Central Banks Take Action

Central banks in China, the euro zone, the U.K. and other countries took new steps to bolster growth amid mounting worries the global economic slowdown is worsening.

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ASK NEWS:
  • Central Banks On Diverging Paths In 2015 - Forbes.com
    Central Banks On Diverging Paths In 2015 - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    12/22/2014 - 12:19 pm | View Link
  • Draghi Starts Squaring QE Circle in Persuasion Month: Economy - Washington Post
    Draghi Starts Squaring QE Circle in Month of Persuasion for ECB - Bloomberg
    12/22/2014 - 6:54 am | View Link
  • Draghi Starts Squaring Stimulus Circle in Month of Persuasion - BusinessWeek
    One concession being debated is to require national central banks to be responsible for at least some of their own credit risk, according to...
    12/22/2014 - 5:34 am | View Link
  • Dollar Matches Two-Year High Versus Euro on Fed as Kiwi Weakens - BusinessWeek
    ... amid speculation the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates as early as April while other major central banks maintain monetary stimulus.
    12/21/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Why a 2% Inflation Target; Janet Yellen Was Right - Forbes.com
    An interesting little footnote to one of the big questions facing central banks around the world.
    12/21/2014 - 10:52 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Central Banks On Diverging Paths In 2015
    (Kitco News) - With the 2008-2009 global financial crisis finally fading into the rear view mirror, focus turns the Big Three global central banks —the U.S. Federal Reserve, Japan's Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the euro-zone's European Central Bank (ECB).
    12/22/2014 - 12:26 pm | View Link
  • Government Guarantees Encourage Banks To Take More Risks, Not Lend Money, Study Finds
    Government guarantees lead not to more lending but to more risk-taking by banks, according to a new research study of more than 2,200 financial institutions around the world. Dulani Jayasuriya, a candidate for a doctorate in finance at the National University of Singapore, made the finding in a not-yet-published study based on data collected by central banks and other financial authorities in 78 ...
    12/20/2014 - 11:45 am | View Link
  • In Asian Markets, Easy Money and Reform Produce Winners
    Central banks in China and Japan pumped money into their economies to restart growth, affecting Asian markets. New leaders in India and Indonesia gave hope of better governance.
    12/20/2014 - 4:06 am | View Link
  • Exclusive: ECB considers making weaker euro zone states bear more QE risk
    By John O'Donnell and Paul Carrel FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank officials are considering ways to ensure weak countries that stand to gain most from a fresh round of money printing bear more of the risk and cost. Officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, have told Reuters that the ECB could require central banks in countries such as Greece or Portugal to set aside extra money ...
    12/19/2014 - 5:42 am | View Link
  • Exclusive: ECB considers making weaker euro zone states bear more quantitative easing risk
    By John O'Donnell and Paul Carrel FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank officials are considering ways to ensure weak countries that stand to gain most from a fresh round of money printing bear more of the risk and cost. Officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, have told Reuters that the ECB could require central banks in countries such as Greece or Portugal to set aside extra money ...
    12/19/2014 - 5:19 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Plunging ruble prompts Russia’s central bank to bail out bank
    It will also place Trust Bank under its own supervision until it finds an investor. Major Russian banks said they had no interest in acquiring Trust, a top 30 Russian bank with about $5 billion in assets. The problems afflicting Trust Bank follow a ...
    12/22/2014 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • Russia's central bank to bail out lender
    Unable to borrow on Western markets due to US and EU sanctions over Moscow's role in the Ukraine crisis, Russian banks have found themselves pressed by the plunge of the rouble that has lost nearly half its value in the past year. Rates on the interbank ...
    12/22/2014 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Central Banks On Diverging Paths In 2015
    (Kitco News) - With the 2008-2009 global financial crisis finally fading into the rear view mirror, focus turns the Big Three global central banks —the U.S. Federal Reserve, Japan’s Bank of Japan (BOJ) and the euro-zone’s European Central Bank (ECB).
    12/22/2014 - 4:24 am | View Link
  • Nigerian central bank tasks banks on adequate capital to mitigate risks
    Following Nigerian banks’ exposure to the oil and gas sector in the face of tumbling oil prices as well as the risk management deficiencies, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed deposit money banks to ensure that they have sufficient capital ...
    12/21/2014 - 11:25 pm | View Link
  • Central Bankers Weren't Meant to Be Heroes
    Some rose to the challenge; others didn't. All the main central banks are implicated in the causes of the crisis, though the blame wasn't theirs alone. Finance ministries and regulatory agencies led the way. Later, when it came to damage control and then ...
    12/21/2014 - 8:47 pm | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • Portal Rasmi Bank Negara Malaysia | Central Bank of ...
    As Malaysia's Central Bank, Bank Negara Malaysia promotes monetary stability and financial stability conducive to the sustainable growth of the Malaysian economy.
    12/22/2014 - 10:28 am | View Website
  • Central Bank of Nigeria | Home
    Home page of the Central Bank of Nigeria's website. Nigeria's Macro Indicators, foreign exchange details, inflation rate, CBN's latest news, documents and ...
    12/22/2014 - 10:00 am | View Website
  • Central bank
    A central bank, reserve bank, or monetary authority is an institution that manages a state's currency, money supply, and interest rates. Central banks also usually ...
    12/22/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
  • Bangladesh Bank Home
    Also known as the "Central Bank of Bangladesh". About the financial system, the convertibility of Taka, and economic and statistical data about the economy.
    12/21/2014 - 11:51 pm | View Website
  • Central Bank of the Philippines
    The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) is the central bank of the Republic of the Philippines. It was established on 3 July 1993 pursuant to the provisions of the 1987 ...
    12/21/2014 - 4:20 pm | View Website
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