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Thursday, 19 September 2019 18:28 WIB

In a widely expected decision, the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee held the policy rate unchanged at 0.75% with a unanimous vote. The asset purchase facility remained steady at €435 billion as well. With the initial market reaction, the British pound weakened modestly and the GBP/USD pair was last seen trading at 1.2450, losing 0.15% on the day. Below are some key takeaways from the monetary policy statement, per Reuters. "Uk GDP growth of +0.2% in Q3 2019 (August Q3 forecast +0.3%)." "Staff forecast inflation will stay under 2% target for rest of 2019, due largely to base...

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Tuesday, 5 March 2019 11:13 WIB | RBA

Australias central bank held its nerve in the face of a credit squeeze and tumbling property prices, keeping interest rates unchanged as it waits to see how consumers respond. Governor Philip Lowe and his board kept the cash rate at 1.5 percent Tuesday -- as expected by money markets and economists -- saying in a statement: œthe main domestic uncertainty continues to be the strength of household consumption in the context of weak growth in household income and falling housing prices in some cities. The Australian dollar was little changed, buying 70.84 U.S....

Fed Chief Powell Says Economy Sending 'Conflicting Signals'
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 22:16 WIB | Federal Reserve

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the economy has been sending "conflicting signals" that justify a "patient approach" on future changes to interest rates. œWhile we view current economic conditions as healthy and the economic outlook as favorable, over the past few months we have seen some crosscurrents and conflicting signals, Powell said in testimony prepared for delivery to the Senate Banking Committee. The Fed chairman did not give a ringing endorsement of the economic outlook, saying only that in January œmy colleagues and I generally expected the...

BoE's Vlieghe: Likely to keep policy on hold or ease after no-deal Brexit
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 17:58 WIB | GDP Inggris U.K. Inflation Rate

The BoE Governor Mark Carney, testifying before parliament's Treasury Committee this Tuesday, said that we aren't seeing any liquidity stress in the market but stand ready to provide liquidity in all major currencies. Adding to this, the BoE MPC member Gertjan Vlieghe said that the direction of rate moves after non-deal Brexit will be a trade-off between supporting the economy and stopping temporary inflation overshoot. After a no-deal Brexit, likely to keep policy on hold or ease, Vlieghe added further. Meanwhile, the GBP/USD pair continued scaling higher and might now eye a...

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

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 stability of the financial services industry. œThe biggest issue from a financial stability perspective, from a market integrity perspective, from a continuity perspective, is a no-deal scenario by the end of March, Carney said at a news conference. Brexit is scheduled to take place on March 29 and lawmakers in London have yet to approve a deal that would smooth Britain's departure from the...

Fed Minutes Show Officials Unsure on Need for Rate Hikes in 2019
Thursday, 21 February 2019 02:26 WIB | Federal Reserve The Fed Ekonomi AS

Minutes of the Federal Reserves January meeting showed officials debated whether increases in borrowing costs might be needed later this year, shedding additional light on the central banks pivot away from projecting gradual interest-rate hikes. œMany participants suggested that it was not yet clear what adjustments to the target range for the federal funds rate may be appropriate later this year, according to the record of the Federal Open Market Committees Jan. 29-30 gathering released Wednesday in Washington. While several said rate hikes might be necessary...

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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...

MONETARY
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...