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Bitcoin recovers very slightly

by on March 9, 2022 0
Keep in mind that monetary policy tightening and many “risky behaviors” around the world will continue to keep Bitcoin somewhat muted. Bitcoin markets rallied a bit on Tuesday to show signs of life again. The $40,000 level sits above and is essentially in the middle of the overall consolidation zone the market is currently... Read More

Australian Dollar Outlook: Commodities Dominate AUD

by on March 7, 2022 0
The Australian dollar gained ground last week as turbulence from the Russian invasion of Ukraine rippled through markets. While central banks and underlying fundamentals still have a role to play, the bigger picture could see capital flows dominate the AUD. Trade data released during the week came in better than expected at AUD 12.9... Read More

Are central bank digital currencies the key to unlocking financial inclusion in Africa?

by on March 3, 2022 0
Technology is changing money as we know it. Financial technology or fintech as a form of financial innovation has reshaped the financial services industry, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. More recently, the advent of central bank digital currencies (hereafter CBDCs) presents a transformational opportunity for the global financial industry. New analysis shows that over 90%... Read More

Forex movements reflect various factors

by on February 15, 2022 0
Reuters reported that Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday that the central bank‘s offer to buy unlimited government bonds reflected his view that the recent rate hike long-term interest of the country was due to factors unrelated to its economy. “We don’t plan to conduct such an operation frequently. We will... Read More

USDJPY pulls back on news of Russian troops

by on February 14, 2022 0
JPY The pair is trading in the mid-range but off session highs as markets resume movement USDJPY falls below 100 hour MA the USDJPY USD/JPY USD/JPY is the currency pair comprising the United States dollar (symbol $, code USD) and the Japanese yen from Japan (symbol ¥, code JPY). The pair’s rate indicates how... Read More

S&P 500 rises after Amazon earnings, jobs report

by on February 4, 2022 0
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite rose on Friday, pushing major stock indexes to weekly gains, after a better-than-expected January jobs report showed the economy continues to grow solidly. The tech-focused Nasdaq Composite jumped 219.19 points, or 1.6%, to end at 14098.01, a day after the index posted its biggest loss since September 2020.... Read More

German 10-year bond yield is trading in positive territory

by on January 19, 2022 0
Outgoing Finance Minister and new German Minister Chancellor Olaf Scholz delivers a speech during the handover ceremony with his successor at the German Federal Ministry of Finance in Berlin, Germany, December 9, 2021. Tobie Schwarz | Reuters Borrowing costs for the German government continued their ascent on Wednesday, with the benchmark 10-year Bund yield... Read More

The inflation challenge for central banks

by on January 16, 2022 0
idea room There is still considerable uncertainty about the trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic and its effects on the global economy. Inflation has recently increased around the world and many central banks around the world will raise their key rates to stabilize inflation in 2022, says Dr. Murat Ungor. GDP fluctuations to date during... Read More

Turkish lira erodes last week’s gains

by on December 28, 2021 0
Turkish Lira banknotes are placed on US dollar banknotes in this illustration taken on November 28, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Register The lira 37% weaker against the dollar this year despite the rebound Central bank gives new details on lira deposit system Minister of... Read More

Is the bullish journey over?

by on December 27, 2021 0
Despite the state of optimism regarding the new COVID variant and risk appetite, gold prices rebounded higher, stable around $ 1,811, near their highest in one month, in a context falling US dollar. Recently, various studies have indicated that the last wave of the epidemic will be less damaging economically than the previous ones.... Read More

The path of least resistance is lower

by on December 25, 2021 0
Technical signals remain bearish for the euro The euro suffered significant losses against the US dollar in 2021. Although trading was volatile and largely directionless for the first five months of the year, the decline was relentless from June. The exchange rate fell from ~ 1.2250 to ~ 1.1200 as the ECB remained relatively... Read More

In word and deed, China loosens economic policy

by on December 10, 2021 0
BFR BERNANKE, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve, entitled his memoir “The Courage to Act”. But a lot of what central bankers do these days is talk. They talk about what they are doing, doing and could do. In the central bank, words can speak louder than stocks. Listen to this story... Read More

FOREX-Dollar declines with Fed policy decision in sight

by on November 1, 2021 0
* Chart: Global exchange rates (add analyst comment, update prices) By John McCrank NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (Reuters) – The dollar eased against its main rivals on Monday, after posting its biggest daily rise in more than four months in the previous session, as traders position ahead of the highly anticipated meeting of... Read More

Towards green balance sheets for central banks

by on October 28, 2021 0
In 2020, the Bank of England (BoE) became the first central bank to disclose climate risks associated with its monetary portfolio. In a report, the UKThe central bank has taken stock of its climate-related financial risks in all of its operations, including how it manages them. There is now no doubt among central bankers... Read More

Power shift in the global economy

by on October 11, 2021 0
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a huge shock to the global economy, just as we are witnessing a major shift in economic management decisions. It’s a change that could leave central banks on the sidelines as we navigate the economic impact of COVID-19, leaving governments firmly in the driver’s seat. The economic shock of... Read More

Dollar surges ahead of Jobs ADP post by

by on October 6, 2021 0
© Reuters. By Peter Nurse – The dollar traded higher on Wednesday as the safe haven spurred on fears that higher energy prices could translate into higher inflation, prompting the Federal Reserve to tighten monetary policy quickly . At 3:05 am ET (0705 GMT), the Dollar Index, which tracks the greenback against a... Read More

New Zealand central bank raises interest rates

by on October 6, 2021 0
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The New Zealand central bank has raised interest rates to a record high and signaled further increases over the next year as it seeks to control inflation and curb the surge in house prices. By raising its key rate from 0.25% to 0.5%, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand has... Read More

FX: Will risk appetite eclipse rate decisions and data?

by on October 4, 2021 0
Investors have started this busy trading week with concerns about how central bank policy will change in a broader recovery. They have fallen by more than 300 points and while these declines are often due to signs of economic weakness, potential policy changes in response to recoveries can also weigh on market sentiment. The... Read More

U.S. government shutdown negotiations at a glance

by on September 30, 2021 0
Market players today We expect the US Congress to pass a short-term funding bill before the deadline of midnight U.S. Time, which would avoid a government shutdown on Friday. On economic data, we will have both German inflation and unemployment figures for September. Weekly jobless claims are released for the United States and the... Read More

2 senior Fed officials resign after trading backlash

by on September 27, 2021 0
Following the controversy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pledged to tighten central bank ethics rules. In announcing his resignation, Kaplan said he “adheres to all of the Federal Reserve’s ethical standards and policies,” but added that he was leaving because “the recent emphasis on my financial disclosure may become a distraction. “for the political work... Read More

Latin America Inflation Threat Sparks More Hikes: Green Week

by on September 25, 2021 0
(Bloomberg) – Latin America’s fight against soaring consumer prices is expected to shift to a new front this week, with Colombia set to become the region’s fifth-largest economy under a targeting regime. inflation aimed at tightening monetary policy. Bloomberg’s Most Read Bogota’s central bank is almost certain to join its peers on Thursday and... Read More

Wall Street posts weekly gains as bond yields rise

by on September 24, 2021 0
Newsletter: Not covered The most important market trends and how the best minds on Wall Street are responding to them. Delivered every day of the week. Stocks on Wall Street faltered on Friday and public debt was liquidated as investors closely watched the ongoing Evergrande crisis and digest hawkish signals from several major central... Read More

Reclaiming central banks by Ann Pettifor

by on September 21, 2021 0
By serving private capital markets rather than citizens and taxpayers, central banks are a major obstacle to meaningful climate action. Half a century after US President Richard Nixon and his advisers reshaped the international monetary system, now we must transform it again. LONDON – Fifty years ago, a US president closed the gold window,... Read More

Should central banks take climate change into account when formulating monetary policy? Here’s what Kenneth Rogoff has to say

by on September 18, 2021 0
“Central banks must think about preserving financial stability, stability of inflation, they are not responsible for imposing a carbon tax,” said Kenneth Rogoff, professor of economics at Harvard University. An unusual question has been raised in the central bank’s public debates by an unusual person. Urjit Patel, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of... Read More

BoJ meeting, Japanese elections and yen

by on September 17, 2021 0
With a Bank of Japan meeting on Tuesday and an election between parties to decide who will succeed Prime Minister Suga later this month, the yen may finally enjoy some volatility. The central bank is unlikely to disrupt the waters as the economy remains trapped in deflation, so the yen’s fortunes will primarily be... Read More

FOREX-Dollar Pauses After Biggest Weekly Rise In Two Months

by on August 23, 2021 0
* Chart: Global exchange rates By Saikat Chatterjee LONDON, Aug.23 (Reuters) – The US dollar slipped against rivals on Monday in a profit-taking after posting its biggest weekly gain in more than two months last week, fueled by concerns about the outlook for global growth. The main source of investor concern is the... Read More

GBP / USD technical analysis: possible rise

by on August 11, 2021 0
GBP / USD is moving within a very narrow range in light of the pound’s stubbornness against the strength of the US dollar. The dollar strengthened after impressive US employment figures, which showed the extent of the rapid economic recovery from the effects of the epidemic, paving the way for Federal Reserve policy tightening.... Read More

The abundance of liquidity in the financial system will not go away even after the Fed cuts its bond purchases

by on August 6, 2021 0
There is an abundance of liquidity floating around the financial system, thanks to the Federal Reserve’s efforts to support the U.S. economy since the outbreak of the pandemic in March of last year. And even if the central bank completes cutting its $ 120 billion in monthly bond purchases next year, “liquidity should continue... Read More

Nifty and Sensex win ahead of RBI meeting

by on August 4, 2021 0
A security guard walks past the Indian National Stock Exchange building in Mumbai, India. Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg | Getty Images Indian stocks hit a record high on Wednesday as investors remained bullish amid the corporate earnings season and ahead of the central bank policy meeting. The Nifty 50 index rose 0.79% to 16,258.05,... Read More

Lake County News, California – The next great financial crisis could be triggered by climate change – but central banks can prevent it

by on July 20, 2021 0
Climate change and policies to prevent it can shake up the economy. Citizen of the Planet / Education Images / Universal Images Group via Getty Images In 2008, as big banks started to go bankrupt on Wall Street and as the housing and stock markets collapsed, the country saw how crucial financial regulation is... Read More

by on July 18, 2021 0
Fundamental Euro Forecast: Bearish The Governing Council of the European Central Bank will announce next Thursday its latest decision on monetary policy in the euro area and everything indicates that it will be one of the last major central banks to tighten its policy after the crisis caused by the pandemic of coronavirus and... Read More
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