Central Banks / Central Bank Events

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Turkey’s Erdogan plans to take greater control of economy: Bloomberg

Published 15/05/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan said he plans to take greater control of the economy after presidential elections next month and the central bank [more…]

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Published 15/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Damaging revelations of widespread misconduct in Australia’s banking sector could hurt house price growth and household spending, the country’s central bank said [more…]

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Thieves suck millions out of Mexican banks in transfer heist

Published 15/05/2018

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thieves siphoned hundreds of millions of pesos out of Mexican banks, including No. 2 Banorte, by creating phantom orders that wired [more…]

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

Published 11/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve board will hold a public vote on whether to lift growth restrictions on scandal-hit Wells Fargo following pressure from [more…]

Merkel stresses German conditions for euro zone reforms

Merkel stresses German conditions for euro zone reforms

Published 07/05/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday her conservative bloc wanted a reduction in European banking sector risks before a banking union [more…]

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

Published 07/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A resurgent dollar and higher borrowing costs are smashing through Argentina and Turkey’s currencies like a wrecking ball and raising the likelihood [more…]

Malaysia central bank seen holding key rate on moderating core…

Malaysia central bank seen holding key rate on moderating core…

Published 07/05/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s central bank is expected to leave its benchmark interest rate unchanged at a policy meeting on Thursday, a day after [more…]

Argentina curbs peso’s fall though risks linger

Argentina curbs peso’s fall though risks linger

Published 07/05/2018

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina likely stopped a run on the peso with a massive rate hike and lower fiscal deficit target on Friday, though [more…]

Fed’s Quarles says paying ‘a lot’ of attention to spread of machine…

Fed’s Quarles says paying ‘a lot’ of attention to spread of machine…

Published 07/05/2018

AMELIA ISLAND, Florida (Reuters) - Federal Reserve vice chair for supervision Randal Quarles said the central bank is in the early stages of studying how [more…]