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Tuesday, 2 October 2018 11:49 WIB

The following is a reformatted version of a statement published Tuesday on the Reserve Bank of Australia's website, after Governor Philip Lowe and his board kept the overnight cash-rate target at 1.5 percent. At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 percent. The global economic expansion is continuing. A number of advanced economies are growing at an above-trend rate and unemployment rates are low. Growth in China has slowed a little, with the authorities easing policy while continuing to pay close attention to the risks in the financial sector....

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The Federal Reserve on Wednesday raised interest rates for the third time this year and signaled it was prepared to increase again in December, as it also altered language that could mean a slowing in the pace of future increases. After the end of a two-day meeting, the Fed said in a statement that it has increased its target for its benchmark lending rates to a range between 2% to 2.25%. Rates are now at their highest level since shortly after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in the fall of 2008. The decision was unanimous. At the same time officials removed key language that policy was...

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The Swiss National Bank (SNB) board members decided to leave the benchmark sight deposit rate unchanged at -0.75% at its quarterly monetary assessment held today. The central bank maintained the 3-Month Libor Target Range steady between -1.25% to -0.25%, as widely expected. Fxstreet

BoJ leaves monetary policy unchanged
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At its monetary policy meeting today, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) made no changes to its monetary policy settings, holding rates at -10bps while maintaining 10yr JGB yield target at 0.00%. The BoJ vote was 7 to 2, leaving its pledge to buy JGBs unchanged so that its holdings increase at an annual pace of around 80 trln yen. Reuters

ECB Draghi : Do More To Shore Up Banking Sector
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European Central Bank president Mario Draghi urged eurozone governments on Tuesday to take further action to shore up the region's banking sector, including by creating a common insurance plan for bank deposits. Speaking in Paris, Mr. Draghi said that while European governments had built a single system for supervising banks and managing bank failures in recent years, "more needs to be done." In particular, governments should harmonize the bloc's rules on how to treat bank liquidity, complete the common resolution system, and lay "the groundwork for the creation of an effective deposit...

European Central Bank Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged
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The European Central Bank, as expected left interest rates unchanged on Thursday and reiterated its plan to scale down the size of its bond-buying program next month and end purchases in December. The ECB left its main lending rate, known as the refi rate, at 0%, while the paid on deposits left overnight at the central bank remains at minus 0.4% and the rate on the marginal lending facility remains at 0.25%. The ECB repeated that it expects rates to remain at present levels at least through the summer of 2019. The ECB plans to reduce the size of its monthly bond purchases from 30 billion...

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