News/Monetary policy

Rajan overruled external members’ call for rate cut in September

Central Banking | 23 Oct 2014

External members on RBI’s technical advisory committee see the case for easing, and the majority voted for a rate cut in September; deputy governor portfolios shaken up

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

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West African countries take stock of ‘capacity building project’

Central Banking | 21 Oct 2014

Topics: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Republic, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone

ECB taking minutes leak ‘very seriously’

Central Banking | 20 Oct 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, Deutsche Bundesbank, Central Bank of Cyprus, Jens Weidmann

SBP launches shariah-compliant open market operations

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Islamic finance, Pakistan, State Bank of Pakistan

Poloz recommends dropping forward guidance as conditions normalise

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Canada, Bank of Canada, Stephen Poloz, Forward guidance

Bank of Russia to offer $50 billion through new FX repos

Central Banking | 16 Oct 2014

Topics: Russia, Bank of Russia, Ruble, Exchange rate

ECB eases collateral requirements for Greek bonds as borrowing costs soar

Central Banking | 16 Oct 2014

Topics: European Central Bank, Sovereign debt, Greece, collateral, Central Bank of Ireland

ECB conference tackles ‘reconciliation’ of statistics as central bank’s powers expand

Central Banking | 15 Oct 2014

Topics: Data, European Central Bank, Single supervisory mechanism, Mario Draghi

Bank of Korea turns focus to stability threats after rate cut

Central Banking | 15 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank of Korea, Korea, South, Interest rates, monetary policy, Debt

Bank of Russia FX intervention hits $6bn

Central Banking | 14 Oct 2014

Topics: Exchange rate, Bank of Russia, Dollar, Russian Federation

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