Recent News Headlines : Monetary Policy

EURO ZONE RECOVERY, MACRON WIN GIVE ECB CHANCE TO CONSIDER UNWINDING POLICY


The election victory of Macron gives a chance that the euro zone economy gets an additional momentum, Weidmann said... READ MORE

13th May, 2017 2

FED PLAN FOR GRADUAL RATE HIKES IS STARTING TO LOOK COMPLACENT


The outlook could abruptly shift if global growth gains momentum and U.S. unemployment sinks much lower... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 281

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 617

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The EU also raised its growth forecast for the United Kingdom, but warned of the fallout from Brexit uncertainty and faster inflation... READ MORE

11th May, 2017 72

BREXIT MAKES CARNEY'S TASK TOUGHER AS DRAGHI TURNS THE CORNER


Brexit Makes Carney's Task Tougher as Draghi Turns the Corner... READ MORE

10th May, 2017 173

PHILIPPINES CENTRAL BANK SEEN KEEPING RATES STEADY FOR NOW, HIKE IN H2


The central bank has kept its policy settings on hold since it raised rates by 25 basis points in September 2014... READ MORE

9th May, 2017 1

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TO START YOUR DAY


Macron wins, China's whopping deleveraging bill, and Gulf stocks tank. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about... READ MORE

8th May, 2017 194

CHINA'S APRIL FOREX RESERVES RISE, BEATING MARKET EXPECTATIONS


Looking ahead, the yuan would remain basically stable with cross-border capital flows becoming more balanced, which will further stabilize foreign exchange reserves, the regulator added... READ MORE

7th May, 2017 0

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

DOLLAR EXTENDS GAINS, SEOUL HITS RECORD BUT MOST ASIA STOCKS FALL


In early European trade London rose 0.4 percent, Paris put on 0.1 percent and Frankfurt gained 0.2 percent... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 0

ASIAN STOCKS RETREAT, DOLLAR HOLDS GAINS ON HAWKISH FED STATEMENT


Gold XAU was flat at 1,238.31 an ounce, failing to regain any of Wednesday's 1.5 percent loss after the dollar strengthened on the Fed's statement... READ MORE

4th May, 2017 0

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Eastern Time the Federal Reserve will announce its latest monetary policy decision, with none of the economists surveyed by Bloomberg expecting any change in rates... READ MORE

3rd May, 2017 214

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

US ECONOMY SOFTENS BUT FED LIKELY TO STAY THE COURSE


The core Consumer Price Index, which excludes volatile food and fuel prices, actually contracted for the first time in seven years... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 0

US ECONOMY SOFTENS BUT FED LIKELY TO STAY THE COURSE


The core Consumer Price Index, which excludes volatile food and fuel prices, actually contracted for the first time in seven years... READ MORE

30th April, 2017 0

EU READIES UNITED BREXIT FRONT, BETS ON MACRON


The U.S. central bank remains on course for monetary policy normalisation, Commerzbank Bernd Weidensteiner said, anticipating two more rate hikes this year... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 0

ECB REMAINS CAUTIOUS DESPITE GROWING CONFIDENCE IN EUROZONE


According to the Commission, economic sentiment across the eurozone is at its highest level for nearly a decade... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 0

SIX YEARS AFTER ECB DISASTER DRAGHI PLOTS A MIDDLE GROUND


Amid a rumbling discussion over the future of ECB's stimulus, some central banks are signaling their exit from unprecedented monetary easing remains far away... READ MORE

27th April, 2017 258

BOJ'S IWATA SAYS CONDUCTING SIMULATION ON EXIT STRATEGY FROM STIMULUS


The challenges associated with unwinding the massive monetary policy stimulus global central banks have unleashed in recent years have drawn renewed attention... READ MORE

25th April, 2017 9

ECB STANDS READY TO SUPPORT BANKS IF NEEDED AFTER FRANCE VOTE


Visco argued that the presence of central bank facilities makes it less likely they'll actually be needed... READ MORE

23rd April, 2017 248

PARIS STOCK MARKET FALLS AFTER ATTACK, BEFORE FRENCH ELECTIONS


The Paris stock market fell on Friday after the latest violent attack in the city and as traders awaited the weekend presidential election in France... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 0

U.S. STOCKS JUMP ON TAX BETS AS TREASURIES SLUMP


Bloomberg's dollar spot index was flat after Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the country will maintain an accommodative monetary policy... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 258

CHINA FOCUS: CHINA'S CAPITAL OUTFLOWS EASE ON FIRMER ECONOMY, YUAN - PEOPLE'S DAILY ONLINE


In Q1 banks' net forex sales stood at 40.9 billion U.S. dollars, down 67 percent from a year ago... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 0

GERMANY'S SCHAEUBLE PRESSES ECB TO UNWIND LOOSE MONETARY POLICY


The Fed has initiated the exit from loose monetary policy... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3

GERMANY'S SCHAEUBLE PRESSES ECB TO UNWIND LOOSE MONETARY POLICY


The Fed has initiated the exit from loose monetary policy... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 3

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Parliament overwhelmingly supported Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a June 8 election, with only 13 of the 535 votes cast opposing the idea... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 156

MNUCHIN PLAYS DOWN FEARS OF A CURRENCY WAR AFTER TRUMP'S DOLLAR REMARK


Mnuchin also said the Trump administration did not deem foreign countries to be manipulating their currency if they did so in a way that benefited Washington... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 2

PROPERTY PRICES JUMP BY ALMOST 20% IN PARTS OF WESTERN IRELAND


Davy Stockbrokers said house price inflation was on track for double digit growth this year... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 9

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

Trending News Headlines : Monetary Policy

AMERICA'S BIGGEST CREDITORS DUMP TREASURIES IN WARNING TO TRUMP


After accounting for hedging costs, 10-year Treasuries yield about 0.9 percent, roughly 10 times the return offered by Japanese government bonds... READ MORE

13th February, 2017 19541

OPTIMISM AMONG U.S. CEOS SHOWS BIGGEST INCREASE SINCE 2009


A gauge reflecting plans for capital spending advanced 18.4 points to an almost three-year high... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 19279

U.S. STOCKS, DOLLAR SLUMP AS REFLATION TRADE FADES


The S&P 500 Index headed for a fourth straight loss, with banks leading the way as a drop in 10-year Treasury yields damped the prospects for higher lending revenue... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 3549

BOND GURU WHO CALLED LAST BEAR MARKET 40 YEARS AGO SAYS GO LONG


Lacy Hunt has lived through something the lion's share of Wall Street hasn't experienced... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 3269

BATTLE OF TITANS: SHOWDOWN LOOMING BETWEEN DONALD TRUMP & US CENTRAL BANK


And there is no more fearsome creature in Washington, DC than the US Federal Reserve, which possesses the power to make and break presidencies... READ MORE

27th January, 2017 3186

JAPAN ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST CASH-DEPENDENT COUNTRIES


Japan is one of the most cash-dependent countries in the world, according to a recent Bank of Japan report... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 2504

WHY NOBODY TRUSTS THE WORLD'S BEST CURRENCY


The regulator in January removed regulations limiting lenders from buying and selling foreign currency outside a 4 percent band on either side of the official exchange rate... READ MORE

23rd March, 2017 2366

NORWAY CENTRAL BANK CHIEF WARNS OF 'SHARP' DROP IN WEALTH FUND


If spending is raised to 4 percent that probability rises to about 5 percent... READ MORE

17th February, 2017 2227

GOLD ISN'T BEHAVING IN PRACTICE THE WAY IT SHOULD IN THEORY


Precious metals initially plunged as investors noted Trump's vow to supercharge the economy with infrastructure spending... READ MORE

21st February, 2017 2162

RICH CHINESE RACE TO APPLY FOR A U.S. GOLDEN VISA


The initiative channels money to high-profile U.S. real estate projects from New York to Miami to California... READ MORE

27th March, 2017 1889

INVESTORS ARE POURING INTO GOLD


On Wednesday, investors poured 413 million into SPDR Gold Shares, the largest ETF backed by the metal, recouping almost half of the money that exited last month... READ MORE

3rd February, 2017 1677

1. IS THE ECONOMY REALLY OUT OF THE WOODS?


Oil and gas contributed 40 percent of Russia's budget revenue in 2016... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 1503

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

DOW PASSES 21,000, DOLLAR JUMPS AS RATE HIKE LOOMS


Robust factory data from China spurred gains in metal prices, while accelerating inflation in Germany added to European stock gains... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 1241

CHINA'S HOLDINGS OF TREASURIES DROPPED IN 2016 BY MOST ON RECORD


Japan, America's largest foreign creditor, trimmed its holdings for a second straight year... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 1211

NAVIGATING EUROPE'S CHOPPY ECONOMIC WATERS: FORECASTS AND UNCERTAINTY


That means unemployment in the eurozone is forecast to drop from 10 percent to 9.1 percent and that improving picture is reflected in forecasts across Europe as well... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 1150

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

INVESTMENT VETERAN FAVORS GOLD ON RISK OF TRUMP 'MISTAKES'


UBS Wealth Management's view on prices is similar to Roche... READ MORE

6th February, 2017 881

BOND TRADERS MASTER FRENCH POLITICS AS LATEST TREASURIES TRIGGER


Trump addresses Congress Tuesday night, and Yellen caps off the week with remarks on the economic outlook Friday afternoon... READ MORE

27th February, 2017 726

HOW THE REST OF THE WORLD PAVED THE WAY FOR A MARCH FED HIKE


Likewise, Yellen said employment and inflation are evolving in line with the Federal Open Market Committee's expectations... READ MORE

5th March, 2017 704

GOLDMAN'S CHIEF ECONOMIST: TRUMP WON'T JUMPSTART ECONOMIC GROWTH


Add Goldman Sachs Group Inc.'s chief economist to the list of those concerned that President Donald Trump won't jumpstart economic growth... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 696

INFRASTRUCTURE STOCKS CLIMB AS TRUMP PLEDGES TO SPEND 'BIG'


This price-weighted basket is comprised of AECOM, Chicago Bridge Iron Co., Fluor Corp., Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., Martin Marietta Materials Inc., Vulcan Materials Co... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 677

BOE'S FORBES VOTES FOR RATE HIKE, OTHERS MAY NOT BE FAR BEHIND


Bank of England policy maker Kristin Forbes voted for an interest-rate increase and some others indicated they may not be far behind her... READ MORE

17th March, 2017 648

THERE'S A HUGE GAP BETWEEN AMERICAN ECONOMIC HOPES AND REALITY


Official government statistics on economic activity, especially in housing, retail sales, and factory production, haven't yet shown the same upside surprises... READ MORE

31st January, 2017 627

MANY FED OFFICIALS SEE RATE HIKE 'FAIRLY SOON,' MINUTES SHOW


Fed officials forecast in December the economy would expand at a 2.1 percent annual rate this year, pushing the unemployment rate down to 4.5 percent... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 625

YELLEN CAN'T HALT TRUMP GOLD RALLY THAT FUNDS BET AGAINST


On the Comex in New York, gold futures have climbed 7.2 percent in 2017 to 1,235 an ounce... READ MORE

20th February, 2017 595

YELLEN SEES MORE RATE HIKES AHEAD IF ECONOMY STAYS ON COURSE


Yellen said the Fed panel's outlook for a moderate pace of growth is based on continued stimulative monetary policy, and a pick-up in global activity... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 579

6 THINGS CHINA CAN DO NEXT TO CONTROL THE FLOOD OF CAPITAL


Banks can convert such funds raised overseas into yuan with the People's Bank of China, helping to boost the central bank's foreign-currency reserves... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 550

FED WAITING TO SEE ECONOMIC RESULTS FROM FLURRY OF TRUMP ACTIONS


U.S. central bankers judge they can raise rates gradually to stay ahead of inflation... READ MORE

2nd February, 2017 497

U.S. STOCKS JUMP ON BANK RISE; DOLLAR SLIPS ON JOBS


The data capped a week that's seen monetary policy makers in Japan, the U.K... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 474


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