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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

UK pound drops as central bank chief tempers rate hike talk

The British pound is falling from post-Brexit highs after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike next month......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews5 hr. 4 min. ago

N.Y. Fed Criticized in Likely Pick of Next Leader

The likely elevation of San Francisco Fed President John Williams to lead the New York Fed has sparked a degree of public criticism rarely seen in the world of regional central-bank chiefs......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 28th, 2018

Europe Markets: European stocks trim gains after ECB removes easing bias from forward guidance

European stocks pared gains on Thursday after the European Central Bank kept interest rates at record lows, but turned more hawkish in its forward guidance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 8th, 2018

The Tell: Here’s the case for an unexpected tweak to the ECB’s policy guidance

The European Central Bank is expected to leave rates and its policy statement alone when it meets Thursday. But here’s one argument for a tweak to the central bank’s guidance......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 7th, 2018

New Powers Come With Pressure for Europe"s Central Bank

The European Central Bank is being dragged into local controversies over issues ranging from banking scandals to bribery, underlining the mounting political pressures on the world’s No. 2 central bank as it takes on a vastly expanded role......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMar 6th, 2018

Bitcoin Posts Biggest Surge in Weeks

Regains nearly $8 billion in market cap in 8 hours. Cryptocurrencies are recording their biggest gains in weeks after the president of the European Central Bank shrugged off talk of a ban. Bitcoin was up mo.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2018

Bank of Japan Meeting: Kuroda May Find It Hard To Taper The Taper Talk

Bank of Japan's (BOJ) first monetary policy decision of 2018 is due tomorrow. The central bank will also release its quarterly economic outlook along with the policy decision. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 22nd, 2018

Saudi Arabia Pledges $2 Billion to Stabilize Yemen"s War-Torn Economy

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday said it would inject $2 billion into Yemen’s central bank to stabilize the nation’s currency, as international criticism grew over the kingdom’s role in a war that has killed thousands and ravaged the economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 17th, 2018

Jockeying Is Under Way to Succeed ECB"s Draghi

The first decisions narrowing the field of potential successors to become the next head of the European Central Bank in 2019 are just weeks away, Todd Buell writes, with the role of Germany looming as a central question......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 11th, 2018

ECB May Change Investor Guidance on Strong Eurozone Recovery

The European Central Bank might change its guidance to investors early this year to better reflect the eurozone’s robust economic recovery, according to the minutes of the bank’s December meeting......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 11th, 2018

Watch Chinese Central Bank Actions, Not Talk

The Chinese often operate in nuanced ways.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 27th, 2017

ECB leaves rates at record low, reiterates dovish guidance

The European Central Bank on Thursday made no changes to policy, keeping its deposit rate at negative 0.4% and its main refinancing rate at 0%. The ban.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2017

Market Volatility Bulletin: Economic Data & Central Bank Meetings Galore - So Let"s Just Talk About BitCoin

Market Volatility Bulletin: Economic Data & Central Bank Meetings Galore - So Let"s Just Talk About BitCoin.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaDec 11th, 2017

Bangladesh minister says wants to "wipe out" Manila bank for heist role

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's finance minister said late on Saturday he wanted to "wipe out" a Philippines bank that was used to channel $81 million stolen from the Bangladeshi central bank's account with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 10th, 2017

Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh's central bank has asked the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to join a lawsuit it plans to file against a Philippines bank for its role in one of the world's biggest cyber-heists, several sources said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2017

Yellen says she"ll leave the Fed once Powell takes over

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank, says she will step down once her successor is sworn into the office, resolving a key question as to whether she would stay on in a diminished role......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 20th, 2017

Yellen says she"ll leave the Fed once Powell takes over

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the first woman to lead the U.S. central bank, says she will step down once her successor is sworn into the office, resolving a key question as to whether she would stay on in a diminished role......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 20th, 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