Keyword: Monetary policy

  • Draghi reveals 'increasing caution' within ECB
    Draghi reveals 'increasing caution' within ECB
    12/13

    According to the European Central Bank chief, the drivers of recovery still in place, but "weaker," and "for a while now." Mario Draghi told reporters in Frankfurt on Thursday that policymakers are asking themselves &...

  • ECB slightly trims growth outlook for this year, 2019
    ECB slightly trims growth outlook for this year, 2019
    12/13

    Mario Draghi told reporters "softer external demand" is affecting the economy and that there may be "slower momentum ahead" even though domestic demand, investment and labor market are robust. The president of the Eur...

  • ECB keeps rates unchanged, announces end of QE
    ECB keeps rates unchanged, announces end of QE
    12/13

    The European Central Bank kept its interest rates unchanged on Thursday. Policy makers said they expect interest rates to remain at present levels "at least through the summer of 2019." The EU central bankers decided that the i...

  • Bullard: Fed could postpone December rate hike
    Bullard: Fed could postpone December rate hike
    12/7

    President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve bank James Bullard said on Friday that the Fed could consider delaying its widely anticipated December interest rate hike til January because of an inverted yield curve. "Yield curve invers...

  • Fed mulling 'wait-and-see' tactics after rate hike - report
    Fed mulling 'wait-and-see' tactics after rate hike - report
    12/6

    The Federal Reserve is mulling a new "wait-and-see" tactics if they implement a highly expected interest rate hike later in December, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The change in the central bank's approach t...

  • Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    Fed's Bostic says interest rates are almost 'neutral'
    12/6

    President of the Atlanta Federal Reserve Raphael Bostic said on Thursday that he believes the interest rates are "within shouting distance of neutral," media reported. During his speech at the University of Georgia, the officia...

  • Fed Beige Book: Growth stays modest to moderate
    Fed Beige Book: Growth stays modest to moderate
    12/5

    From mid-October through late November, new home construction and sales of existing houses and flats tended to decline or hold steady, the United States Federal Reserve said on Wednesday in this year's eighth and ultimate regular rep...

  • Ports aren't ready for no deal Brexit – BoE chief
    Ports aren't ready for no deal Brexit – BoE chief
    12/4

    Mark Carney expressed the view on Tuesday that "infrastructure is not in place" for a disorderly departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The Port of Dover is "highly specialized, the governor of the Bank o...

  • Carney: Long rule taking is highly undesirable for UK
    Carney: Long rule taking is highly undesirable for UK
    12/4

    The risk of being a "rule taker" rather than "rule maker," according to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, "goes up in time." Pressed by legislators from the House of Commons about the possibility the Uni...

  • Carney slams 'entirely unfair' Brexit paper critics
    Carney slams 'entirely unfair' Brexit paper critics
    12/4

    Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the institution's policymakers and supervisors have "used forms of words to provide comfort around the fact" that they "provided resilience in the core of the system." Spe...

  • ECB's Weidmann: Our moves depend on data
    ECB's Weidmann: Our moves depend on data
    12/3

    Jens Weidmann told the audience at an event in Frankfurt on Monday that the trust of citizens in Europe must be regained and stressed the factors which make monetary conditions relaxed even after the announced finish to the bond-buying p...

  • Neutral rate range goes to 3.5% – Fed's Quarles
    Neutral rate range goes to 3.5% – Fed's Quarles
    12/3

    The Federal Reserve's vice chair for supervision told participants at an event organized by the Council on Foreign Relations that economic trends show policymakers are "doing a pretty good job" in preventing the inflation f...

  • Fed is data-oriented, Mnuchin says
    Fed is data-oriented, Mnuchin says
    12/3

    United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin stated to CNBC that he believes the current Federal Reserve officials are "data-oriented" and make their decisions based on numbers. "They will react to numbers, this is not ...

  • Fed's Kaplan: Economy in 2019 may look very different
    Fed's Kaplan: Economy in 2019 may look very different
    12/3

    President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Robert Kaplan stated that the domestic economy may shape up differently by the end of the first half of next year, FT reported on Monday. According to the central banker, fiscal stimulus so...

  • Kashkari: Rates should be intact when job creation is strong
    Kashkari: Rates should be intact when job creation is strong
    11/30

    Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari told CNBC on Friday that the Fed should refrain from raising rates at time when job creation is "strong" and inflation remains "tame." He said he thinks the ...

  • Fed minutes: December rate hike possible
    Fed minutes: December rate hike possible
    11/29

    Another interest rate hike is possible in December, according to the minutes of the United States Federal Reserve released on Thursday. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) pointed towards the possibility of the Fed raising benchmark...

  • ECB warns of risk surge in emerging markets, debt
    ECB warns of risk surge in emerging markets, debt
    11/29

    The Eurozone is benefiting from economic expansion and improvements in the resilience of banks, while volatility episodes haven't endangered the global financial system, but the threat of external risks has become stronger, the Europ...

  • Carney: Crashing out is 'very remote' Brexit option
    Carney: Crashing out is 'very remote' Brexit option
    11/29

    Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said it is only "agnostic" and "sensible" to take necessary measures in Brexit contingency. He told the BBC on Thursday that "some time" is needed to prepare for differen...

  • UK isn't completely ready for no deal Brexit – Carney
    UK isn't completely ready for no deal Brexit – Carney
    11/28

    Following the release of the results of regular stress tests and the assessment of risks associated with Britain's departure from the European Union, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said the transition period should last as long...

  • Rate hikes to show impact in year or more – Powell
    Rate hikes to show impact in year or more – Powell
    11/28

    The head of the United States Federal Reserve expressed belief financial stability risks are "moderate" and that the largest lenders are able to withstand an "extremely severe downturn." However, there are areas where...