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One Bank"s Striking Admission: The Fringe Is Now In Charge Because Of Central Banks

Whereas several years ago, forecasting that central banks would unleash wars, bloodshed and social conflict was considered so preposterous, it was relegated to the domain of fringe, tinfoil hat blogs, it has gradually been .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 9th, 2018

ECB papers over euro zone cracks with more bank loans

The European Central Bank's fourth round of cheap long-term loans targeted at banks may steer euro zone lenders away from a cliff edge in funding......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

ECB"s new bank loan scheme won"t cover mortgages: Vasiliauskas

Euro zone banks will not be able to use a new longer-term lending facility from the European Central Bank to extend mortgages, Lithuanian central bank chief Vitas Vasiliauskas said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

ECB pushes out rate hike, offers cheap cash to banks

The European Central Bank changed tack on its tightening plan on Thursday, pushing out the timing of its first post-crisis rate hike until 2020 at the earliest and offering banks a new round of cheap loans to help revive the euro zone economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 8th, 2019

Dow slides 200 points, posts 4-day drop

Stocks fell on Thursday after the European Central Bank slashed its economic growth forecast for 2019 and announced a new round of stimulus to help banks in the region, stoking worries over the global economy......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 7th, 2019

ECB move sends stocks lower; dollar climbs

A gauge of global stock markets stumbled on Thursday while the U.S. dollar rose, as the European Central Bank postponed interest rate hikes to 2020 and launched a new round of cheap loans to banks in an effort to spark the euro zone economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 7th, 2019

Wall Street drops for fourth day as ECB stokes growth worries

Wall Street's main indexes fell for a fourth consecutive session on Thursday, after Europe's central bank said it would defer interest rate hikes and offered banks a new round of cheap loans, raising fresh concerns about global economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 7th, 2019

A day of reckoning for the ECB?

The European Central Bank has downplayed a global slowdown for months, but it will finally take a tentative step next week to prop up the euro zone economy, signaling fresh stimulus to keep banks lending......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 1st, 2019

Euro zone"s triple-A bond drought persists after ECB steps away

High-grade euro zone debt remains scarce even though the European Central Bank has stopped its huge purchases of new bonds, intensifying concerns that banks will face future collateral shortages and highlighting the need for safe assets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 1st, 2019

Markets Warm to the Prospect of an ECB Funding Boost for Banks

Market participants are growing confident that the European Central Bank will soon try to boost the eurozone’s ailing economy by rebooting its program of ultracheap long-term loans to the banking system......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 21st, 2019

European bank stocks rally as ECB considers restarting stimulus mechanism

European banks rallied on Friday after European Central Bank executive board member Benoit Coeure said a n.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 15th, 2019

Korean Central Bank Study: Issuing Digital Currency Poses Financial Risk

A Bank of Korea study concluded that a central bank digital currency could adversely affect commercial banks and ultimately financial stability......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskFeb 7th, 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

China releasing more cash to banks as PBOC works to offset economic slowdown

China's central bank said on Friday it will release about 250 billion yuan ($37 billion) in additi.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 25th, 2019

China should boost banks" active support for economy: central bank official

Encouraging China's banks to actively increase support for the real economy, rather than relying on authorities' orders to boost lending, is the key to improving the supply of credit in the economy, a central bank official said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Central Banks Struggle With Policy Settings

The eurozone’s economic slowdown has taken European Central Bank officials by surprise, potentially disrupting their plans to lift short-term interest rates this year......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjJan 20th, 2019

Will Central Bank Save Gold

Central banks purchases create a floor for gold prices. Myth or fact? We invite you to read our todays article about the central banks demand for gold and find out whether it will save gold......»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesJan 15th, 2019

Foreign U.S. Treasury holdings at Fed rebound

Foreign central banks' holdings of U.S. Treasuries at the Federal Reserve rose, rebounding from a near 17-month low, even as the dollar fell to a three-month low this week, U.S. central bank data released on Thursday showed......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2019

World Bank Urges "Leave Central Banks Alone" As Global Economic Outlook Darkens

If we were a cynical thinking group, we could be persuaded that the Wo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 8th, 2019

Central banks, U.S. employers support world stocks

Strong employment data in the United States, decisive action from the Chinese central bank and dovish messages from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell steadied markets on Monday, pushing an index of world stocks to a 2-1/2 week high......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2019

Central banks, U.S. employers aid world stock recovery

A set of strong employment data in the United States, decisive action from the Chinese central bank and dovish messages from U.S. Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell combined to push world stocks further off recent lows on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 7th, 2019