News/Monetary policy

IMF backs Canada cut despite overvalued housing

Central Banking | 30 Jan 2015

Fund says central bank's decision to lower rates for first time in four years is ‘in line with staff advice'; says housing market overvalued by up to 20%

Topics: Bank of Canada, Canada, IMF, Oil, Stephen Poloz


Bank of Russia cuts key rate by 200bp

Central Banking | 30 Jan 2015

Topics: Russia, Central Bank of the Russian Federation, Interest rates, Inflation

Brazil's central bank says inflation progress ‘not enough’

Central Banking | 30 Jan 2015

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

Denmark cuts rate for third time in 11 days

Central Banking | 29 Jan 2015

Topics: Denmark, National Bank of Denmark, Interest rates, Exchange rate, euro

Upbeat Fed statement keeps mid-year rate hike alive

Central Banking | 29 Jan 2015

Topics: Federal reserve, Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), Interest rates, Inflation

MAS makes surprise adjustment to currency policy

Central Banking | 28 Jan 2015

Topics: The Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore

Turkey’s central bank expects to break letter-writing cycle

Central Banking | 28 Jan 2015

Topics: Turkey, Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, Inflation, Interest rates

State Bank of Pakistan slashes rates to decade low

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: IMF, State Bank of Pakistan, Pakistan, Interest rates, Reserves

Leading central bankers unsure about impact of technology on monetary policy

Central Banking | 26 Jan 2015

Topics: Mark Carney, Haruhiko Kuroda, Benoît Cœuré, ECB, Bank of England, Phillips curve, Bank of Japan

Eichengreen says central banks should worry more about deflation than 'profits and losses'

Central Banking | 23 Jan 2015 | screening image

Topics: Barry Eichengreen, Eurozone, Deflation, Japan, Federal reserve, Janet Yellen, quantitative easing, Forward guidance, Financial crisis

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