Recent News Headlines : Monetary Policy

ECB SEARCHES FOR STIMULUS FLEXIBILITY AS END OF QE APPROACHES


The European Central Bank wants more scope to unleash monetary stimulus even as it heads toward unwinding it... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 15

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


Eurostat's second reading of euro-area inflation for July confirmed the 1.3 percent flash estimate... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 152

U.S. STOCKS DIP SLIGHTLY AS KOREA THREAT RECEDES


The S P 500 Index and Nasdaq Composite Index drifted lower, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose slightly for a third straight day... READ MORE

15th August, 2017 190

GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: WHAT'S CHANGED IN 10 YEARS


The European Central Bank's benchmark rate is at zero... READ MORE

9th August, 2017 1595

BLACKROCK, VANGUARD SAY BOND MARKET'S GOT THIS TRADE ALL WRONG


Another key development that could lift inflation over the longer term is the dollar, according to Vanguard's Wright-Casparius... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 1119

CHINA CENTRAL BANK DRAINS 20 BLN YUAN FROM MONEY MARKET


The People's Bank of China pumped 120 billion yuan through reverse repos, with 140 billion yuan of contracts maturing, leading to a net withdrawal of 20 billion yuan... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 0

TRUMP'S SANCTIONS REBOOT USHERS IN A 'NEW NORMAL' FOR RUSSIA


This flavor of sanctions will accompany all business activity with Russia... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 242

THE ECONOMY ISN'T AS GOOD AS TRUMP TWEETS IT IS


He cited the Congressional Budget Office estimate that the potential for economic growth is probably closer to 1.5 percent a year than the 3 percent Trump wants... READ MORE

4th August, 2017 109

POUND SLUMPS AFTER BANK OF ENGLAND KILLS RATE HIKE HOPES


Analysts expect the US added 181,000 jobs in July and that the unemployment rate ticked down a tenth to 4.3 percent... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 0

ITS MORE VALUABLE TO HAVE WORLD OF WARCRAFT CURRENCY THAN VENEZUELAN MONEY


Inflation and ineffective monetary policy have also spurred Venezuelan residents to the black market to exchange currency, NPR reported in 2014... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 306

BOE CUTS GROWTH, WAGE FORECASTS AS RATE KEPT AT RECORD LOW


It now projects economic growth of 1.7 percent this year and 1.6 percent in 2018, down from 1.9 percent and 1.7 percent... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 3327

IS GARY COHN A GOOD PICK TO HEAD THE FED?


Gary Cohn, a longtime Goldman president and Donald Trump's top economic adviser, is now within arm's reach of the holy grail--chairman of the Federal Reserve... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 887

WALL STREET IS MAPPING STOCK TRADES FOR A POST-BOND BUBBLE WORLD


Price momentum has been the best performing factor YTD, but underperformed over the past two weeks, a trend that further increases in bond yields would exacerbate... READ MORE

2nd August, 2017 248

BANK OF ENGLAND STAFF STRIKE FOR FIRST TIME IN 50 YEARS


Unite is calling on the Bank of England to come back to the negotiating table to discuss a fair pay deal for the employees... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

CURRENCY STRENGTH KEEPS AUSTRALIA'S CENTRAL BANK ON SIDELINES


The central bank is having to balance a booming housing market that favours a rate hike against an uncertain consumption outlook, which supports a cut... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 0

NO BUBBLE IN STOCKS BUT LOOK OUT WHEN BONDS POP, GREENSPAN SAYS


Equity bears hunting for excess in the stock market might be better off worrying about bond prices, Alan Greenspan says... READ MORE

1st August, 2017 4498

EUROPE'S RECOVERY STRENGTHENS, UNEMPLOYMENT AT 8-YEAR LOW


The inflation rate in particular was very subdued, said Jennifer McKeown of Capital Economics... READ MORE

31st July, 2017 0

CHINA'S CENTRAL BANK INJECTS CASH INTO MARKET


China's central bank on Friday continued to pump money into the interbank market via reverse repos to ensure stable liquidity... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 0

ASIA STOCKS, U.S. FUTURES TUMBLE ON TECH SELLOFF


Asian stocks and S P 500 index futures declined as disappointing earnings from Amazon.com Inc... READ MORE

28th July, 2017 251

BOOMING STOCKS AND CREDIT FALLING US DOLLAR SEEN GIVING FED COVER TO HIKE


Looser financial conditions, on the other hand, gives Fed policymakers more room to move... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 16

DOLLAR DROPS, BONDS CLIMB ON FED'S INFLATION VIEW


Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 476

THE FED MAY NOT BE THE MASTER OF ITS BALANCE-SHEET FATE


But if the government runs into a debt ceiling problems, the FOMC could tactically defer to November to start reducing its big bond holdings, she said... READ MORE

27th July, 2017 162

THE WORLD IS LEANING LESS ON ITS BIGGEST ECONOMY TO SUSTAIN THE RECOVERY


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 277

ASIA STOCKS MIXED WHILE DOLLAR WEAKENS BEFORE FED


Asian equities were mixed ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy decision and as investors sifted through earnings from companies including Alphabet Inc... READ MORE

25th July, 2017 319

CHINA'S DEBT SPECTER COULD HAUNT FED'S POLICY MEETINGS


A fifth of China's dollar bonds mature within a year, according to BIS data... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 399

WHY YOU DON'T FEEL FED RATE HIKES IN YOUR BANK ACCOUNT


Interest rates for borrowers--on mortgages, auto loans, credit card debt--are mostly higher, but rates on some products have barely budged... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 370

EURO RALLY SHOWS FEW SIGNS OF STOPPING AS DRAGHI APPEARS UNFAZED


The Fed was moving more aggressively in terms of their monetary policy while other banks were still easing... READ MORE

21st July, 2017 281

FEW HINTS AT STIMULUS EXIT FROM 'PERSISTENT, PATIENT' ECB


Draghi offered a glowing picture of the eurozone recovery and hinted at adjusting policy at a central banking conference in Sintra, Portugal, in late June... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 6

DRAGHI MOVES ON FROM SINTRA AS ECB REFINES MESSAGE ON STIMULUS


Those kind of readings have persuaded some policy makers to echo Draghi's suggestion that there might be room to pare back stimulus without tightening financial conditions... READ MORE

20th July, 2017 74

EARNINGS BOOST STOCKS, EURO RETREATS AS ECB MEETS


And here are the main moves in markets Stocks The S P 500 Index was up 0.3 percent at 9 39 a.m... READ MORE

19th July, 2017 253

Trending News Headlines : Monetary Policy

BANK OF CANADA HIKES KEY INTEREST RATE FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2010


Look for a slow crawl upward in interest rates from both central banks in 2018... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 10188

UNEMPLOYMENT IN THE U.S. IS FALLING, SO WHY ISN'T PAY RISING?


Some economists explain the Phillips curve anomaly by saying there's more slack in the labor market--and therefore less leverage for workers--than the 4.4 percent unemployment rate indicates... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 2402

MARKETS START TO PONDER THE $13 TRILLION GORILLA IN THE ROOM


As central banks squeeze their balance sheets, they will add selling pressure on longer-dated bonds and effectively push up borrowing costs... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 2169

BANK OF CANADA RAISES RATES FOR FIRST TIME IN 7 YEARS


Excluding temporary factors, inflation is at about 1.8 percent, Poloz said, adding that in fact price increases by 2019 are projected to overshoot the central bank's mandated target... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 1945

CARNEY SEES TOUGHER TIME FOR HOUSEHOLDS EVEN IF BREXIT SMOOTH


BOE Governor Mark Carney gave his opening statement at a news conference in London following publication of the central bank's quarterly inflation report... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 1612

THIS IS WHAT DIMON AND KASHKARI ARE REALLY FIGHTING ABOUT


Kashkari also disses Dimon's argument that banks' safety cushions are needlessly thick... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 1452

U.S. STOCKS, BONDS JUMP ON GO-SLOW FED; OIL CLIMBS


The dollar fell versus most major peers, while 10-year Treasury yields slid below 2.32 percent and gold futures rose... READ MORE

12th July, 2017 945

A FOREIGN THREAT TO U.S. TREASURIES THAT DWARFS FED'S DEBT HOARD


Bond yields in places like Germany and Japan are still minuscule compared with those on 10-year Treasuries, which stood at 2.38 percent last week... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 888

BOND TRADERS STILL COME OUT AS WINNERS AFTER FOUR FED RATE HIKES


In December 2015, before the central bank's first hike in nine years, the note yielded about 2.27 percent... READ MORE

19th June, 2017 837

BOND TRADERS' INFLATION BETS HAVE NEW LIFE, JUST IN TIME FOR FED


Bond Traders' Inflation Bets Have New Life, Just in Time for Fed... READ MORE

1st May, 2017 762

STOCKS REBOUND ON CENTRAL BANKS AS EURO, OIL CLIMB


U.S. banks have rallied this week as Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen reiterated that the central bank's tightening is on track... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 758

CHINA HOLDS FIRM TO $5 TRILLION ANCHOR AS FED, ECB SEEK EXIT


China's economy hasn't come to a situation where it can tighten monetary policy to the extent of balance-sheet shrinkage or assets sales, he said... READ MORE

13th June, 2017 712

NEEL KASHKARI IS THE FED'S TOUGHEST INTERNAL CRITIC


In 2008, as interim assistant secretary of the Treasury for financial stability, Neel Kashkari oversaw the bailout of the country's biggest banks... READ MORE

17th June, 2017 647

NOW FED OFFICIALS ARE STARTING TO WONDER IF THE VIX IS TOO LOW


Wondering why three Federal Reserve officials were moved last week to make public pronouncements about rising asset prices?... READ MORE

6th July, 2017 646

U.S. STOCKS SLIP ON TECH DROP, DOLLAR UP AFTER FED


The greenback strengthened and 10-year Treasury yields climbed as the Fed suggested the strength of the labor market will ultimately prevail over weakness in inflation... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 627

TRUMP PICKS GOODFRIEND, QUARLES FOR FED


Goodfriend, 66, a former Richmond Fed policy advisor, also has urged the central bank to adopt simpler rules governing policy decisions... READ MORE

3rd June, 2017 602

FEAR OF RISING RATES MAY HAVE OBSCURED THE BANK OF CANADA'S GOOD NEWS STORY


A question that our central bankers were unable to resolve was why inflation remains so low... READ MORE

13th July, 2017 538

FORGET KOREA AND CHINA RISKS, ASIA CURRENCIES EDGE PEERS IN POLL


Never mind the tensions with North Korea and China's deleveraging drive, Asian currencies have emerged victorious in a Bloomberg survey of emerging market watchers... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 507

S&P 500 RISES TO RECORD AS OIL REBOUNDS, JOBS GROW


In Europe, attention remains on the French presidential election Sunday, with centrist Emmanuel Macron predicted to prevail over his anti-euro rival Marine Le Pen... READ MORE

6th May, 2017 466

DEUTSCHE SEES TROUBLE AHEAD FOR THE WORLD'S 'FROTHY' STOCK MARKETS


There could be trouble ahead for developed world equity markets with frothy valuations as central banks start shifting policy, according to Deutsche Bank AG... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 453

U.S. STOCKS DROP ON BRENT BEAR SLUMP, GOLD RISES


U.S. Stocks Drop on Brent Bear Slump, Gold Rises Markets Wrap... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 419

HEDGE-FUND MANAGER CRISPIN ODEY SAYS IT'S NOW MORE LIKELY THE MARKET WILL CRASH


Hedge-Fund Manager Crispin Odey Says It's Now More Likely the Market Will Crash... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 410

TRUMP AND YELLEN MAY NOT BE AN ODD COUPLE AFTER ALL


There is precedent for Trump to stick with a former president's Fed chair appointment... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 401

QUANT FUNDS THAT CHASE TRENDS ARE THIS YEAR'S BIGGEST LOSERS


But between Brexit and central bank chatter, the link between prices and fundamentals has dissolved, he said... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 388

CHINESE STOCKS DROP WITH AUSSIE ON MOODY'S CUT


Outside Chinese and Hong Kong markets, stocks climbed in Japan, South Korea and Australia... READ MORE

24th May, 2017 386

STOCKS ADVANCE IN ASIA AS BONDS REMAIN PRESSURED


Australia's S P ASX 200 Index gained 0.5 percent and South Korea's Kospi index rose 0.1 percent... READ MORE

10th July, 2017 370

BIGGEST BANKS CLEAR THEIR FIRST HURDLE IN FED'S STRESS TESTS


This year, the Fed projected supplementary leverage ratios at the largest banks... READ MORE

22nd June, 2017 367

STOCKS GRIND HIGHER ON LOW VOLUMES; KIWI, YEN FALL


Chinese equities in Hong Kong advanced while mainland markets continued to buck the trend, falling for a second day... READ MORE

11th July, 2017 362

CONSUMER PRICES IN U.S. FALL 0.3%, FIRST DECLINE IN A YEAR


Consumer Prices in U.S. Fall 0.3 percent, First Decline in a Year... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 361

DOLLAR PARES DROP, STOCKS FALL ON FED; BONDS RISE


Central banks in Japan, Switzerland and Britain are also scheduled to weigh in with policy decisions this week... READ MORE

15th June, 2017 351


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