Bank of England Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes

Posted by Forexsq 7 days ago (http://www.bankofengland.co.uk)
img There had been a noticeable increase on the month in UK short-term interest rates and a further appreciation in the exchange rate. One-year overnight index swap (OIS) rates, one year forward, had risen by around 25 basis points, to just above 1.5%, while the sterling effective exchange rate had risen by 2% on the month, to its highest level since October 2008. Both had been rising over recent mon

Investors to Seek Clues From Fed on Rate Increase

Posted by Forexsq 42 days ago (http://abcnews.go.com)
img A stay-the-course message is expected from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday after it ends a two-day policy meeting.

The Fed will likely approve a fifth cut in its monthly bond purchases because the job market has steadily strengthened. But no clear signal is expected on when the Fed will start raising short-term interest rates from record lows.

The meeting will end with a statement outlini

Fed Will Raise Rates Faster Than Investors Bet, Survey Shows | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 43 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The Federal Reserve will probably raise its benchmark interest rate faster than money-market investors expect, according to a majority of economists surveyed by ForexSQ News. Eurodollar futures, the world’s most... moreShare it now!

World Bank: 'Now is the time to prepare for next crisis'

Posted by Forexsq 49 days ago (http://www.cnbc.com)
img Bad weather in the U.S., the crisis in Ukraine, rebalancing in China and a rise in interest rates will hit growth this year, the World Bank says.

Bad weather in the U.S., the crisis in Ukraine, rebalancing in China and the anticipated rise in interest rates will hit global growth this year, according to the World Bank, which has urged countries to continue urgent reforms.

The Washington-ba

Will the ECB shoot itself in the foot? | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 71 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img Expectations the ECB will “shock and awe” the market with a package of easing measures next month has pushed the euro lower, but some analysts worry one of those potential... moreShare it now!

Bank of England stresses no rush to raise rates as recovery builds | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 78 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The Bank of England pushed back against expectations it might raise interest rates in less than a year’s time, saying on Wednesday that Britain’s economic recovery is still in its... moreShare it now!

A Fed-Watcher Guide to FOMC Day: Steady Taper, Green Shoots

Posted by Forexsq 92 days ago (http://www.bloomberg.com)
img Here’s what to look for when the Federal Open Market Committee releases its policy statement at 2 p.m. today in Washington. Fed officials won’t provide new economic projections, and Chair Janet Yellen isn’t scheduled to give a post-meeting press conference.

-- Steady Tapering: With the labor market and economy showing signs of improvement, the FOMC will probably trim its monthly bond buying by

Yellen’s Dots Dash Effort for Greater Fed Clarity on Rate Rises | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 93 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img Janet Yellen’s effort to provide clarity on the outlook for the Federal Reserve’s main interest rate by publishing policy makers’ forecasts is instead creating confusion. Fed officials released projections last... moreShare it now!

ECB considers Fed-style stimulus | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 118 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img Negative interest rates? Printing money? They’re now both firmly on the agenda in Europe if prices don’t start to pick up soon. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the... moreShare it now!

Yellen speaks for hour, market only hears three words

Posted by Forexsq 132 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spoke for an hour at her press conference Wednesday, but the market only heard three words: “around six months.”

She was asked how long the Fed would wait after the tapering ends before it begins to raise interest rates.

Her answer: “So the language that we used in the statement is ‘considerable period.’ So I, you know, this is the kind of term it’s h

Fed says to keep rates low even after economy regains health | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 133 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said it could keep interest rates unusually low even after the U.S. job market returns to full strength and inflation rises to the central bank's target.

In announcing its view on future rates after a two-day policy meeting, it also dropped a set of guideposts it was using to help the public anticipate when it would finally start bumping overnight borrowing cos

Fed set to roll out new low-rate pledge

Posted by Forexsq 134 days ago (http://www.marketwatch.com)
img The Federal Reserve has said again and again that it wants to keep interest rates low for a long time. But it keeps fiddling with how to express that commitment.

Another shift in that communications strategy is set to occur when the central bank’s interest-rate-setting committee gathers for two days of talks on Tuesday and Wednesday, as it’s the first meeting to be led by Janet Yellen, the new

4 things to expect from Yellen's Federal Reserve

Posted by Forexsq 134 days ago (http://money.cnn.com)
img The Federal Reserve is expected to change its economic goalposts and continue winding down its stimulus program, at Janet Yellen's first meeting as head of the central bank this week.

How Yellen-led Fed tweaks low-rate pledge is one key | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 135 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The Federal Reserve has said again and again that it wants to keep interest rates low for a long time. But it keeps fiddling with how to express that commitment....

ECB holds rates, looks at back door measure to loosen policy | Top Forex Brokers

Posted by Forexsq 146 days ago (http://www.topforexbrokers.com)
img The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged on Thursday, holding its nerve in the face of uncomfortably low inflation though it may unleash other measures to pep up a fragile euro zone recovery.

The decision to leave its main interest rate at 0.25 percent was generally expected by markets, though a third of economists polled by Reuters forecast a cut.
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