Interest rates

Swiss National Bank introduces negative rates

Central Banking | 18 Dec 2014

In the face of growing pressure on the Swiss franc, the SNB imposes an interest rate of -0.25% on sight deposits held at the central bank

Topics: Swiss National Bank, Switzerland, Interest rates


Ruble plummets despite 650bp hike by Bank of Russia

Central Banking | 16 Dec 2014

Topics: Bank of Russia, Ruble, Interest rates

IMF: Uganda cut policy meetings to improve forecasts

Central Banking | 15 Dec 2014

Topics: Uganda, Bank of Uganda, Interest rates

Brazil’s central bank lowers expectations of further action

Central Banking | 12 Dec 2014

Topics: Central Bank of Brazil, Brazil, Interest rates, Inflation

Central banks should consider financial stability when setting monetary policy, finds BoJ paper

Central Banking | 09 Dec 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, Interest rates

Belarus central bank handed 12% inflation target

Central Banking | 05 Dec 2014

Topics: Belarus, National Bank of the Republic of Belarus, Inflation, Interest rates

Brazil hikes rate but will deploy further measures ‘sparingly’

Central Banking | 04 Dec 2014

Topics: Brazil, Central Bank of Brazil, Interest rates

PBoC action ‘lays foundation’ for liberalisation

Central Banking | 26 Nov 2014

Topics: People's Bank of China, China, monetary policy, Interest rates

PBoC cut fails to impress but more action on the cards

Central Banking | 21 Nov 2014

Topics: People's Bank of China, China, Interest rates, growth

Bank of Canada weighs inflation target increase

Central Banking | 19 Nov 2014

Topics: Bank of Canada, Inflation targeting, Interest rates, monetary policy

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