Central Bank Policy
With an expected rate cut and a rare liquidity intervention, the US Federal Reserve has been moving markets this week.
Monetary stimulus has returned to Europe, and President Trump isn’t happy about it.
Are collateralized loan obligations brimming with toxic corporate debt just a little bit of history repeating?
After a new sell-off in emerging markets around the world, all eyes are on today’s US jobs report.
Politicians say now’s not the right time; economists say there’s no choice. Either way it looks like the Bank of England is set to increase interest rates in November.
Emerging market currencies started off 2016 on a losing note, and these losses will quickly mount if current trends persist.
The long-awaited and much-feared US Fed hike will end up being anti-climactic.
Whether it comes this week or later, a Fed hike will have a destabilizing effect on emerging markets already grappling with tepid global growth.
Market turmoil is making the Fed’s September decision a lot more complicated than it seemed a month ago.
The recent decision by the People’s Bank of China to cut interest rates by a quarter percentage point to 5.1% tells us a lot about the Chinese government’s priorities.