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Tag: central banks


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Rate cuts can’t save the global economy from the coronavirus, say analysts

March 6, 2020

Via: CNBC

Investors are expecting the U.S. Federal Reserve — and other central banks globally — to do more to rescue the global economy from a downturn caused by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Fed lowered its benchmark rate by 50 basis […]


Channels, Retail Banking

One in five people could have access to central bank digital currencies within three years

January 24, 2020

Via: Finextra

Following up on a survey from last year, BIS quizzed 66 central banks, covering 75% of the world’s population and 90% of its economic output, about their intentions regarding CBDCs. Some 80% of respondents (up from 70% a year ago) […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Monetary policy should not be designed for banks, BNP Paribas chairman says

November 14, 2019

Via: CNBC

In an era of negative interest rates in Europe, monetary policy should not be geared towards appeasing the banking sector, BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre has said. Speaking to CNBC’s Annette Weisbach at the BNP Conference in London on Thursday, […]


Activity, Trading

How the ‘big kahuna’ of central banks may bring reality crashing down on stocks

June 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Pushed aside by investors who have been distracted by politics and trade bickering, central banks are back and demanding attention. And attention they are getting. With the ink barely dry on that seemingly hawkish Federal Reserve statement, China’s central bank […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Macroeconomic

The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level – here’s what that means

April 25, 2018

Via: CNBC

The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has broken through the “psychologically important” level of 3 percent, leaving analysts contemplating what it could mean the future of asset markets and, more importantly, the global economy. The yield on the benchmark bond — […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Macroeconomic

Credit Suisse CEO now has a whole new perspective of central banks

November 30, 2017

Via: CNBC

The chief executive of Credit Suisse has sharply altered his view on global central banks, telling CNBC that policymakers have been handling the current environment “very well.” “You have heard me previously taking about QE (quantitative easing) in a negative […]