despite U.S.-China trade turmoil, St. Louis Fed president Jim Bullard doesn’t sound eager for another Fed rate cut, at least not yet. Bullard said Tuesday in a speech in Washington, D.C., that it’s too early to tell whether a second interest .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2019

The Big Trade War If: What If China Decides to Sell its $1.11 Trillion in US Treasuries?

While the latest fallout after the trade war salvos seems to have priced in close to half of an additional interest rate cut from the U.S. Federal Reserve, it's time to wonder what will happen......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 5th, 2019

Wall Street sinks to one-month low on trade, growth fears

U.S. stocks tumbled to a one-month low on Friday after a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions and a tepid July jobs report renewed fears of slowing economic growth and raised bets of further interest rate cuts this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 2nd, 2019