Currency Intervention

ECB’s tiered rate is cold comfort for euro zone banks

ECB’s tiered rate is cold comfort for euro zone banks

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is giving euro zone banks a small reprieve from a penalty charge on their idle cash but this [more…]

Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference

Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference

Published 12/09/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank approved a fresh stimulus package as expected on Thursday, cutting interest rates and approving a new round of [more…]

Argentina returns to currency controls as debt crisis spirals

Argentina returns to currency controls as debt crisis spirals

Published 02/09/2019

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina’s government authorized currency controls on Sunday in an about-face by President Mauricio Macri, who had previously lifted many protectionist practices [more…]

Stimulus hopes support stocks, ease pressure on bonds

Stimulus hopes support stocks, ease pressure on bonds

Published 19/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global equity markets rose on Monday on signs that major economies would look to prop up stalling growth with fresh stimulus measures, [more…]

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Lack of G7, IMF support seen dimming impact of U.S. move on China’s…

Published 11/08/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China is unlikely to face serious consequences from the Trump administration’s decision to label it a currency manipulator given the apparent lack [more…]

From Belarus to Bahrain, the small states going big on cryptocurrency

From Belarus to Bahrain, the small states going big on cryptocurrency

Published 29/07/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - When Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko met entrepreneur Viktor Prokopenya in March 2017, their discussion was scheduled to last for an hour but [more…]