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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

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) stabilizing, possible gains toward 1.3745

Singapore Dollar: USD/SGD (SGD=X) stabilizing, possible gains toward 1.3745 Economists see Malaysia’s central bank holding its key interest rate steady at 3.25 per cent for the rest of the year, with the possibility of an.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJul 29th, 2018

Fed"s Bostic Sees Growth, Need for "Gradual" Rate Rises

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic offered an upbeat take on the economy Tuesday and said he believes the central bank should press forward with interest-rate increases to keep the expansion moving forward......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj9 hr. 18 min. ago

Fed should take "foot off the gas," on interest-rate accommodation: Bostic

The U.S. central bank should take its "pol.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch10 hr. 33 min. ago

Market Extra: Sweden’s central bank seen setting the stage for a rate hike

When it comes to one component of monetary policy normalization, Sweden’s central bank looks likely to raise rates long before the European Central Bank......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 22nd, 2018

Fed"s Bullard Says It Is Still a Mistake for Central Bank to Project Rate Rises

St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said Thursday that a modernized way of looking at a venerable monetary-policy rule supports his belief that no rate rises are needed right now......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 18th, 2018

Stocks close lower after Fed hints at more rate hikes

Stocks ended lower Wednesday after a summary of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting showed the central bank is leaning toward more interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Stocks close lower after Fed hints at more rate hikes

Stocks ended lower Wednesday after a summary of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting showed the central bank is leaning toward more interest rate hikes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Stocks slide after Fed minutes point to more rate hikes

Stocks fell in volatile trading Wednesday after a summary of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting showed the central bank was leaning toward more rate hikes moving forward......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

Stocks slide after Fed minutes point to more rate hikes

Stocks fell in volatile trading Wednesday after a summary of the Federal Reserve’s most recent meeting showed the central bank was leaning toward more rate hikes moving forward......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 17th, 2018

China"s central bank still has plenty of tools to counter detrimental trade war effect: Governor

"We still have plenty of monetary instruments in terms of interest rate policy, in terms of required reserve ratio. We have plenty of room for adjustment, in case we need it," said Yi Gang, the governor of the People's Bank of China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

China"s central bank still has plenty of tools to counter detrimental trade war effect: Governor

"We still have plenty of monetary instruments in terms of interest rate policy, in terms of required reserve ratio. We have plenty of room for adjustment, in case we need it," said Yi Gang, the governor of the People's Bank of China......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 14th, 2018

Fed Officials See Strong Economy Justifying Interest Rate Rises

Though the central bank has boosted rates—drawing criticism from President Trump—it sees falling unemployment, economic growth and the return of normal inflation as other factors behind the rise......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

"The Fed has gone crazy": Trump lays blame for market nosedive

President Trump called the Federal Reserve’s recent interest-rate increases “a mistake,” suggesting that the central bank was to blame after Wednesday's stock-market plunge. Photo: AP Images.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 11th, 2018

Call "em crazy, but Fed officials likely to keep raising rates

A stock sell-off, rising trade tension with China, slower global growth and verbal pressure from the White House are unlikely to dent the U.S. Federal Reserve's rate hike plans in an economy performing in line with the central bank's forecasts......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 11th, 2018

Trump Called the Fed’s Rate Hikes ‘Crazy.’ The Banking World Respectfully Disagrees

Central bank independence is good, says pretty much everyone. After President Donald Trump attacked the Federal Reserve over it.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Singapore Moves to Help Crypto Startups Receive Banking Services

Singapore's central bank is building relationships to ensure local crypto-focused startups receive domestic banking services......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Fed’s Williams says he expects more ‘gradual’ rate hikes

New York Fed President John Williams reiterated in a speech Tuesday that a bright economic outlook calls for more central bank interest-rate increases......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) caution ahead of a central bank meeting on Friday

Singapore: STI Index (.STI) caution ahead of a central bank meeting on Friday  Philippine shares snapped a three-day losing streak on Tuesday, while Singapore fell for a fourth straight session on caution ahead of .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 9th, 2018

Fed"s Kaplan Voices Support for Three More Rate Increases

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said he still favors the central bank raising short-term interest rates three more times before deciding whether more increases will be necessary to keep the economy on an even keel......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018

Fed"s Kaplan Is "Comfortable" With Another Three Rate Rises

Dallas Fed leader Robert Kaplan said he supports the U.S. central bank pressing forward “gradually and patiently” with interest-rate increases......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 9th, 2018