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The central bank has said the amount of coins circulating in the UAE was appropriate for the moment. It comes after a multitude of reports about small change and rounding up of prices following the introduction of VAT. "The role of central bank of the UAE is to monitor cash usage in the market and supply ...
At least six Asian countries will replace or reappoint central bank chiefs in the months ahead: China, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, South Korea and Taiwan. The prospects for new faces and ideas inject additional drama into a uniquely uncertain monetary environment. Change atop the U.S. Federal ...

The Washington-based Institute of International finance has singled out the UK and other nations such as Japan, the US and Brazil as being at particular risk as central banks move to tighten monetary policy "simultaneously for the first time in a decade", and trigger higher borrowing costs this year, putting ...
Millions of people around the world trust and trade digital currencies, despite them only coming into existence a decade ago. Over the past decade, digital currencies became a $600 billion industry, and are not controlled by any governing body or central bank. Digital currencies now have the potential to ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- central bank of Libya in Tripoli announced Thursday that the country's fiscal deficit has decreased by 48 percent during 2017. The bank revealed that the deficit decreased by 48 percent in comparison to 2016 "thanks to the efforts of the Presidential Council of the government of ...
St. Louis (KMOV.com) - central bank of St. Louis employees will get a special bonus as a result of the new federal tax reform. Central Bancompany, Inc., which employs more than 2,500 people across four states, announced Friday that full-time employees would receive a $1,000 bonus and part-time ...

The Turkish central bank's gold reserves have reached a record-high 564.8 tons, mainly due to the Bank's policy of replacing a large amount of U.S. dollar reserves with billions. Total reserves including foreign exchange and gold reached $107.7 billion in value at the end of 2017, up $1.6 billion from a ...
Beijing, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank suspended open market operations for the 10th working day Friday, citing sufficient liquidity in the banking system. Liquidity was at a "relatively high level," which can offset the effect from the depositing of required reserves at financial institutions, the People's ...
ECB President Mario Draghi said in October that cryptocurrencies are not "mature" enough for the central bank to regulate. "With anything that's new, people have great expectations and also great uncertainty. Right now we think that especially as far as bitcoins and cryptocurrencies are concerned, we don't ...
Dar es Salaam, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) on Thursday revoked business licenses and took possession of five banks for being undercapitalized and violating the Banking and Financial institutions Act of 2006 and its regulations. Ben Ndulu, the BoT Governor, said the central bank has ...
While the central bank had planned to have systems in place where its computers could automatically receive data from financial firms - referred to as "machine-to-machine" reporting - it told companies it regulates last month that an "issue" had cropped up that would not be rectified before MiFID II went ...
The central bank got the go-ahead to increase its operating budget for 2018 by 17 per cent at a commission meeting in November, at which executives also faced criticism over the handling of the country's tracker-mortgage scandal. Minutes for a November 28th meeting of the central bank Commission, ...
After almost a decade of unconventional monetary policies by developed countries' central banks, all 35 OECD economies are now enjoying synchronised growth, and financial markets are in the midst of the second-longest bull market in history. With the S&P 500 having risen 250% since March 2009, it is ...
Share price of central bank of India gained 10 percent intraday Monday as the board will consider fund raising on January 3. The company's board meeting will be held on January 3, 2018 to consider and approve raising of additional equity upto Rs 323 crore by issuance and allotment of equity shares of ...
China will maintain prudent monetary policy and reasonable loan growth in 2018, central bank chief Zhou Xiaochuan said in comments published on Sunday. In a new year's message, Governor Zhou said that in 2017 the People's Bank of China had strengthened macroeconomic controls, deepened ...
Seoul: South Korea's central bank chief on Sunday said monetary policy should remain accommodative in 2018 because inflationary pressure is weak even as the economy is expected to post solid growth in the coming year. "Inflationary pressure from the demand side isn't forecast to be big and so ...
A third reason for central-bank intervention was to signal a commitment to preferred monetary policies. For example, if a central bank announced a programme to purchase government securities, the implication was that it would not tighten monetary policy while the programme was in effect. Regardless of ...

Beijing (Reuters) - China's central bank said it will gradually raise the reserve funds ratio of third-party payment firms to 50 percent by April 2018 from a ... The central bank said earlier this year that it will eventually ban non-bank payment firms from making any private investments with money deposited by ...
The contact details of the site's Publishers refer users to the Polish central bank, suggesting a concerted official effort on behalf of lawmakers to present bitcoin and altcoins as being in a legal gray area. "Cryptocurrencies, virtual currencies, digital currencies are not 'electronic money' within the meaning of ...
central bank of India's committee will also decided to hold an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders on 2 February 2018 to consider and pass necessary resolution and may also fix 3 January 2018 as relevant date for the purpose of determining the issue price. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint.
... technology for settlements between central banks would be the "most interesting application" that would benefit financial stability and efficiency. As reported in September 2017, Simon Scorer, a researcher at BoE, has publicly discussed the design requirements for a central bank-issued digital currency, ...
Now, there may be a few central banks that add trace amounts of cryptocurrencies to their balance sheets - but only as a political stunt. For instance, I can imagine the central bank of Iran or the Central Bank of Russia publicly announcing that they'll reduce their U.S. dollar reserves by some small amount ...
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2007 file photo, a woman shows the new bill of 20 Mexican pesos in Mexico City. Mexico's central bank said on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, that it will seek to bolster the peso amid concerns that the U.S. tax overhaul could reduce investment flows to Mexico. (AP Photo/Alexandre ...
CAIRO: Egypt's central bank kept its key interest rates unchanged on Thursday as inflation remained in double digits a year after the country floated its currency and sent prices shooting higher. The overnight deposit rate remained at 18.75 per cent and the overnight lending rate at 19.75 per cent, the bank ...
Sri Lanka will have to repay US$ 13.8 billion in bunched up foreign debt maturities between 2019-2022, with 2018 being the buffer year in which the central bank can build up reserves cheaply. Dr. Coomaraswamy said that with government fiscal discipline being maintained for the first 10 months of this ...
The central bank of Cyprus (CBC) is conducting a nationwide survey to assess the island's financial knowledge, with results expected to be announced within the first half of 2018, it emerged on Friday. In an interview with the Cyprus news agency, the CBC's director of economic analysis and research ...
Minister of finance and Economic Affairs, Christopher Sinckler, pursuant to the powers vested in him under Section 11 (1) of the central bank of Barbados Act CAP 323C of the Laws of Barbados, and with the concurrence of the Cabinet of Barbados, approved the appointment of Haynes to head that ...
FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2007 file photo, a woman shows the new bill of 20 Mexican pesos in Mexico City. Mexico's central bank said on Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, that it will seek to bolster the peso amid concerns that the U.S. tax overhaul could reduce investment flows to Mexico. (AP Photo/Alexandre ...
Now, there may be a few central banks that add trace amounts of cryptocurrencies to their balance sheets - but only as a political stunt. For instance, I can imagine the central bank of Iran or the Central Bank of Russia publicly announcing that they'll reduce their U.S. dollar reserves by some small amount ...
It should be noted that Jan Smets is not alone in his views on bitcoin. Other bank governors are also part of the chorus. Governors from the central banks of Australia, Canada, Denmark, and New Zealand have all denigrated Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Such an attitude is not surprising as Bitcoin and ...
AMBD said that cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash and Ether, are forms of digital currencies which operate independently from monetary authorities or central banks. "cryptocurrency transactions are anonymous and are often traded on platforms of unknown jurisdictions in which the authenticity ...
central bank traders follow the investment policy enforced by the executive committees with specific asset allocation targets. In order of importance, the ... In 2018, G7 central banks will witness bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies becoming the biggest international currency by market capitalization. This event ...
I will argue that every central bank is to a considerable extent a risk manager, reflecting the forward-looking nature of monetary policy. I will then explain why political risks cannot be addressed in the same way as economic risks. central banks should not prejudge political outcomes through their actions.
We have seen several central banks contemplate issuing their own digital currencies. So far, none of these projects have actually come to fruition. A new partnership between the UAE and Saudi Arabia's central banks may change all that in the near future. Both entities are working on their own digital ...
The Turkish central bank has been signaling that "its pistol is on the wall" by creating an atmosphere that it would make "sufficient interest rate increase" for investors for quite some time now, similar to the famous monologue of Anton Chekhov. On Dec. 14, it seemed as if they pulled the trigger. But they did ...
Frankfurt -- A lot is happening in the world of central banks. In Washington, the Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again to brake the sizzling United States economy. And the Bank of England is also in rate-raising mode. Not so the European central bank, which left monetary policy unchanged ...
The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as investors awaited this week's Federal Reserve interest rate decision and a speech by Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz. The Canadian currency lost 1.3 per cent last week after the central bank struck a more dovish tone than investors ...
The most interesting thing on Wednesday is likely to be what the central bank says on this and whether the dot plot continues to forecast three hikes. With so many unknowns - vacant positions on FOMC and tax reform to name a couple - expectations are likely to change over the next six months, impacting ...
Hong Kong - Asian markets struggled to build on their recent rally as investors cashed in while also looking ahead to key central bank meetings that could provide an idea about monetary policy in the New Year. Wall Street provided yet another record-breaking lead as the selling that hit equities at the start ...
In a defiant statement on Tueday, RCBC said the Bangladeshi central bank was partly to blame for the heist. It also accused the Bangladesh Bank of covering up an inside job. RCBC said Bangladesh Bank has refused to cooperate and has not been transparent in attempts to investigate what happened.
Thursday, December 14th at 13:30 GMT will see the European central bank (ECB) releasing its Monetary policy statement. The ECB is not expected to waver from its Quantitative Easing program nor increase rates at any time soon. However, the markets will be reading into the statement, as the ECB ...
Everyone has one foot out of the door, trying to wrap up their work before the holidays, and the same applies to central bankers. This week, no fewer than 20 central banks around the world will make decisions about interest rates. The big day is Thursday (Dec. 14), when there will be 12 rate-setting ...
Brexit continues to pose a "major risk" to the Irish economy despite the deal struck last week to ensure there will be no hard border with the North when the UK leaves the European Union, the central bank has said. The regulator on Tuesday published its second edition of the 2017 Macro-Financial Review, ...
bitcoin's spectacular gains look like a speculative bubble and the cryptocurrency is too unstable to be useful in the future, Bloomberg reports, citing New Zealand's central banker. "It looks remarkably like a bubble forming to me," Reserve Bank of New Zealand acting governor Grant Spencer said in ...
ForexLive.com blog posts feature leading edge technical analysis charting tips, forex analysis, and currency pair trading tutorials. Find out how to take advantage of swings in global foreign exchange markets and see our real-time forex news analysis and reactions to central bank news, economic indicators ...
BENGALURU, Dec 11 (Reuters) - India's retail inflation likely breached the central bank's 4.0 percent medium-term target in November after unseasonably heavy rains sent food prices soaring, a Reuters poll showed. In the poll of more than 30 Economists, annual consumer inflation, due to be released on ...
A quorum of central bank policy decision will take place this week; only the Fed is expected to change its policy. Nonetheless policy guidance from the Fed, ECB and BOE will be monitored and will play a significant factor on year-end positioning. We're off to an inconspicuous start this morning but I'm ...
"The rally is almost certain to continue this week, fuelled by seasonal bias and the likely outcome of a central bank meeting. With a strong jobs report, the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates for the first time since June and that will likely push shares of banks, among the leaders of the Dow's ...
Six years on from the financial crash and almost €10 billion later, Ireland's pension schemes are still effectively in just as much of a mess as they were back in 2010. That's the finding of a report by consultants Lane Clark & Peacock, who have been examining the pension exposure of Ireland's largest ...
MANILA, Philippines - Indonesia's central bank said it issued a new regulation prohibiting bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency from being used for payments in the country, the Nikkei Asian Review reported late Thursday, December 7. Bank Indonesia's new regulation explicitly mentions Bitcoin and ...


 

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