The voting members of the Federal Open Market Committee seemed comfortable with their patient stance on interest rate, agreeing it could last for "some time," according to minutes of their April 30- May 1 meeting released Wednesday. Even if global economic and financial conditions improve, a wait-and-see approach was warranted, the officials said. Officials were split on the outlook for interest rates. A few officials said there might be a need for higher rates if the economy evolves as they thought. But others thought higher productivity might mean there was more economic slack than the...

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday used a softer tone to describe where interest-rate policy presently is, in what could be construed as implying fewer interest rate hikes to come. œInterest rates are still low by historical standards, and they remain just below the broad range of estimates of the level that would be neutral for the economy--that is, neither speeding up nor...

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Friday reaffirmed plans to dial back stimulus at the end of the year but also voiced caution about the growth outlook, warning that the pick up in inflation may be slower than earlier expected. 'If firms start to become more uncertain about the growth and inflation outlook, the squeeze on margins could prove more persistent,' Draghi told a banking...

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday night used a conversation with the president of the Dallas Fed to communicate optimism about the U.S. economy even as he acknowledged potential headwinds, particularly from abroad. Powell was answering questions posed to him by Dallas Fed President Rob Kaplan, as well as from the audience. With near-universal expectations of another...

The Federal Reserve on Thursday held interest rates steady while signaling that it will stay the course and move rates up at a gradual pace in coming months. As expected, the Fed kept its benchmark target for rates unchanged in a 2% to 2.25% range. The central bankers left the core of its September statement unchanged. œThe Committee expects further gradual increases in the target range for...

RBA Keeps Interest Rates on Hold

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 10:52 WIB

The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official interest rate unchanged for the 27th consecutive month. The record low overnight cash rate of 1.5 per cent was not expected to be adjusted by RBA governor Philip Lowe at Tuesday's monetary policy board meeting. The central bank has held interest rates steady at at 1.5 per cent since cutting the country's cash rate by 25 basis points in August...

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