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Thursday, 12 December 2019 20:05 WIB

The European Central Bank kept monetary stimulus unchanged at President Christine Lagarde™s first policy meeting, shifting the focus to when she™ll announce her review of the institution™s strategy for safeguarding theeuro-zone economy. The ECB kept its deposit rate at a record-low minus 0.5%, and bond purchases at 20 billion euros ($22 billion) a month, sticking to a controversial package unveiled in September. Lagarde, who has said little on monetary policy since starting in November, will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. in Frankfurt. The president could...

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Powell speech: No comments on the policy outlook
Tuesday, 9 July 2019 20:55 WIB | The Fed

In his prepared remarks delivered at the Stress Testing Conference organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Jerome Powell, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, didn't comment on the monetary policy outlook or the economy's state. There won't be a Q&A session and markets will be waiting for Atlanta Fed President Bostic and St. Louis Fed President Bullard's comments later in the session. Meanwhile, the US Dollar Index is holding on to modest daily gains above the 97.50 mark. Source: FXStreet

RBA Cuts Key Rate to 1% as Seen by 21 of 32 Economists
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 11:42 WIB | RBA Ekonomi Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia cuts key interest rate to fresh record low of 1%, in first consecutive monthly reductions since 2012. RBA Governor Philip Lowe says in statement Tuesday: œToday's decision to lower the cash rate will help make further inroads into the spare capacity in the economy. It will assist with faster progress in reducing unemployment and achieve more assured progress towards the inflation target. The Board will continue to monitor developments in the labor market closely and adjust monetary policy if needed to support sustainable growth in the economy and the achievement...

Powell says the Fed is 'grappling' with whether to cut interest rates
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 00:28 WIB | The Fed

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday suggested an interest-rate cut in July, widely expected by investors and economists, is not a done deal. While greater uncertainty about trade and worries about global economy might be starting to show through to economic data, officials dont know how long this may last and how serious the drag might be, the Fed chairman said. œThe question my colleagues and I are grappling with is whether these uncertainties will continue to weigh on the outlook and thus call for additional policy accommodation, Powell said, in brief remarks ahead...

BOE Notes Rising No-Deal Brexit Risk as Rate Kept Unchanged
Thursday, 20 June 2019 18:20 WIB | BOE

The Bank of England said the perceived risk of crashing out of the European Union without a deal had risen as they unanimously voted to keep policy unchanged. While officials, led by Governor Mark Carney, said they still see the need for interest-rate hikes in coming years if their forecasts bear out, they also acknowledged that investors are taking a different view than the bank's assumption of a smooth Brexit. That has pushed down the pound and market expectations for future interest rates, the Monetary Policy Committee said in the minutes of its June meeting.  The market moves...

BOJ Stands Pat as Fed and ECB Signal Possible Rate Cuts Ahead
Thursday, 20 June 2019 10:19 WIB | Ekonomi Jepang Bank of Japan BOJ

The Bank of Japan kept monetary policy unchanged Thursday, just hours after the Federal Reserve became the latest central bank to signal a willingness to cut interest rates in the face of rising threats to economic growth. The BOJ maintained its interest rates and asset purchases, it said in a statement. All 50 economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted no change. Governor Haruhiko Kurodas views on the economic outlook and the possibility of additional stimulus will be in focus when he holds a news conference at 3:30 p.m. He is likely to reaffirm his willingness to add...

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No-Deal Brexit Riskiest For Financial Stability: BoE's Carney
Monday, 25 February 2019 18:17 WIB

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday that the possibility of Britain leaving the European Union next month without a transition deal ranked as the riskiest Brexit scenario for the...

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BOJ Maintains Key Interest Rates and Forward Guidance
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 10:06 WIB

Bank of Japan maintains 10-year JGB yield target at about zero percent after ending a two-day meeting on Tuesday. Keeps policy balance rate at -0.1%. Central bank leaves forward guidance and asset...