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ECB could provide cash to failing banks if conditions met: Coeure

Apr 23 2018

The European Central Bank could provide liquidity to failing banks while they are being wound down under certain conditions, ECB director Benoit Coeure said.

BOJ's Suzuki advocates continued easing despite rising cost

Feb 08 2018

Bank of Japan board member Hitoshi Suzuki said the central bank must maintain its massive stimulus program to hit its elusive price target.

As US rattles saber on trade, Asia bites its tongue on dollar

Feb 07 2018

Washington about unfair trade has kept Asian policymakers reluctant to openly talk down their currencies despite the dollar’s slump to multi-year lows.

Long-awaited market correction finally in full swing

Feb 06 2018

The correction will continue to take place until equity returns balance out with bond yields. That should imply a sustained downward trend in the stock markets.

'2018 global growth to roll to highs not seen in eight years'

Jan 24 2018

Global economy is expected to grow at a robust pace this year and reach an altitude not seen since 2010, as momentum builds in developed economies and inflation revives.

S'pore c.bank head hopes cryptocurrency tech will survive crash

Jan 15 2018

Central bank head said he hoped the technologies underpinning cryptocurrencies such as blockchain would not be undermined by an eventual crash in the virtual coins.

Dollar firm on tax cut hopes, euro underpinned by rise in yields

Dec 20 2017

The dollar was supported by expectations of a US tax overhaul while a sharp rise in German bond yields helped to underpin the euro.

State Street sees Asian bond markets under some pressure in 2018

Nov 16 2017

Asian central banks will tilt to less dovish postures on monetary policy as US interest rates climb next year, putting pressure on domestic bond markets.

Central banks can't fight rise in asset prices explicitly: Evans

Nov 15 2017

Federal Reserve policymaker Charles Evans said Central banks can’t explicitly fight fast rising financial market asset prices.

Gold prices steady, central banks meeting in focus

Oct 31 2017

Gold prices were largely unchanged after the Bank of Japan kept its monetary policy steady, with investors shifting their attention to other central bank meetings.

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