Bank of Russia hikes interest rates to stem ruble sell-off

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Central bank raises key rate by 150bp to highest level since 2009 as currency reaches record low against dollar; spent $3bn propping up ruble on October 29

Topics: Bank of Russia, Russia, Elvira Nabiullina, Interest rates, Inflation


Kocherlakota explains dissent from FOMC decision to end asset purchases

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Topics: Narayana Kocherlakota, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), quantitative easing, Forward guidance, Federal Reserve, United States, Japan, Europe, Inflation, Inflation targeting

Central Bank of Brazil hikes rates following knife-edge election

Central Banking | 30 Oct 2014

Topics: Brazilian real, Central Bank of Brazil, Brazil, Independence, Emerging markets, Inflation

Bank Indonesia sets out reform agenda for next 10 years

Central Banking | 27 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank Indonesia, Indonesia, Inflation

Rajan overruled external members’ call for rate cut in September

Central Banking | 23 Oct 2014

Topics: India, Reserve Bank of India, Raghuram Rajan, Interest rates, Inflation

IMF paper sees EU inflation expectations holding firm

Central Banking | 23 Oct 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, European Union (EU), Inflation

BoE’s Haldane sees UK economy ‘writhing in both agony and ecstasy’

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank of England, Andrew Haldane, growth, Inflation

MAS holds policy on back of stubborn core inflation

Central Banking | 14 Oct 2014

Topics: Singapore, The Monetary Authority of Singapore, Exchange rate, Inflation

Armenian central bank looks to spark inflation ‘rebound’

Central Banking | 13 Oct 2014

Topics: Armenia, Central Bank of Armenia, Inflation

Significance of Swedish debt levels for Riksbank policy ‘exaggerated', says deputy

Central Banking | 06 Oct 2014

Topics: Leaning against the wind, Sweden, Riksbank, Inflation, Financial crisis

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