Monetary / Fiscal Policy / Policy Makers

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Turkish assets rally after opposition wins Istanbul election

Published 24/06/2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The Turkish lira, bonds and shares gained on Monday after the opposition dealt a stinging blow to President Tayyip Erdogan by winning [more…]

Dollar struggles after biggest weekly drop in four months- G20 eyed

Dollar struggles after biggest weekly drop in four months- G20 eyed

Published 24/06/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar was on the back foot on Monday after sustaining its biggest weekly drop in four months last week as traders [more…]

India central bank deputy governor Acharya resigns before end of term

India central bank deputy governor Acharya resigns before end of term

Published 24/06/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has resigned six months before the scheduled end of his term in office, [more…]

Thai central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth:…

Thai central bank seen holding key rate despite flagging growth:…

Published 24/06/2019

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s central bank is expected to keep its benchmark policy rate steady on Wednesday for a fourth straight meeting, a Reuters poll [more…]

U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside…

U.S. explores requiring domestic 5G equipment to be made outside…

Published 23/06/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is looking to require next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the United States to be designed and manufactured outside [more…]

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed’s Powell: NBC interview

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed’s Powell: NBC interview

Published 23/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’ news program that he has the power to demote Federal [more…]

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Fed’s ‘pivot’ is following bond market’s…

DoubleLine’s Gundlach says Fed’s ‘pivot’ is following bond market’s…

Published 19/06/2019

(Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital and the most widely followed bond investor, said the Federal Reserve’s dovish turn in its policy [more…]

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Indonesia seen keeping key rate steady, more chance of cut later:…

Published 18/06/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Bank Indonesia is expected to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at a policy review on Thursday, but it may begin to [more…]

Kuroda says BOJ will debate rising overseas economic risks this week

Kuroda says BOJ will debate rising overseas economic risks this week

Published 18/06/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will “certainly” debate heightening overseas risks at a rate review this week, [more…]

China’s home prices growth fastest in five months, raises policy…

China’s home prices growth fastest in five months, raises policy…

Published 18/06/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing [more…]