Central Banks

Swiss National Bank meet Thursday – preview (spoiler: no change) Coming Up! Title text for next article SNB meet 20 September 2018 and expected to maintain its target range for 3mth Libor at between minus 0.25 and minus 1.25% Credit Suisse  SNB meeting, we believe that low level
Comments by BOJ governor Haruhiko Kuroda following the BOJ monetary policy decision earlier in the day Have maintained YCC policy in this meeting Maintained negative yield policy, 10-year JGB yields target Japan’s economy is expanding moderately Global growth is also continuing Expects domestic economy to keep expanding Sees positive economic cycle going forward Expects CPI
More comments by ECB member Jozef Makuch Trump is like an “unguided missile” The unpredictability of his policies represent the biggest risk for the economy “He says something and in the end something else happens” Current slowdown in euro area growth driven by exports But projections for global economic development remain positive Says that ECB
Its a week on the quiet side for Australian economic data, with lower-tier releases: Tuesday: Weekly consumer confidence from ANZ/Roy Morgan RBA minutes (September meeting)  ABS Q2 house prices (dated given monthly data from CoreLogic) Wednesday: Westpac leading index for August RBA Assistant Governor Christopher Kent (Financial Markets) speech – topic is Money Creation  Its
BOE governor Mark Carney delivers the Whitaker lecture in Dublin ForexLive Uncertainty around Brexit has had an additional dampening effect on pay growth But most recent pay data supports BOE’s August forecasts Developments on Brexit are the most significant influences on economic outlook BOE is well-prepared for whatever path the economy takes That includes a
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European Central Bank policy meeting announcement and Draghi news conference due at 1145GMT and 1230 GMT respectively Collating the earlier previews posted here If you are reading down here, a bonus: Westpac: The ECB used the June policy meeting to affirm their forward guidance into 2019. It is very likely that the September meeting will
The Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meet on 13 September 2018 I popped up Barclays with a great preview here earlier, much to chew on: This one now via Rabobank, a good summary indeed: We expect the Bank of England to keep Bank rate at 0.75% in a unanimous vote on Thursday. This
The European Central Bank meet on Thursday September 13, this via UBS on what to expect In brief: In the absence of big surprises, the ECB can maintain a steady hand and proceed in line with its monetary policy guidance from June and July, namely: phase out QE by the end of 2018, and then
Michele Bullock is Assistant Governor (Financial System) Says rising household debt is a risk Says widespread financial stress among households is not imminent Says banks’ mortgage risks appears to be currently low Says arrears rates on housing loans remain very low No doubt some households feeling pressure of high debt levels Number of reasons why