Central Banks

What to expect from the European Central Bank this Thursday?
October 24, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets The European Central Bank (ECB) is set to announce its interest rate policy this Thursday. Market participants are widely expecting the rate to remain on hold, but most importantly, the “language” and t...

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Up Next: The Bank of Canada Rate Decision
October 22, 2018

One of the must-watch economic events this week will be the Bank of Canada interest rate decision. The decision is scheduled to be announced on Wednesday at 14:00 PM London time. It will be the first meeting since the new United States–Mexico–Can...

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A Fourth RRR cut by the PBOC
October 11, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky  @DeeptaGOMarkets As PBOC slashed its Reserve Requirement Ratio (RRR) for large institutions and smaller banks, investors are trying to understand the rationale and implications of this action because it is the fourth cut fo...

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FOMC Brief – Sep 2018 Rate Hike
September 28, 2018

    Yesterday, the US Federal Reserve announced the raising of interest rates from to 2.00%~2.25%. Most Fed officials agreed (12 people out of 16) in principle to raise the rate, in line with market expectations, and according ...

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Fundamental and Technical Forecasts Ahead of the FOMC meeting
September 24, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky The FOMC Meeting is set to be the highlight of the week as it might revive the rising trend of the US dollar. Watchful eyes are glued to the reactions of the financial markets as the new tariffs officially take effect toda...

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Bank of England Rate Decision – Preview
September 12, 2018

All the talk about whether Mark Carney will leave the Bank of England in 2019 or not has ended, the current Bank of England governor has extended his stay at the central bank until January 2020 as Chancellor Philip Hammond announced it on Tuesday...

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RBA’s Next Move: Up, Down or On Hold?
August 31, 2018

By Deepta Bolaky After a Liberal leadership crisis hit the Australian dollar last week, the victory of former Treasurer, Scott Morrison brought some relief to the markets given that he was the most market-friendly option. This week the Aust...

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Central Bank Interest Rates
May 16, 2018

Central Bank Interest Rates By Klavs Valters  A central bank's interest rate is a rate at which it typically lends money to local banks. This interest rate is charged by nations’ central or federal banks on loan advances to control the money s...

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Federal Budget 2018: A Mixed Reaction
May 14, 2018

Federal Budget 2018: A Mixed Reaction By Deepta Bolaky Treasurer Scott Morrison handed down his third incorporating tax cuts, superannuation benefits, aged care spending and significant infrastructure spending. The highlight is its plan to hand...

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World’s Largest Banks
May 8, 2018

World's Largest Banks By Klavs Valters  Banks play a significant role in our day-to-day lives and as the global economy continues to expand year-on-year, they will continue to do so. Even though the United States has the largest economy by Gross...

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The Bank of England Rate Decision
July 28, 2017

The Bank of England on the 3rd August, will announce whether they will increase, decrease or maintain the key interest for the United Kingdom. In this article we will look ahead with some industry experts and see how the UK economy performed last qu...

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Post Fed Rate Hike
March 31, 2017

Post Fed Rate Hike March 15th 2017 - The United States Federal Reserve (Fed) raised borrowing costs for the third time since the end of the financial crisis. An event so widely predicted that Bloomberg's World Interest Rate Probability was pegged at...

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Eyes are on the BOE tonight for the rate decision
August 4, 2016

Upcoming News » 9:00pm BOE Inflation Report - GBP » 9:00pm MPC Official Bank Rate Votes - GBP » 9:00pm Monetary Policy Summary -  GBP » 9:00pm Official Bank Rate  - GBP » 9:30pm BOE Gov Carney Speaks - GBP » 10:30pm Unemployment Cl...

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RBA cut interest rates
August 2, 2016

Upcoming News » 6:30pm Construction PMI - GBP » No release time, GDT Price Index - NZD As expected the RBA cut interest rates by 25 basis points.  The AUDUSD dropped on the news but has retraced most of its drop. The AUDUSD lost 54 pips to .7...

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Swiss National Bank, Bank of England & Brexit News
June 17, 2016

Last night the Swiss National Bank and the Bank of England kept rates on hold, which was expected. The CPI data came out worst than expected but no big surprises. We also had the Philly Fed manufacturing index, which was much better than expected a...

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