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"In order to promote the further use of the Chinese currency RMB, the Chinese central bank has made several swap agreements with foreign central banks, including the Bank of England, the European Central Bank and MNB," Palotai explained.
ACCRA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The central bank of Ghana announced Monday a 100 basis point reduction in its benchmark policy rate to 22.5 percent from the previous 23.5 percent, after a 200 basis point slash in March.
Beijing - China's central bank conducted cash injection via open market operations to ease liquidity on Monday. The People's Bank of China (PBOC) conducted 40 billion yuan ($5.8 billion) of reverse repos.
A monster auction in Laois will see the entire contents of the iconic former home of the Irish central bank in Dublin go under the hammer this month.
This is the view of analysts at ING Bank N.V who have pointed out there should be a pro-EUR and negative-GBP divergence in central bank policy over the duration of Brexit negotiations. To tighten means to raise interest rates and withdraw extraordinary ...
Starting Monday, dozens of the nation's top Economists and researchers on poverty and inequality will participate in a two-day conference at the Federal Reserve bank of Minneapolis to explore that paradox - and whether the nation's central bank can do ...
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, has called on the central bank of Nigeria, CBN, to drop the lending rate from 14 per cent to accelerate ...
The move comes about two weeks after the Indian government changed rules giving the central bank greater power to deal with bad loans.
Germany's central bank on Monday said President Trump's tax plans may provide a short term boost but would likely hurt the U.S.
The entire contents from the former central bank headquarters on Dame Street in Dublin are set to be auctioned in one of the biggest sales in the history of the State.
The number of whistleblowers coming forward to the central bank has risen steadily since the introduction of new protections for people making protected disclosures in August 2013.
YEREVAN, 19 MAY, ARMENPRESS. The central bank of Armenia informs "Armenpress" that today, 19 May, USD exchange rate down by 0.14 drams to 483.15 drams.
central bank deputy governors will be selected in late July as the four-year term of the incumbents expire that month, director general of the Governor's Office Daw Myint Kyi told The Myanmar Times.
Jakarta: Indonesia's central bank has urged credit rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) to raise its rating for Indonesia's sovereign debt from junk bond status to reflect a number of recent reforms.
"There is a school of thought that is supportive of central banks playing a role in the blockchain revolution. The main argument is that cryptocurrency should be treated as a new form of money issued by a central bank, in the form of central bank ...
"That's our target," central bank Governor Coomaraswamy told a forum of the Foreign correspondents' Association of Sri Lanka.
(May 19): Malaysian central bank Governor Muhammad Ibrahim enters his second year in office with some economic tailwinds. After navigating volatile financial markets, springing a surprise interest-rate cut, and implementing curbs on some ...
"There are very few hawkish central banks left on the planet so there is a novelty value to the Bank of Mexico surprising investors with a 25-basis-point hike that takes the Official Overnight Rate up to 6.75%, its highest level since April 2009.
Moscow (Reuters) - The WannaCry ransomware attack compromised the systems of Russian banks in some isolated cases, the Russian central bank said on Friday in the first official acknowledgement by Moscow that the virus had an impact on the ...
The Fed does have tools like its supervision authority over banks, which in 2013 the central bank used to rein in leveraged loans.
As U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to make his first trip to the Middle East, some lawmakers back in Washington are seeking amendments to a law that could see further sanctions against Hezbollah and its political allies.
On Tuesday, China's central bank injected a net 170 billion yuan ($24.67 billion) into money market through open market operations - the most in nearly four months - to offset liquidity stress caused by corporate tax payment and maturing repos ...
South Africa's central bank governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Tuesday that raising lending rates would do little to attract new investments to the country after its credit rating was downgraded to junk.
Egypt's central bank will leave its key interest rates unchanged in May for the fifth consecutive time even though annual inflation has soared to its highest in more ...
There is a school of thought that is supportive of central banks playing a role in the blockchain revolution. The main argument is that cryptocurrencies should be treated as a new form of money issued by a central bank, in the form of central bank ...
The central banks in the mainland and Hong Kong have approved the clearing agencies in both markets to work with the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing on the rules for the bond connect scheme, according to a joint announcement by the People's Bank ...
The central bank of Kenya (CBK) is widely expected to leave its benchmark lending rate unchanged when it meets on May 29 despite concern over inflation.
The central bank of Brazil is eyeing regulations for the FinTech sector this year to help industry startups and companies to enter and expand in the country currently reeling from a recession.
(Repeats item from Tuesday) * Taiwan on U.S. watchlist of possible currency manipulators * Taiwan's central bank head wants Taiwan off the U.S.
State-owned central bank of India has reported a lower net loss of Rs 592 crore during the last quarter ended March 2017 on improved recovery as against a loss of Rs 898 crore on bank's books for the same quarter ended March 2016.
SYDNEY, May 16 (Reuters) - Australia's central bank was confident core inflation would pick up by early 2018, but worries about a subdued labour market amid soaring household debt forced it to stand pat on rates earlier this month.
In a significant move, the Reserve Bank has decided to have a chief financial officer. It has already set in motion the selection process by inviting applications from prospects.
Kawai went on to address the idea of a central bank digital currency (CBDC), one she said "almost all central banks" are studying. The People's Bank of China, for instance, published a new opinion piece on CoinDesk last week in which it looked in depth ...
China's central bank has established a fintech committee to study the impact of financial technology on monetary policy, financial markets, stability, payment and clearing mechanisms.
The dollar edged lower after notching an eight week high against the yen on Thursday in Asian trade, while the New Zealand dollar tumbled after its central bank suggested a tightening was further out than the markets had priced in. The dollar was ...
[Shanghai] The use of local currencies instead of the US dollar or other major currencies in China's Belt and Road initiative will help to ensure financial stability, officials at China's central bank said this week. Transacting in the currencies of ...
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) has agreed with a number of authorities on taking joint measures against the cryptocurrency OneCoin on suspicion of ...
Russian e-commerce giant Ulmart is planning to start accepting bitcoin as a method of payment from 1 September, 2017. The online retailer was considering accepting bitcoin earlier in February 2017, only to see intervention by Russia's central bank.
China's two largest mobile payment services Alipay and Tenpay have recently been fined by People's Bank of China, the country's central bank.
Frankfurt, Germany (AP) " The head of the European central bank says that risks to the strengthening economy of the 19-country eurozone have fallen " but insists it's too early to declare victory and start withdrawing stimulus measures.
photo - Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the central bank's quarterly Inflation Report press conference at the Bank of England in the ...
The ECB held the Euro zone's benchmark interest rate at zero percent and left monetary policy unchanged at its April meeting. President Mario Draghi also confirmed the central bank planned to maintain its monthly pace of quantitative easing (QE) until ...
OTTAWA - A new Bank of Canada analysis says it has doubts business investment in advanced economies will accelerate back to its level before the 2007-09 global financial crisis.
The central bank is consulting on changes to the investment framework for credit unions following a review. The changes could facilitate credit union investment in additional types of bonds and potentially social housing.
So whenever central banks suck this debt out of the market, money managers have to fight over what is left, pushing down yields.





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