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Business Standard India
Scope for rate cut by RBI remains, less possibility of fiscal stimulus: ADBpart of 2017-18 in view of sluggish economic activities but does not see the po
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
part of 2017-18 in view of sluggish economic activities but does not see the possibility of any major fiscal stimulus. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank reduced the key interest rate (repo) by 25 basis points to 6 per cent in... Read more
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The Economic Times
Scope for RBI rate cut; fiscal stimulus 'less likely': ADBpart of 2017-18 in view of sluggish economic activities but does not see possib
The Economic Times / Posted 8 hours ago
part of 2017-18 in view of sluggish economic activities but does not see possibility of any major fiscal stimulus. The Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank reduced the key interest rate (repo) by 25 basis points to 6 per cent in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Injects $195 Million Ahead of MPC Decisionsboosted the foreign exchange market by offering a total of $195m in three segme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
boosted the foreign exchange market by offering a total of $195m in three segments of the market, ahead of today's Monetary Policy Committee's decisions, even as the naira appreciated to N360.31 per dollar. In the wholesale Secondary... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
External Reserves Rise to 31-Month High At $32 Billionpress statement by the apex bank noted that this week's intervention is signifi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
press statement by the apex bank noted that this week's intervention is significant, as it come in the midst of the Monetary Policy Committee Meeting which started yesterday and will end today. Monday's sale, according to the statement,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fed policymakers clash on outlook for inflationto remove monetary policy accommodation gradually," added Dudley, a close ally
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
to remove monetary policy accommodation gradually," added Dudley, a close ally of Yellen and a permanent voter on the Fed's monetary policy committee. Evans for his part appears less anxious to tighten policy in the face of price readings that have... Read more
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Market Watch
Interest rates reflect ‘duck-and-cover’ trade to price the risk of North Korean warperception of acyclical and atypical risk. In a recent speech, Gertjan Vlieghe
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
perception of acyclical and atypical risk. In a recent speech, Gertjan Vlieghe, a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, pointed in the same direction. He explained that when future consumption prospects are misshapen... Read more
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Reuters
Fed policymakers clash on outlook for inflationto remove monetary policy accommodation gradually,” added Dudley, a close ally
Reuters / Posted yesterday
to remove monetary policy accommodation gradually,” added Dudley, a close ally of Yellen and a permanent voter on the Fed’s monetary policy committee. Evans for his part appears less anxious to tighten policy in the face of price readings that have... Read more
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Reuters
Fed's Evans says he's 'nervous' weak inflation might be structuralGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles
Reuters / Posted yesterday
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Reuters) - Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans, who votes on the Fed’s monetary policy committee this year, told reporters after a speech on Monday that he is a little “nervous” the causes of low inflation might... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Intervention, rethinking needed to stir demand’to place some priority on growth while deciding on monetary policy. Having swi
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
to place some priority on growth while deciding on monetary policy. Having switched to an inflation-targeting regime, the monetary policy committee seems to be ignoring the weak growth trends while setting interest rates. The policy repo rate of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bank Illegally Funnels Huge Cash to Fund 'Broke Federal Govt'sector from the domestic credit creation process. The warning whistle was firs
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
sector from the domestic credit creation process. The warning whistle was first blown at the last meeting of the CBN's Monetary Policy Committee, held between July 24 and 25. In the communique of the meeting published on Tuesday, members of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scarcity of Funds to Persist As Dmo Offers N135bn Bondmoney market. Analysts project another 'status quo' MPC Meanwhile financial m
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
money market. Analysts project another 'status quo' MPC Meanwhile financial market analysts have projected that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the CBN will, this week, and for the seventh time retain key policy rates at current... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bank of Thailand seen keeping rates steady despite calls for cutthe poll forecast the BoT's one-day repurchase rate will be kept at 1.50% - whe
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
the poll forecast the BoT's one-day repurchase rate will be kept at 1.50% - where it has been since April 2015 - when its Monetary Policy Committee meets on Wednesday. One predicted a 25 basis-point cut, citing a need to curb the baht's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FX Window Records $1.323bn Transactions in One Week On Soaring Investor Confidenceallow re-balancing of the economy and improve foreign currency liquidity," he a
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
allow re-balancing of the economy and improve foreign currency liquidity," he added. Meanwhile, as the 12-member CBN Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting commences today, experts have expressed divergent views on the likely outcome of the... Read more
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Business Standard India
BJP National Executive meet: Decoding options before Modi to boost economyas far as its resources are concerned. An option that the government can explo
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
as far as its resources are concerned. An option that the government can explore is to persuade all the members of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India including its Governor Urjit Patel to reduce the repo rate, at which... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
FPO asks BoT to drop interest raterate environment, as the interest rate's effectiveness on accelerating inflatio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
rate environment, as the interest rate's effectiveness on accelerating inflation is limited. The Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Committee has left the policy rate unchanged at 1.5% since a cut in April 2015 due to uneven economic... Read more
2d
express
INTEREST RATE RISE: Markets betting on hike before the end of the yearrates may be increased in November, reversing last August's post-Brexit cut Ma
express / Posted 2 days ago
rates may be increased in November, reversing last August's post-Brexit cut Markets are betting that the Bank’s monetary policy committee (MPC) will vote through a 0.25 per cent increase in November, reversing last August’s post-Brexit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Huge NPLS, Fragile Economic Growth to Top Agenda At MPC Meeting MondayWhen the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
When the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) meets tomorrow and Tuesday, issues bordering on huge non-performing loans in banks and weak economic growth would top the agenda for discussion, analysts have suggested. The... Read more
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2d
The Economic Times
Dalal Street week ahead: North Korea’s bomb, Jaitley’s doleout key triggersand will potentially reflect the GST birth pangs. On the global front, Bank of
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
and will potentially reflect the GST birth pangs. On the global front, Bank of Japan will announce minutes of Tuesday’s monetary policy committee meeting on September 26, while in the US, final GDP data and unemployment claims will be announced... Read more
3d
Business Standard India
News digest: Govt bats for rate cut, Subramanian to stay as CEA, and moreThe government has started advocating another rate cut from the Reserve Bank of
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The government has started advocating another rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India’s six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) — to spur lending and consumption, and revive the economy. “There is scope for monetary easing because of inflation... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt wants more rate cuts to revive growthThe government has started advocating another rate cut from the Reserve Bank of
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
The government has started advocating another rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India’s six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) — to spur lending and consumption and revive the economy. “There is scope for monetary easing because of inflation... Read more
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Business Standard India
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian gets a year's extensionnote. The government is examining the report. He has also been one of the most
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
note. The government is examining the report. He has also been one of the most vocal critics of the RBI’s six-member Monetary Policy Committee, and its inflation modelling. The second part of his 2016-17 Economic Survey released in August... Read more
3d
Channel NewsAsia
China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graftauthorities, the statement added, meaning he will be prosecuted. Xiang, who al
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
authorities, the statement added, meaning he will be prosecuted. Xiang, who also served as a member of the central bank's monetary policy committee, was removed from his position in April for suspected "serious disciplinary violations", a phrase... Read more
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3d
Reuters
China's ruling party expels anti-graft, ex-insurance officials citing graftauthorities, the statement added, meaning he will be prosecuted. Xiang, who al
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
authorities, the statement added, meaning he will be prosecuted. Xiang, who also served as a member of the central bank’s monetary policy committee, was removed from his position in April for suspected “serious disciplinary violations”, a phrase... Read more
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heraldscotland
Ian McConnell: Boris might still be grinning but millions of people are mired in misery of paying for Brexit foolishnesson household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. M
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
on household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. Most economists now believe the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee will raise UK interest rates for the first time in more than a decade at its next meeting on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Calls for Tighter Monetary Policy Ahead of MPC Meeting Next Weekmust learn to maintain tighter monetary policies, through discontinuing direct
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
must learn to maintain tighter monetary policies, through discontinuing direct financing of the government. Ahead of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting slated to hold from 25-26 of this month, members of the committee are expected to... Read more
4d
heraldscotland
Ian McConnell: Boris is still smiling but millions of people are facing misery of paying for Brexit foolishnesson household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. M
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
on household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. Most economists now believe the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee will raise UK interest rates for the first time in more than a decade at its next meeting on... Read more
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4d
Eye Witness News
Sarb still expected to cut repo rate later this yearthis year, despite the decision to keep it unchanged at 6.75%. Governor Lesetj
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
this year, despite the decision to keep it unchanged at 6.75%. Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced on Thursday that the Monetary Policy Committee was split on deciding whether to cut the rate. The Governor says although inflation is between 3%... Read more
4d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bond market sees huge influxlast year. Ms Ariya said the Interest Rate Expectation Index in September is a
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
last year. Ms Ariya said the Interest Rate Expectation Index in September is at 50, implying that the Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Committee will keep its policy rate at 1.5% on the assumption that inflation will remain low and the Thai... Read more
4d
heraldscotland
Ian McConnell: Boris is smiling but households and firms are paying for Brexit miseryon household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. M
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
on household finances. Also on the horns of a dilemma is the Bank of England. Most economists now believe the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee will raise UK interest rates for the first time in more than a decade at its next meeting on... Read more
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5d
AllAfrica.com
Mixed Reaction From Real Estate Industry to Sarb DecisionThe decision by the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday to
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The decision by the SA Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee on Thursday to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% received a mixed reaction from the real estate sector. The decision means the home loan base rate will remain at 10.25%. Samuel... Read more
5d
Reuters
The Bank of England's rate-setters and how their votes might changerate hike was likely in the coming months, if underlying inflation pressure con
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
rate hike was likely in the coming months, if underlying inflation pressure continues to grow. The signal came even as the Monetary Policy Committee members voted 7-2 to keep rates at their all-time low of 0.25 percent, meaning at least three of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Repo Rate Remains Unchanged At 6.75 Percentannum, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Thursday. "Given the hei
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
annum, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Thursday. "Given the heightened uncertainties in the economy, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) felt it would be appropriate to maintain the current monetary policy stance at this stage,... Read more
5d
asianage
It’s high time: Get economy movingtax net. Interest rates too are among Asia’s highest and make India’s exports u
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
tax net. Interest rates too are among Asia’s highest and make India’s exports uncompetitive, so the Reserve Bank and its Monetary Policy Committee will hopefully cut interest rates when the credit policy is announced on October 4. The RBI and its... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[ALERT] Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchangedwhich is the interest charged by banks to clients, will remain at 10.25%. The
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
which is the interest charged by banks to clients, will remain at 10.25%. The announcement comes after a meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee in Pretoria. In July bank cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.75% after 16 months of keeping... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH LIVE] Kganyago announces MPC decision on repo rateon repo rate SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announces the repo rate
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
on repo rate SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announces the repo rate decision following the meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee in Pretoria. SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago. Picture: Gaye Davis/EWN PRETORIA - SA... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
SARB could announce interest rate cut todaymake an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists ar
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 5 days ago
make an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists are expecting another small cut. The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has been meeting since Tuesday to debate its decision on the repo rate. Economists are expecting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two MPC Members Raise Red Flag Over NPLs of Four BanksTwo members of the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (M
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Two members of the Central Bank of Nigeria's (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) - Dr. Doyin Salami and Hassan Balami - have expressed concern over the high level of non-performing loans in four banks in the country. This was reflected in their... Read more
5d
iafrica.com
SARB could announce interest rate cut todaymake an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists ar
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
make an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists are expecting another small cut. The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has been meeting since Tuesday to debate its decision on the repo rate. Economists are expecting... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Another interest rate cut may be on the cardsmake an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists ar
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
make an announcement on interest rates later on Thursday and many economists are expecting another small cut. The Bank's Monetary Policy Committee has been meeting since Tuesday to debate its decision on the repo rate. Economists are expecting... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rand rebounds ahead of rate decision, stocks slipto 4.8% year-on-year in August from 4.6% in July, the rand regained its footing
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
to 4.8% year-on-year in August from 4.6% in July, the rand regained its footing. The central bank concludes its three-day monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting on Thursday. “...The September MPC is expected to deliver a further 25 basis points... Read more
6d
EuroNews
Bank of England's McCafferty talks of slowing economy - attendees of business conferencethe accuracy of the comments as the event was closed to the press. The Bank of
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
the accuracy of the comments as the event was closed to the press. The Bank of England declined to comment. McCafferty is one of two members of the nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee who have been voting for an interest rate hike in recent mon... Read more
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EuroNews
Economists see Bank of England mistake in cutting rates now - Reuters pollon Nov. 2, to 0.50 percent from 0.25 percent. That is in stark contrast to a Re
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
on Nov. 2, to 0.50 percent from 0.25 percent. That is in stark contrast to a Reuters poll taken ahead of the Sept. 14 Monetary Policy Committee meeting, in which only three of 59 economists predicted an increase before the end of this year.... Read more
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Reuters
Economists see Bank of England mistake in hiking rates nowon Nov. 2, to 0.50 percent from 0.25 percent. That is in stark contrast to a R
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
on Nov. 2, to 0.50 percent from 0.25 percent. That is in stark contrast to a Reuters poll taken ahead of the Sept. 14 Monetary Policy Committee meeting, in which only three of 59 economists predicted an increase before the end of this year.... Read more
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Reuters
Bank of England's McCafferty talks of slowing economy: attendees of business conferenceaccuracy of the comments as the event was closed to the press. The Bank of Eng
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
accuracy of the comments as the event was closed to the press. The Bank of England declined to comment. McCafferty is one of two members of the nine-strong Monetary Policy Committee who have been voting for an interest rate hike in recent m... Read more
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Scotsman
Shoppers shrug off price rises to drive sales highercent against the euro. Boyle added: “The retail sales index measure of inflati
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
cent against the euro. Boyle added: “The retail sales index measure of inflation can be volatile but the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee will have noticed the rise from 2.7 per cent in July to 3.2 per cent last month. The news will... Read more
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express
Pound RISES ahead of Theresa May's Brexit Florence speech- could go higheras further evidence that the economy remains in robust shape. The likelihood t
express / Posted 6 days ago
as further evidence that the economy remains in robust shape. The likelihood that Mark Carney and the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will raise interest rates in November remains strong after sale jumped by one per cent last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key Considerations MPC Must Make - Crystal Capital BossThis week, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana is meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
This week, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Ghana is meeting in what many believe is a peculiar period. This MPC meeting comes on the heels of two loud decisions of the central bank. In less than a month the BoG sanction the... Read more
7d
EuroNews
Brexit, slowdown: a bleak backdrop for UK shift towards higher ratesmost economists believe it is likely to peak soon. So the BoE has taken a risk
EuroNews / Posted 7 days ago
most economists believe it is likely to peak soon. So the BoE has taken a risk by saying last week that most members of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) thought a rise was likely in the coming months. It has long said any increases are likely to... Read more
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Reuters
Brexit, slowdown: a bleak backdrop for UK shift toward higher rateseconomists believe it is likely to peak soon. So the BoE has taken a risk by s
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
economists believe it is likely to peak soon. So the BoE has taken a risk by saying last week that most members of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) thought a rise was likely in the coming months. It has long said any increases are likely to... Read more
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express
GBP v EUR: Pound slips as chaos continues following Boris Johnson's Brexit commentsrate hike from the Bank of England (BoE). Yesterday BoE Governor Mark Carney d
express / Posted 7 days ago
rate hike from the Bank of England (BoE). Yesterday BoE Governor Mark Carney dampened market expectations that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was about to enter a fresh tightening cycle after stating that any future hikes would be... Read more
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