Currency Intervention

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Big FX platforms see e-trading volumes drop over past three years: BIS

Published 09/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Turnover on some of the world’s biggest currency-trading venues has dropped as falling market volatility prompts some global banks to route more [more…]

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Stocks rally on Chinese data boost, cautious trade optimism

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets rebounded on Monday as decent manufacturing data in China and renewed optimism over a trade deal eroded some of the [more…]

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Euro zone inflation rises quicker than expected in November

Published 29/11/2019

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation accelerated faster than expected in November on a rise in food and services prices, likely comforting European Central Bank [more…]

Saudi central bank says Aramco IPO not causing liquidity issues for banks

Saudi central bank says Aramco IPO not causing liquidity issues for banks

Published 24/11/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank is monitoring banking indicators on a daily basis and is not seeing any impact on liquidity from oil [more…]

Saudi central bank governor reiterates banking sector is very liquid

Saudi central bank governor reiterates banking sector is very liquid

Published 24/11/2019

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s banking sector has a high level of liquidity, its central bank governor said on Sunday, as banks in the Gulf [more…]

Furor erupts in Italy over euro zone bailout fund reform

Furor erupts in Italy over euro zone bailout fund reform

Published 19/11/2019

ROME (Reuters) - Proposals to reform the euro zone’s bailout fund are creating a political storm in Italy, where parties and institutions are battling over [more…]

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Euro sees sigh of relief as dollar weakens on US-China trade deal hopes

Published 18/11/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro enjoyed a small respite on Monday, jumping to an 11-day high versus the U.S. dollar, on expectations that Washington and [more…]

Timeline: Lebanon’s ordeal – Economic and political crises since civil war

Timeline: Lebanon’s ordeal – Economic and political crises since civil war

Published 18/11/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Demonstrations against Lebanon’s ruling elite have plunged the country into political turmoil at a time of acute economic crisis, driven by deepening [more…]

China October new bank loans dip to 22-month low, more easing expected

China October new bank loans dip to 22-month low, more easing expected

Published 11/11/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - New bank loans in China fell more than expected to the lowest in 22 months in October, but the drop was likely [more…]

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Russian central bank sees some room for further rate cut

Published 11/11/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia’s central bank sees some room to further cut its key rate, First Deputy Governor Ksenia Yudayeva said on Monday. “...in principle, [more…]