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Top central bank chiefs talk up guidance role

A rare meeting of some of the world's most important central banks chiefs from Britain, Japan, Europe and the US takes place in Frankfurt. As David Pollard reports, many suspect they'll discuss how best to start removing stimulus......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 14th, 2017

G20: Germany"s "isolationism" warning

Amid talk of protectionism and trade barriers, central bank chiefs and finance ministers are preparing for this weekend's G20 summit in Germany. As Sara Hemrajani reports, the host nation is warning against policies that would harm globalisation......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMar 16th, 2017

Weekahead: Central bank chiefs gather, data awaits

Central bank chiefs from the EU, UK, US and Japan gather in Frankfurt for a monetary policy pow-wow, while Europe's biggest economies unveil their latest readings on inflation and growth. Ciara Lee reports on the week ahead......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 12th, 2017

The Fed has a forgotten role — and it will be critical in getting the US economy "running on all cylinders"

REUTERS/John Gress Federal Reserve officials are paying increasing attention to the central bank's community development activities, which focus on real world economic issues.  James Bullard, St. Louis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 2nd, 2017

Warsh Met With Vice President Pence About Top Fed Job Last Week

Kevin Warsh, a candidate for the Federal Reserve chairmanship, met with Vice President Mike Pence last week to talk about the central-bank job, according to a White House aide......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 24th, 2017

Central Bank Chiefs And Currencies

Central Bank Chiefs And Currencies.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaOct 17th, 2017

Market Extra: Bonds rally, euro weakens amid ECB taper talk: What’s going on?

Tapering talk from ECB officials sent bond prices higher and the currency lower—a strange reaction to the prospect that the central bank would remove monetary accommodation.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Lithuania"s Central Bank Publishes New ICO Guidance

Lithuania's central bank has published a new position note on the legality of cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs)......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 11th, 2017

Futures point to a slightly higher open, as Wall Street looks to Fed talk, ECB

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Thursday, as investors geared up for speeches from leading Federal Reserve members, as well as awaiting news from the European Central Bank's latest Governing Council meeting......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2017

Futures point to a slightly higher open, as Wall Street looks to Fed talk, ECB

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Thursday, as investors geared up for speeches from leading Federal Reserve members, as well as awaiting news from the European Central Bank's latest Governing Council meeting......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 7th, 2017

Bureaucracy tries to erode RBI governor"s powers: Raghuram Rajan

More clarity about the central bank's role needed, he writes in I Do What I Do.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 3rd, 2017

"Safe-haven" euro could complicate ECB plan to roll back stimulus

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro's rise above $1.20 this week has prompted talk that it is becoming a safe haven for investors, posing a problem for the European Central Bank as it plans to roll back its huge economic stimulus in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 31st, 2017

Euro surges to two-and-a-half-year high after Draghi comments, oil up after Harvey

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The euro surged to its highest level since January 2015 against the dollar early on Monday, after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi failed to talk down the single currency's strength as had been expected......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2017

China’s digital-payments giant keeps bank chiefs up at night

IN WESTERN countries it is common to talk about American technology being dominant. From an Asian perspective that seems off. Fresh from visiting the region, where buskers and kerbside fishmongers can be paid by presenting a phone, Schumpeter has foun.....»»

Category: topSource: economistAug 19th, 2017

Chinese Yuan (CN¥) Further Gains Restricted

China’s yuan firmed against the US dollar on Monday, buoyed by a stronger central bank guidance, but traders said further gains were likely to be restrained by corporate dollar demand .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 24th, 2017

The Bank of England is the black sheep of all the central banks

Jim EdwardsFor all the recent talk of major central banks coordinating to telegraph policy sh.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 23rd, 2017

No Muss no fuss

No Muss no fuss While the ECB’s guidance remains unchanged, the central bank lack of concern on the surging euro was a strong enough signal to send traders scra.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJul 20th, 2017

The Fed: Republicans to press Yellen on Fed plans to reduce its outsized role on U.S. economy

For years Republicans have grumbled about the Federal Reserve vastly expanding its influence on the U.S. economy. Now they’ll press Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen on when the central bank plans to sound the retreat......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2017

The Role of Central Bank Lending Facilities in Monetary Policy

The Role of Central Bank Lending Facilities in Monetary Policy Helene Lee and Asani Sarkar  Liberty Street Economics, June 30, 2017 Central bank lending facilities were vital during the financial crisis of 2007-08 whe.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 10th, 2017

The Bank of Japan just went on another bond buying spree and now the yen is getting smashed

ILL GANDERSovereign bond markets around the world are under pressure with yields continue to push higher on the back of hawkish central bank talk. And that includes Japanese Government Bonds, or JGBs. In order to prevent a rise in yields of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 7th, 2017

The Fed Has An Alarming Low-Inflation Problem

Via KesslerCompanies.com, With all the talk of central bank hawkishness in the last week, one might assume there was some inflation to point to. It is quite the opposite. It .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 6th, 2017