Central Banks / Central Bank Events

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

U.S. bond market takes looming Treasuries deluge in stride

Published 06/08/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. government debt supply will likely continue to boom, but bond market investors seem to be taking it in stride. The [more…]

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Dollar remains steady after U.S. jobs data, focus on yuan

Published 06/08/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held firm against a basket of its peers on Monday after U.S. job data reinforced investors’ expectations the Federal Reserve [more…]

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Published 06/08/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran will ease foreign exchange rules, state TV reported on Sunday, in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency [more…]

Investors pull money from U.S. large-cap stocks as tech retains…

Investors pull money from U.S. large-cap stocks as tech retains…

Published 03/08/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A selloff in big U.S. tech shares wasn’t enough to pull money away from the sector, Bank of America Merrill Lynch strategists [more…]

Some banks in Finland face card payment problems

Some banks in Finland face card payment problems

Published 29/07/2018

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Clients at some banks in Finland have faced problems with the use of their payment cards on Sunday, payment firm Nets said. [more…]

BlackRock’s Rieder halved fund’s emerging market exposure

BlackRock’s Rieder halved fund’s emerging market exposure

Published 27/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) bond investor Rick Rieder halved exposure in recent months to a once-major bet in his portfolios on [more…]

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Markets jitter as founder of Italian ruling party urges euro…

Published 27/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italy should have a “plan B” to quit the euro zone with a referendum if economic conditions dictate, the founder of the [more…]

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Bond yields rise worldwide on BoJ easing talk, stocks slip

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Signs that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) might scale back its monetary stimulus faster than expected sent tremors through bond markets on [more…]

China eyes more vigorous fiscal policy short of strong stimulus

China eyes more vigorous fiscal policy short of strong stimulus

Published 23/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will adopt a more vigorous fiscal policy to help tackle external uncertainties without resorting to strong policy stimulus, state radio said [more…]

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

U.S., euro zone growth readings to tell story of divergence

Published 20/07/2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The U.S. and euro zone economies remain a world apart and growth data due in the coming days will only highlight the [more…]