News/Monetary policy

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


Split BoJ shocks markets with extra stimulus

Central Banking | 31 Oct 2014

Topics: Japan, Bank of Japan, quantitative easing, monetary policy

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

Fed wraps up asset purchase programme

Central Banking | 29 Oct 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, quantitative easing, United States

Ingves mulls asset purchases as Riksbank cuts repo rate to zero

Central Banking | 28 Oct 2014

Topics: Stefan Ingves, Riksbank, Sweden, quantitative easing

Serbian central bank dismisses losses as ‘accounting measure’

Central Banking | 28 Oct 2014

Topics: Serbia, National Bank of Serbia

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

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

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