Central Banks / Central Bank Events

Coronavirus concerns spur odd market moves

Coronavirus concerns spur odd market moves

Published 24/02/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Some asset prices are moving together in unusual ways, an indication that investors may be preparing their portfolios for a coronavirus-led [more…]

Shifting sands of inflation unsettle top bankers at Riyadh G20 meeting

Shifting sands of inflation unsettle top bankers at Riyadh G20 meeting

Published 23/02/2020

RIYADH/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Central bankers from the United States, Japan and the euro zone meeting in the desert kingdom of Saudi Arabia this weekend had [more…]

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

German growth to remain weak in first quarter as coronavirus hits: Bundesbank

Published 17/02/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German economic growth will remain weak in the first quarter of 2020, weighed down by weak exports and the coronavirus outbreak in [more…]

Take Five: In sickness and in health

Take Five: In sickness and in health

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - 1/CHINA ON SICK LEAVE A leap in coronavirus cases in Hubei gave markets pause, for all of 24 hours. Then attention shifted back [more…]

Norway’s 2020 headline inflation seen easing to 1.5%: wage commission

Norway’s 2020 headline inflation seen easing to 1.5%: wage commission

Published 17/02/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian headline inflation rate is forecast to ease in 2020 to 1.5 percent for the year from 2.2% in 2019, a publicly [more…]

China slowly gets back to work as nearly 100 more die from coronavirus

China slowly gets back to work as nearly 100 more die from coronavirus

Published 10/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday as the government eased some restrictions on working during a [more…]

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Norway’s core inflation rebounds, boosting currency

Published 10/02/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s consumer prices rose sharply in January from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, strengthening the crown currency ahead of [more…]

No phones, no leaks: How Lagarde is making her mark on ECB

No phones, no leaks: How Lagarde is making her mark on ECB

Published 10/02/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Gathered in a German mountain castle last November for an evening retreat that ended with a whiskey-tasting, rebel European Central Bank policymakers [more…]

Turkey reduces fees banks can charge commercial, financial clients

Turkey reduces fees banks can charge commercial, financial clients

Published 10/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has reduced the range and the levels of fees and commissions that banks can charge clients, according to central bank and [more…]

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Turkish inflation climbs more than expected to above 12%

Published 03/02/2020

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey’s consumer price inflation rose a bit more than expected to 12.15% year-on-year in January, official data showed on Monday, climbing for [more…]