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Brazil"s Central Bank Stands Pat for First Time in 13 Meetings

Brazil’s central bank unexpectedly left its benchmark interest rate unchanged, citing a more challenging and volatile situation in world economies......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 16th, 2018

Turkish central bank raises key rate and helps lift currency

Turkey's currency, the lira, has fallen to an all-time record low against the dollar amid fears of economic instability as the country heads toward snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 23rd, 2018

Turkey central bank move pushes LLW lending rate to 16.5% from 13.5%

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 23rd, 2018

Turkey"s Economic Crisis & a Closer Look at its ETF

The Turkish lira has weakened against the dollar and gone beyond 4.5 for the first time, indicating remedial measures by the central bank. How is TUR placed? From being an emerging market with thriving investment opp.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 21st, 2018

Brazilian Real Rout Returns Despite Hawkish Central Bank "Hold"

Brazil's central bank (BCB) surprised the market by foregoing a final rate cut overnight in what seemed like a hawkish effort to stem the tide of collapse in its currency. For a few brief minutes it worked... but the Real is no collapsing lower ag.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 17th, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead: U.S. Housing Starts, China Retail Sales, Brazil Rate Decision

In the week ahead, China issues data on business activity, Brazil’s central bank releases a policy statement, and the U.S. will see reports on retail sales, housing starts and industrial production......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 13th, 2018

Argentine peso hits record low against dollar

The Argentina peso hit a all-time low against the U.S. dollar on Friday, just three days after last setting a historic mark. The Central Bank of Argentina has been intervening in.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 11th, 2018

Argentina Central Bank Boosts Main Rate to 40% in Third Rise in Eight Days

Argentina’s central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates for the third time in eight days Friday in an attempt to prop up its faltering currency, as the country finds itself once again battling a financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Argentina’s third central-bank hike in eight days puts key lending rate at 40%

Argentina’s central bank on Friday raised rates for the third time in eight days as it aims to stem the rapid depreciation of its currency amid high inflation, a move that led markets to rally......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2018

Argentina ETFs rise after central bank raises interest rates to 40%

Exchange-traded funds that track Argentina's equity market rose on Friday, after the country's central bank raised interest rates for the third time.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2018

Argentina Hikes Rates To 40% To Stall Currency, Bond Market Collapse

It may be time to cry for Argentina... The Central Bank of Argentina (B.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 4th, 2018

Argentine Markets Tumble as Emergency Rate Rises Jolt Investors

Argentine markets swooned after the central bank unexpectedly raised its policy rate for the second time in a week, spooking investors who see the moves as an emergency measure to stem the rapid depreciation of the peso......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018

Norway"s central bank leaves key policy rate unchanged at 0.5%

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 3rd, 2018

ECB Capitulates On Defusing Eurozone"s "$1 Trillion Ticking Time Bomb"

In late 2017, the ECB surprised central bank watchers, briefly spooked markets, and angered many Italians, with its pla.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 23rd, 2018

Time"s ripe for an independent BRICS credit rating agency: S C Garg

India has pressed the BRICS nations to set up an independent rating agency of the five-member group. The first meeting of the BRICS Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors was held on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Spring.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018

Urjit Patel, most MPC members signal shift to hawkish stance: RBI minutes

Deputy Governor Acharya was of the opinion that the central bank should wait for some more time before withdrawing monetary accommodation.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 19th, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead: Fed Minutes, China Trade Surplus and CPI

This week, the U.S. Federal Reserve and European Central Bank release minutes of their latest meetings, and China reports import, export and inflation data......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 8th, 2018

Signs From The Peak: Carlyle Group"s Rubenstein Admits "Never Been Easier" To Raise Money

In the latest indication of just how much money is sloshing around the global financial system after nine years of unceasing central bank asset purchases, Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein admits that it's "n.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge4 hr. 55 min. ago

Trump signs biggest rollback of bank rules since financial crisis

U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Thursday a bill that would ease rules on most banks for the first time since the 2007-2009 financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral13 hr. 40 min. ago

Petrobras Responds To Brazilian Trucking Strike — And Receives 3 Big Downgrades

Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE: PBR), also known as Petrobras, was downgraded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley Thursday after announcing that it will temporarily cut diesel prices in Brazil. Latest Ratings for PBR D.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzinga16 hr. 10 min. ago

The Tell: How Federal Reserve rate hikes always end up creating ‘a meaningful crisis somewhere’

Virtually every round of interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve has ended up creating a “meaningful crisis,” says Deutsche Bank strategist Alan Ruskin. This time probably won’t be different......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch17 hr. 25 min. ago