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Central bank Olympics - the race is on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 AUG 2016
... even before the opening ceremony of "Rio 2016" on the 3rd of August. Perhaps it was much too early but the European Central Bank (ECB) opted not to start running when at its governing council meeting on 21 July, it left monetary policy unchanged - refinancing ...
Bond investors must relax benchmark constraints
KERRIE SYDEE  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2016
... of key central banks have put negative interest rates in place, including the Bank of Japan (BoJ), the European Central Bank and the central banks of Denmark, Sweden and Switzerland. Managing director of QIC's Global Liquid Strategies (GLS), Susan Buckley ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUN 2016
... combined effects of a 1.0% increase in exports over the month and a 1.0% fall in imports. ECB on hold The European Central Bank (ECB) announced no change in monetary policy settings - repo rate at 0%; deposit rate at -0.4%; lending rate at 0.25%; asset ...
Minutes to disaster
MARK SMITH  |  MONDAY, 23 MAY 2016
... would be a positive for central banks trying to boost their economies or inflation or both such as the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ). It would be disastrous for emerging markets - particularly for those with debts denominated ...
RBA envy
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 MAY 2016
... meeting and surprise rate cut announcement). It could be said once again, that the RBA has done what the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan (BOJ) - with their quantitative easing and negative interest rates -- could only aspire to ... ...
Down, down prices are down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2016
... nay, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) has repeated many many times that it is not targeting the yen, so have the European Central Bank (ECB) ... and everyone and his dog are taking their words for it. Not so for the Reserve Bank of Australia. Cast your minds ...
Economic Wrap
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 22 APR 2016
ECB policy decision As expected, the European Central Bank (ECB) kept monetary policy unchanged - repo rate at 0%; marginal lending facility rate at 0.25%; deposit facility rate at minus 0.4%; monthly purchases at €80 billion - at its 21 April ...
Janet's words stronger than BOJ and ECB bazookas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2016
... Quantitative and Qualitative easing with a negative interest rate. All of the above plus promises of more. The European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of Japan's (BOJ) big bazookas proved no match for US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's words, "I ...
We've got the power and firepower (still)
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2016
... anticipate that it will be necessary to reduce further rates." - negated initial positive response to the European Central Bank's (ECB) announcement of more stimulus measures, this proved temporary with the Euro Stoxx 50 surging by 3.5% on Friday last ...
ING DIRECT director to join global parent
DARREN SNYDER  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAR 2016
... been a director of ING DIRECT Australia since 2011. The proposed appointment is subject to approval by the European Central Bank (ECB), and Sherry said she's delighted to be recommended for appointment. "The global banking industry is changing rapidly ...
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