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A Central Bank With No Key Rate? Yes, in Singapore

Singapore monetary policy can sound a little back-to-front. While for most countries tighter policy equates to higher borrowing costs, it’s not necessarily the case for the Asian.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

A Central Bank With No Key Rate? Yes, in Singapore

Singapore monetary policy can sound a little back-to-front. While for most countries tighter policy equates to higher borrowing costs, it’s not necessarily the case for the Asian.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 12th, 2018

Minutes show some on Fed still think rate hikes possible

Federal Reserve officials at their recent meeting believed the central bank could remain "patient" in deciding when to adjust interest rates, though some officials thought future rate hikes might still be needed......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews21 hr. 54 min. ago

How Central-Bank Interest-Rate Policy Is Destabilizing Banks

How Central-Bank Interest-Rate Policy Is Destabilizing Banks.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 22nd, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Potential Fed nominee Judy Shelton says she’d seek changes to interest-rate policy

Economist Judy Shelton, a potential nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

How Central-Bank Interest-Rate Policy Is Destabilizing Banks

Authored by Justin Murray via The Mises Institute, Broadly speaking, banks operate under the concept of maturity transformation. Banks take short-term – less than one year – financing.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2019

Currencies: New Zealand dollar falls after central bank cuts rate; U.S. dollar slips

The U.S. dollar is mostly weaker as investors look to trade tensions between the U.S. and China, while New Zealand cuts key rates, driving down its currency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2019

The Fed: Fed’s Clarida pushes back on Trump, Pence call for rate cuts because of low inflation

Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida on Tuesday pushed back on suggestions that the low inflation readings need an emergency response from the central bank.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2019

Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb

Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to lower expectations for a rate cut by the U.S. central bank this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Global stocks fall, dollar, yields climb as Fed rate cut seen less likely

Global equity markets declined for a second straight day on Thursday while the dollar and bond yields rose after comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell caused investors to alter expectations for a rate cut by the central bank this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Bank of England ups growth view, Brexit keeps rate rise on ice

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said investors were underestimating how much the central bank could raise interest rates even as it kept borrowing costs on hold on Thursday due to Brexit uncertainty. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Stocks slip, dollar drifts after Fed cools rate cut bets

The dollar nursed overnight gains while Europe's share markets struggled early on, after the U.S. central bank dampened bets that it might be readying its first interest rate cut in years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Central Banks Settle Cross-Border Payments With Blockchain for First Time

The central banks of Canada and Singapore have for the first time settled cross-border payments using blockchain and central bank digital currencies......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskMay 2nd, 2019

Asian shares flatline after Fed"s neutral message

Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centers - Japan and China - shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the U.S. central bank poured cold water on rate cut expectations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 2nd, 2019

Central banks use blockchain for first time to swap currency

The Bank of Canada and Monetary Authority of Singapore have sent each other digital currencies using blockchain technology, marking the first such successful trial between two central banks......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 2nd, 2019

Asian shares trade sideways as investors await fresh cues

Asian markets marked time on Thursday with two major centers - Japan and China - shut for holidays while the dollar held on to overnight gains after the U.S. central bank poured cold water on rate cut expectations......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments

Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell cast doubt on whether the central bank's next move would be a rate cut......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate-cut hopes

U.S. stocks ended lower on Wednesday and the S&P 500 snapped a three-day streak of record high closes as comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell appeared to dampen hopes the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Wall Street drops after Fed chair dampens rate cut hopes

The S&P 500 snapped its three-day streak of record high closes after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell dampened expectations the central bank could move later this year to cut interest rates. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Market Extra: Weak inflation reading boosts bets for Australian rate cut

Ahead of a heated federal election in Australia, a muted inflation report accelerates bets for the national central bank to cut rates in two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2019

The Fed: Here’s what the market expects from the Fed’s policy review on inflation

The Powell Fed is embarking on a review on interest-rate policy and the market already thinks it knows where central bank will end up......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 24th, 2019