Central Banks / Central Bank Events

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Darkening ‘global economic skies’ pull stocks lower

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stocks fell for a third straight day on Friday, and were set for their first weekly loss in seven, as investors [more…]

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Key ECB supervision role to go unfilled in board-room impasse

Published 08/02/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A key euro zone banking supervision role is set to go unfilled for an indefinite time after ECB chief Mario Draghi failed [more…]

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Investors pump record amounts of cash in emerging markets: BAML

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pumped record high volumes of cash into emerging markets shares and bonds in the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch [more…]

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Slowing global economic growth to deter U.S. rate hikes: RBC’s Bishop

Published 07/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. central bankers are done raising domestic interest rates amid signals from Asia and Europe that global economic growth is sputtering, [more…]

Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment

Small-cap stocks shrug off debt concerns, for the moment

Published 05/02/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Small-cap stocks were among the biggest losers during the stock market’s rout late last year as investors worried about high leverage, [more…]

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Long winter’s nap? Global slowdown, market fears could extend Fed…

Published 28/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ebbing global growth and shaky financial markets threw the U.S. Federal Reserve off course in early 2016, and it took nearly a [more…]

Venezuela opposition leader urges Britain not to give gold to Maduro

Venezuela opposition leader urges Britain not to give gold to Maduro

Published 28/01/2019

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaido has asked British authorities to stop President Nicolas Maduro gaining access to gold reserves [more…]

China’s industrial profits shrink again in Dec. on weak prices, demand

China’s industrial profits shrink again in Dec. on weak prices, demand

Published 28/01/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Earnings at China’s industrial firms shrank for a second straight month in December, putting pressure on policymakers to support industries hurt by [more…]

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Mastercard says plans to apply for China license to clear card…

Published 26/01/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. payments card company Mastercard Inc said on Friday it still plans to apply for a bankcard clearing license in China and [more…]

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Barclays lowers U.S. first quarter GDP growth view to 2.5 percent

Published 23/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barclays economists said on Wednesday they reduced their outlook on U.S. economic growth in the first quarter to an annualized rate [more…]