TradingHUB Forex Trading | Charles Clifton | Talking Forex | www.tradinghub.co.uk
/Central Banks News

Up to date news from the worlds G8 Central Banks – Interest rates, Inflation targets and reports and more

Downplaying job losses, Fed officials eye December rate hike

AUSTIN, Texas/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chocking up employment losses last month to the temporary hit of a severe hurricane season and reiterating expectations that inflation will strengthen, Federal Reserve policymakers on Friday signaled they continue to see gradual U.S. interest-rate hikes ahead.   “Even though inflation is currently somewhat below our longer-run objective, I [...]

By | 2017-10-07T09:39:39+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

RBA Monetary Policy Decision Statement

By Philip Lowe, Governor: At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent.   Conditions in the global economy have improved. Labour markets have tightened and above-trend growth is expected in a number of advanced economies, although uncertainties remain. Growth in the Chinese economy is being [...]

By | 2017-10-03T09:44:12+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

Japan’s Central Bank Keeps Policy Unchanged Amid Unexpected Dissent

Dovish economist Kataoka argues easing not powerful enough Result still the same as policy rates, asset buying unchanged The Bank of Japan kept its monetary stimulus unchanged Thursday, but a dovish new board member opposed the decision in his first meeting, an unexpected dissension on a board chosen entirely by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:11:06+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement

Information received since the Federal Open Market Committee met in July indicates that the labor market has continued to strengthen and that economic activity has been rising moderately so far this year.   Job gains have remained solid in recent months, and the unemployment rate has stayed low. Household spending has been expanding at [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:11:56+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

RBA Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia

Members commenced their discussion of the domestic economy by noting that labour market conditions had continued to improve, although spare capacity remains. Employment had risen further in July, the participation rate had edged higher and the unemployment rate had remained steady at 5.6 per cent.   Full-time employment had risen strongly over the preceding [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:13:03+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

ECB holds interest rates steady, says it’s ready to increase stimulus if necessary

•European Central Bank (ECB) holds interest rates at 0.0 percent. •The central bank says it stands poised to increase its asset bond buying program if needed. •As anticipated, the bank provided no clarity on when it may wind-down its stimulus program. At today’s meeting the Governing Council of the ECB decided that the interest [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:27:58+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

RBA holds bank rate at 1.5%. Governor Statement.

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent.   Conditions in the global economy are continuing to improve. Labour markets have tightened further and above-trend growth is expected in a number of advanced economies, although uncertainties remain. Growth in the Chinese economy is being supported [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:15:02+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments

BoE’s talk of rate rise while winding down QE beggars belief

MPC members do themselves little credit, as withdrawing the only stimulant that still works at this time would be negligent Michael Saunders surprised many when he voted in June for the Bank of England to increase interest rates. The former Citigroup economist, who joined the Bank’s nine-strong monetary policy committee (MPC) last year as [...]

By | 2017-09-21T15:16:39+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Central Banks News|0 Comments