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CNBC
When the dollar is falling, here are the stocks that worksurged 1.8 percent this week against the dollar through Friday because European
CNBC / Posted 7 minutes ago
surged 1.8 percent this week against the dollar through Friday because European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank will discuss the potential end of its asset-purchase program in September. The European currency is now up... Read more
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Reuters
Sterling to fall 15 percent on slowing UK growth, BoE inaction: Voyathe currency on Thursday. The ECB chief's apparent lack of concern about the s
Reuters / Posted an hour ago
the currency on Thursday. The ECB chief's apparent lack of concern about the strengthening euro convinced traders that the central bank remained on track to at least announce a tapering of its bond-buying stimulus in the autumn, analysts... Read more
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Business Insider
A mystery trader just made a massive bet that the stock market will go crazy by Octoberexpiration will capture two Federal Reserve meetings, as well as the deadline f
Business Insider / Posted an hour ago
expiration will capture two Federal Reserve meetings, as well as the deadline for the government's debt ceiling decision. The central bank is expected to start unwinding its massive balance sheet by year-end. The wager flies in the face of one of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bank of Canada position seen challenged as price growth slowsmarginally weaker, though not meaningfully different, once fruit, vegetables, m
Brisbane Times / Posted 2 hours ago
marginally weaker, though not meaningfully different, once fruit, vegetables, meat, auto prices, and electricity - measures the central bank highlighted as acutely depressing the headline reading - are excluded from the calculations. This implies... Read more
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Business Standard India
Canara Bank's gross NPA divergence Rs 507 crore for FY16the RBI directed banks to disclose the divergence in their asset classification
Business Standard India / Posted 2 hours ago
the RBI directed banks to disclose the divergence in their asset classification and provisioning from that assessed by the central bank in their annual reports. The divergence in net NPA estimates of Canara Bank was Rs 30.15 crore for 2015-16.... Read more
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CNBC
Diving dollar causing turmoil with global markets, German stocks drop nearly 2%10 percent against the euro for 2017. The U.S. currency sold off after Europea
CNBC / Posted 3 hours ago
10 percent against the euro for 2017. The U.S. currency sold off after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank will discuss monetary policy tightening in September. He did not set a set a time frame for the tightening... Read more
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The Economic Times
Why it will be hard for RBI to not cut rate in August policy reviewin line with MPC’s projections. Knowing that traditionally RBI has been very c
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
in line with MPC’s projections. Knowing that traditionally RBI has been very cautious in its stance, is it possible for the central bank to sound off concerns especially when the inflation trajectory is turning? Various factors are expected to... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI plans to sell Rs 10k crore bonds in Augustthe Reserve Bank has decided to conduct sale of government securities for an ag
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
the Reserve Bank has decided to conduct sale of government securities for an aggregate amount of Rs 10,000 crore, the central bank said in a statement on Friday. The OMO is a liquidity management tool used by the central bank. Earlier in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Reserve Bank deputy puts brakes on rate hike speculationrate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting
Canberra Times / Posted 3 hours ago
rate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting set markets into a flurry on speculation the central bank would eventually like to raise interest rates to 3.5 per cent. The cash rate remains at the record low of... Read more
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CNBC
Gold climbs as dollar dives, crosses key chart milestonethan 10 percent vs the euro for 2017. The U.S. currency sold off after Europea
CNBC / Posted 4 hours ago
than 10 percent vs the euro for 2017. The U.S. currency sold off after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank will discuss monetary policy tightening in September. He did not set a set a time frame for the tightening... Read more
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Market Watch
Treasury yields fall as dovish comments from ECB’s Draghi fuel bond buyingcould extend the bond-buying program. But some investors say his deliberately d
Market Watch / Posted 4 hours ago
could extend the bond-buying program. But some investors say his deliberately dovish stance reflected a lack of options as the central bank runs out of assets to buy. Currency markets cast some doubt on just how dovish the central bank could... Read more
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Business Standard India
Sebi, RBI engage in turf war over Bitcoin regulationturf war between Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and Reserve Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
turf war between Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI). According to sources, the central bank is of the opinion that bitcoin is a security rather than currency and should be regulated by Sebi. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Ben Bernanke vs. Wilbur Ross: Good vs. Bad "Black Swans"not true that the "world has recovered from the 2008 crisis". The world is on b
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 hours ago
not true that the "world has recovered from the 2008 crisis". The world is on borrowed time, and just 10x more in hock to the Central Bank. That's it. We learned nothing but to look to the Central Bank for help which comes in the form of more... Read more
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The Age
Reserve Bank deputy puts brakes on rate hike speculationrate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
rate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting set markets into a flurry on speculation the central bank would eventually like to raise interest rates to 3.5 per cent. The cash rate remains at the record low of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Reserve Bank deputy puts brakes on rate hike speculationrate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
rate", deputy governor Guy Debelle says, after the minutes of Tuesday's meeting set markets into a flurry on speculation the central bank would eventually like to raise interest rates to 3.5 per cent. The cash rate remains at the record low of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Cuts Ratesconfidence. The MPC assesses the risks to the revised growth forecast to be sli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
confidence. The MPC assesses the risks to the revised growth forecast to be slightly on the downside," said Kganyago. The central bank said it remains concerned about the country's inflation outlook, saying that inflation expectations remain... Read more
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FOX Business
ECB Building In Frankfurt Evacuated, Affecting 'limited' Staff: SpokeswomanBank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure dire
FOX Business / Posted 6 hours ago
Bank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure directed by local authorities, a spokeswoman at the central bank said Friday. The directive was made under precaution related to a construction site near the ECB's Japan... Read more
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FOX Business
ECB Building In Frankfurt Evacuated, Affecting 'limited' Staff: SpokeswomanBank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure dire
FOX Business / Posted 6 hours ago
Bank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure directed by local authorities, a spokeswoman at the central bank said Friday. The directive was made under precaution related to a construction site near the ECB's Japan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Congo civil servants call strike over wages as crisis bites95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves to cover about three weeks of imports, the Central Bank has said. The government has requested financial support from the International Monetary Fund and other... Read more
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The Star
Congo civil servants call strike over wages as crisis bites95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves to cover about three weeks of imports, the Central Bank has said. The government has requested financial support from the International Monetary Fund and other... Read more
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Market Watch
ECB building in Frankfurt evacuated, affecting 'limited' staff: spokeswomanBank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure dire
Market Watch / Posted 6 hours ago
Bank building in Frankfurt was evacuated Friday as a precautionary measure directed by local authorities, a spokeswoman at the central bank said Friday. The directive was made under precaution related to a construction site near the ECB's Japan... Read more
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Reuters
Congo civil servants call strike over wages as crisis bites95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
95 percent of export revenues. It now only has enough foreign currency reserves to cover about three weeks of imports, the Central Bank has said. The government has requested financial support from the International Monetary Fund and other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Replies Senate, Says Not Selling Dollars to Anyone At N200 RateThe Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Friday reacted to claims by the Senate that
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on Friday reacted to claims by the Senate that it is selling dollars to some businesses at an unofficial rate of N200. On Wednesday, the Senate in a resolution asked the Federal Government to direct the CBN to supply... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss Exports Hit All-Time High, Driven by Pharma Sales: Chartto Federal Customs Administration data. The strength of the currency has been a
Swissinfo / Posted 8 hours ago
to Federal Customs Administration data. The strength of the currency has been a top complaint among exporters since the central bank gave up its cap on the franc in early 2015. To contact the reporter on this story: Catherine Bosley in... Read more
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The Irish Times
Motor insurance policies increased in cost in 2015 - reportinsurance premiums increased in 2015 as the amount of claims fell and the cost
The Irish Times / Posted 8 hours ago
insurance premiums increased in 2015 as the amount of claims fell and the cost of payouts rose, statistics released by the Central Bank have shown. The data, provided by insurance companies, shows an increase in premiums between 2014 and 2015... Read more
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Business Standard India
NCLT admits SBI's insolvency petition against Electrosteel SteelsEventually, the proposal forwarded by Dalmia and Edelweiss was being discussed
Business Standard India / Posted 8 hours ago
Eventually, the proposal forwarded by Dalmia and Edelweiss was being discussed when an internal committee, set up by the central bank, sought IBC reference of all its accounts that had fund and non-fund based outstanding amounts greater than... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
$793.2 Million TSA Funds - Skye Bank Confirms Holding $41 MillionInvestments Management Services, NAPIMS, allegedly kept away from the Treasury
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Investments Management Services, NAPIMS, allegedly kept away from the Treasury Single Account, TSA account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN. The money is part of about $793.2 million (about N249.9 billion) allegedly kept illegally... Read more
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express
Pound v US dollar: GBP could surge against USD on Fed rate decisionsignificant gains against all the major currencies after European Central Bank
express / Posted 9 hours ago
significant gains against all the major currencies after European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi indicated that the central bank will begin discussing policy tightening in the autumn. There's no US data to look out for today, but with... Read more
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Reuters
Russian central bank says inflation slowdown will enable it to cut rates- Russian inflation becoming anchored at the target level and inflation expecta
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
- Russian inflation becoming anchored at the target level and inflation expectations stabilizing will open the door for the central bank to cut interest rates more, it said in a financial review on Friday. Consumer inflation in Russia... Read more
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Reuters
Greek current account deficit widens in May, tourism revenues riseof Greece said. Non-oil exports of goods rose 15.3 percent while oil exports i
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
of Greece said. Non-oil exports of goods rose 15.3 percent while oil exports increased 17.5 percent at constant prices, the central bank said. A 111 million euro rise in the primary income account deficit was mainly due to lower net interest,... Read more
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EuroNews
Japan regulator warns small banks they must change to survivean escalation of concern that regional banks are failing to reform while they h
EuroNews / Posted 10 hours ago
an escalation of concern that regional banks are failing to reform while they have the cover of essentially free money from the central bank. The central bank’s massive buying of Japanese government bonds, part of its radical policies to stoke... Read more
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Market Watch
European stocks struggle to break grip of stronger eurowas holding well above the $1.16 handle captured on Thursday after European Cen
Market Watch / Posted 10 hours ago
was holding well above the $1.16 handle captured on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the central bank will continue its pace of bond buying until December. He said policy makers will discuss the program in the... Read more
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Market Watch
Euro sits at 2-year high as hawkish view on ECB dominatesleft interest rates unchanged and that it will continue buying €60 billion a mo
Market Watch / Posted 10 hours ago
left interest rates unchanged and that it will continue buying €60 billion a month in bonds and other assets. Draghi said the central bank would continue its bond-buying program through December as planned, and that policy makers will discuss the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
L$12 Billion Banknotes Unaccounted for At CBLReport from the specialized committee of the House of Representatives to invest
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Report from the specialized committee of the House of Representatives to investigate the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has released its findings and subsequently endorsed by the plenary of the House of Representatives. According to the specialized... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders Banks to Remit $793 Million TSA Fundskept illegally in their custody to the designated Federal Government's Asset Re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
kept illegally in their custody to the designated Federal Government's Asset Recovery dollars account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to court papers filed by counsel for the Attorney General of the Federation, Prof.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Third Man Named in Diezani's Alleged $1.7 Billion U.S. Corruption Casethe technical expertise and financial capacity to operate the OMLs, as noted in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
the technical expertise and financial capacity to operate the OMLs, as noted in a February 2014 report of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mrs. Alison-Madueke greenlighted the process for her cronies. What followed, said US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Naira Appreciates in Nafex, Parallel Marketyesterday from N367 per dollar on Thursday. The appreciation was attributable t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
yesterday from N367 per dollar on Thursday. The appreciation was attributable to dollar injection into the BDC segment by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The apex bank yesterday sold $20,000 to each of the 3,145 BDCs across the country,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Airfare Hikes As Sudanese Pound Continues Tailspinto travel overland because of the security situation in the province. *The off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
to travel overland because of the security situation in the province. *The official rate for the US Dollar quoted by the Central Bank of Sudan is SDG 6.6667, however on the 'parallel market', the Dollar has been trading for more than SDG 21... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Nahcon Brought Down 2017 Hajj Fareswhich investigated the presumed hike in 2017 Hajj fares and promised to meet wi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
which investigated the presumed hike in 2017 Hajj fares and promised to meet with the Acting President, the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), NAHCON, PPMC and the approved air carriers for 2017 Hajj for a way out and possible succor... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rand recovers after surprise rate cut The central bank unexpectedly cut its benchmark lending rate for the first ti
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
The central bank unexpectedly cut its benchmark lending rate for the first time in five years on Thursday, citing weak growth and easing inflation. Picture: EWN. JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's rand firmed on... Read more
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EuroNews
BOJ blames Japan's unique labor practice for low wages, inflationrise according to seniority, also discourages job hopping and prevents a tight
EuroNews / Posted 11 hours ago
rise according to seniority, also discourages job hopping and prevents a tight job market from pushing up overall wages, the central bank said. The slow growth in permanent workers’ income, which makes up nearly 70 percent of total wage-earners’... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM releases strategy paper on VBIto strengthen the roles and impact of Islamic banking institutions (IBIs) towar
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 11 hours ago
to strengthen the roles and impact of Islamic banking institutions (IBIs) towards a sustainable financial ecosystem. The central bank said the intended outcomes of VBI were broadly similar to the objectives set by frameworks such as the... Read more
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Business Wire
Important Notice to Shareholdersmanage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehi
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
manage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehicles. DICSIL is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. The above described changes have been decided in order to optimise and rationalise the... Read more
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Business Wire
trackers II UK Regulatory Announcement: Important Notice to Shareholdersmanage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehi
Business Wire / Posted 12 hours ago
manage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehicles. DICSIL is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. The above described changes have been decided in order to optimise and rationalise the... Read more
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EuroNews
Beazley's first half profit buoyed by speciality lines, investment gainsincome rose to $79.4 million in the period, compared to $62.7 million a year ea
EuroNews / Posted 12 hours ago
income rose to $79.4 million in the period, compared to $62.7 million a year earlier. Beazley has gotten approval from the Central Bank of Ireland for its Irish reinsurance business to become a European insurance company, giving it rights to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Low inflation forces interest rate cutKganyago, said that the MPC would prefer expectations to be anchored closer to
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Kganyago, said that the MPC would prefer expectations to be anchored closer to the mid-point of the target range and said the central bank expected inflation to remain within the target range of 3percent to 6percent until the end of 2019. “A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Intelligence Agency Bill Passes First Readingnature and methodologies of these infractions include abuse of Form M and viola
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
nature and methodologies of these infractions include abuse of Form M and violation of foreign exchange manual issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), incorrect classification, under valuation, under declaration and incorrect declaration.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TSA - ‎Court Orders Seven Banks to Remit $793 Million to Govtbanks to remit the various amounts into the designated Federal Government's Ass
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
banks to remit the various amounts into the designated Federal Government's Asset Recovery dollars account domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria. According to court documents filed by counsel to the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kagame, Gurib-Fakim, Moghalu to Speak At TED Global ConferenceThe Chief Executive Officer of Sogato Strategies LLC and a former Deputy Govern
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
The Chief Executive Officer of Sogato Strategies LLC and a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Professor Kingsley Moghalu, will be one of the featured speakers at the 2017 TED Global Conference scheduled to hold to a... Read more
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Herald Sun
NKorean economy grows fastest in 17 yearsNorth Korea's economy grew by 3.9 per cent last year, its fastest rate in 17 ye
Herald Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
North Korea's economy grew by 3.9 per cent last year, its fastest rate in 17 years, according to the central bank in South Korea. The increase comes despite international sanctions on the country's communist leadership over its nuclear weapons... Read more
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