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International Finance

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Banking

Decoupling Eurozone and US interest rates using unconventional monetary policy

In continental Europe, interest rates tend to swing with their US and UK counterparts only up to 2013 Benoit Mojon Interest rates tend to move together. In Figure 1, we report interest rates on Treasury bonds of five-year maturity for the Eurozone member states that have the best ratings, and for the US, the UK,...
Banking

US Fed raises interest rate: Three questions investors need to ask themselves

Hike by the world’s de facto central bank confirms that we’re in a new era of higher inflation and higher interest rates Nigel Green March 16, 2017: The US Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the second time in three months on Wednesday. It was prompted to do so by strong jobs data, and forecasts...
Economy

US Fed hikes interest rate

The hike is only the second since 2008  IFM Correspondent December 15, 2016: Citing an improving economy, the US Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate on December 14 for the first time in 2016 by a quarter percentage point. In a statement after a two-day meeting, the Fed said policymakers unanimously agreed to lift...
Economy

US Fed hints at rate hike

Will wait ‘for some further evidence of continued progress toward its objectives’ IFM Correspondent November 3, 2016: The Federal Reserve on November 2 hinted at hiking interest rates in December. For now, officials voted to keep rates unchanged following a meeting in Washington. They emphasised that the pace of rate hikes will depend on evolution...
Economy

US Fed monetary policy: A moving target

International Finance Desk
Interest rates unchanged following the September meeting Ken Taubes September 26, 2016: As expected, the Federal Reserve Board left interest rates unchanged following the September meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). In its statement following the meeting, the FOMC said, “The Committee judges that the case for an increase in the federal funds...
Economy

Bank of Japan keeps rate steady

International Finance Desk
Will target 10-year interest rate committing to keep it around zero IFM Correspondent September 21, 2016: Japan’s central bank issued a plethora of changes to its policy approach but kept rate steady. The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said it would start targeting 10-year interest rates, committing to keep them around zero as part of a...
Economy

Getting closer to US interest rate hike

Fed Chair says data is moving in the right direction and she is philosophically inclined to increase rates, but… Seth Roman September 02, 2016: The intention of the Federal Reserve Board to raise rates is clear, but it is still a question of when. In her annual speech at the Jackson Hole Summit in Wyoming,...