Eyes on Fed, BOJ, Europe's bank stress test Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM

By Balazs Koranyi

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Central banks from Washington to Tokyo take center stage next week, although policymakers are likely to remain cautious as they wait for the dust to settle from Britain's shock vote to leave the EU.

As they wait for political reassurances and greater clarity over the likely impact of the move, central banks have mostly avoided action since Britain's June 23 referendum, calming jittery markets with... (continue reading...)


ECB Leaves Deposit Facility Rate Unchanged, Main Rate Unchanged, Keeps Asset Purchase Program at 80B Euros Jul 21, 2016 07:46AM

ECB Leaves Deposit Facility Rate Unchanged, Main Rate Unchanged, Keeps Asset Purchase Program at 80B Euros


ECB Keeps Rates Unchanged Jul 21, 2016 07:46AM

ECB Keeps Rates Unchanged.

ECB Statement:

At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest rate on the main refinancing operations and the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and the deposit facility will remain unchanged at 0.00%, 0.25% and -0.40% respectively. The Governing Council continues to expect the key ECB interest rates to remain at present or lower levels for an extended period of time, and well past the horizon of the... (continue reading...)


British slide into recession to force BoE's hand next month: Reuters Poll Jul 20, 2016 08:21AM

By Jonathan Cable

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's economy will slide back into recession in the coming year, forcing the Bank of England next month to cut interest rates and start purchasing bonds again to support growth, according to a Reuters poll of economists.

Britain's June 23 vote to quit the European Union sent shockwaves through global financial markets and economists participating in the Reuters poll taken in the past week slashed... (continue reading...)


Japan may be on route for a "soft" form of helicopter money Jul 15, 2016 06:48AM

By Leika Kihara

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese policymakers, who won't go as far as funding government spending through direct debt monetization, might pursue a mix of aggressive fiscal and monetary expansion to battle deflation, say sources familiar with the matter.

In the past week, Japanese markets have seen hyped-up speculation that the government will resort to using what's called "helicopter money", where a central bank directly finances... (continue reading...)


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