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  • UK poll outcome won't be binary; margin of decision matters: CS Jun 23, 2016 08:00 AM IST

    UK poll outcome won't be binary; margin of decision matters: CS

    A 'Leave' vote may not immediately result in the UK exiting the UK and a narrow 'Remain' may also impact UK politics, finds Credit Suisse.

  • Bank of England warns again on Brexit, holds rate Jun 16, 2016 07:22 PM IST

    Bank of England warns again on Brexit, holds rate

    The Bank of England on June 16 warned that Britain's EU referendum next week was potentially the "largest risk" for world markets

  • Caution pervades at four of world's top central banks Jun 11, 2016 11:30 AM IST

    Caution pervades at four of world's top central banks

    While the US Federal Reserve, Bank of England, Swiss National Bank and the Bank of Japan are all dealing with varying amounts or shortages of inflation, none are expected to act ahead of one of the biggest risk events of 2016.

  • Bank of England warns of Brexit consequences on growth May 13, 2016 07:34 AM IST

    Bank of England warns of Brexit consequences on growth

    BoE Governor Mark Carney meanwhile said that should Britain vote on June 23 to leave the European Union, the country risks suffering a "technical recession", or two successive quarters of negative growth, as jobs disappear and the value of the pound slumps.

  • Bank of England warns of "sharp" sterling fall if UK leaves EU May 12, 2016 08:24 PM IST

    Bank of England warns of "sharp" sterling fall if UK leaves EU

    The Bank's rate setters - who voted unanimously to keep interest rates on hold - said households and companies were likely to hold off on spending and investment in the event of a vote for so-called Brexit on June 23.

  • China data may sway US Fed's rate decision May 09, 2016 02:01 PM IST

    China data may sway US Fed's rate decision

    A run of Chinese data is expected to show activity moderated in April after a strong showing in March. It started on Sunday with a greater-than-expected fall in China's April exports and imports.

  • Bank of England issues new Brexit warning Mar 30, 2016 07:44 AM IST

    Bank of England issues new Brexit warning

    The central bank's Financial Policy Committee (FPC) declared that the risks surrounding the vote represented "the most significant near-term domestic risks to financial stability", echoing recent comments from BoE governor Mark Carney.

  • China's currency becomes the target of speculators: WSJ Feb 01, 2016 08:09 AM IST

    China's currency becomes the target of speculators: WSJ

    As the world's second largest economy grapples with an economic downturn and volatile markets, The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that some of the largest hedge funds on Wall Street are stacking up bets against the yuan.

  • Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system Jan 26, 2016 08:00 PM IST

    Rajan joins WEF task force on global financial system

    The task force was formed at the request of Bank of England Governor and Financial Stability Board Chairman Mark Carney and WEF's Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab.

  • UK inflation edges back above zero in November Dec 15, 2015 05:30 PM IST

    UK inflation edges back above zero in November

    The Office for National Statistics said annual consumer price inflation rose 0.1 percent last month from October's reading of -0.1 percent, in line with economists' expectations in a Reuters poll, despite an unexpected fall in clothes prices.

  • From heroes to bystanders? Central banks' growth challenge Oct 01, 2015 12:29 PM IST

    From heroes to bystanders? Central banks' growth challenge

    Despite near-zero rates and USD 7 trillion of monetary stimulus unleashed by central banks in major industrial economies, investment and growth is stuck below pre-crisis levels and tepid demand is hurting developing economies by depressing prices of their commodity exports.

  • Loss of central bank traction puts mandates under scrutiny Sep 30, 2015 12:29 PM IST

    Loss of central bank traction puts mandates under scrutiny

    The turbulent response of equity, commodity and emerging markets marks this as a rare, if not singular instance in recent years of markets reacting so negatively to an ostensibly dovish policy signal from the Fed.

  • Bank of England keeps rates steady, sees big overseas risks Sep 10, 2015 07:15 PM IST

    Bank of England keeps rates steady, sees big overseas risks

    Ian McCafferty, one of the nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee, voted to increase rates to 0.75 percent but the majority of policymakers appeared in no rush to raise rates, according to minutes released on Thursday.

  • Rupee falls further; opens at 63.64 per dollar Jul 23, 2015 09:02 AM IST

    Rupee falls further; opens at 63.64 per dollar

    USD-INR is trading in a range with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) presence on both sides. USD-INR is expected to trade today in a range of 63.50-63.70/dollar, says Mohan Shenoi of Kotak Mahindra Bank.

  • IMF calls for Greece debt relief as Germany talks tough Jul 14, 2015 10:16 PM IST

    IMF calls for Greece debt relief as Germany talks tough

    A secret International Monetary Fund study showed Greece needs far more debt relief than European governments have been willing to contemplate so far, as Germany heaped pressure on Athens on Tuesday to reform and win back its partners' trust.

  • Greece and China expose limits of 'whatever it takes' Jul 08, 2015 11:44 AM IST

    Greece and China expose limits of 'whatever it takes'

    INVESTMENT-CENBANK-FIREFIGHTING:Analysis - Greece and China expose limits of 'whatever it takes'"Whatever it takes," Mario Draghi's 2012 assertion about what the ECB would do to save the euro, best captures the all-powerful, self-aware central bank activism that's cosseted world markets since the banking and credit collapse hit eight years ago.

  • Former Vodafone Group CEO Arun Sarin joins Ola Board Jul 07, 2015 02:17 PM IST

    Former Vodafone Group CEO Arun Sarin joins Ola Board

    "Arun brings a global perspective and a strong understanding of emerging markets like India. His experience in management and in growing large companies is invaluable to Ola," Ola Co-founder and CEO Bhavish Aggarwal said.

  • HSBC faces $2.4 bn bill for new ringfencing rules Jul 01, 2015 10:08 AM IST

    HSBC faces $2.4 bn bill for new ringfencing rules

    The Bank of England has told banks they must set up a boundary around their branch operations to protect taxpayers from any repetition of the multi billion-pound bailouts required during the financial crisis of 2007 to 2009.

  • IMF Paper counters Rajan on easy policy being crisis-recipe Jun 28, 2015 02:40 PM IST

    IMF Paper counters Rajan on easy policy being crisis-recipe

    With RBI's Raghuram Rajan ringing alarm bells about the world economy facing the Great Depression-like problems, an IMF research paper has countered his views and says monetary policy easing alone can't be blamed for triggering a financial crisis.

  • Asia shares rise before China data, more stimulus seen May 13, 2015 09:31 AM IST

    Asia shares rise before China data, more stimulus seen

    US stocks ended lower on Tuesday after a recent run-up in global bond yields unsettled investors, though stocks recovered from steeper losses after Treasury yields pulled back slightly from six-month highs.

  • Brief Bloomberg outage hits financial markets globally Apr 17, 2015 09:46 PM IST

    Brief Bloomberg outage hits financial markets globally

    The lack of price visibility was blamed for accelerating a sell-off in European shares, while trading volumes in German government bond futures contracts fell by around a third.

  • Is market liquidity your number one concern? Apr 11, 2015 01:39 PM IST

    Is market liquidity your number one concern?

    Global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman and Morgan Stanley released detailed report on the subject in March, highlighting that global banks have shrunk their balance sheets by some 20 percent since 2010 which has "significantly" reduced the liquidity in secondary asset markets.

  • Bitcoin technology startup hires Morgan Stanley manager Apr 07, 2015 10:29 AM IST

    Bitcoin technology startup hires Morgan Stanley manager

    Dienelt co-founded the paper bitcoin wallet company Lazzerbee while working at Morgan Stanley, where he had been for almost a decade. He most recently managed a team of futures specialists in the bank's private wealth business.

  • Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, Greece Feb 13, 2015 01:25 PM IST

    Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, Greece

    Preliminary data due later in the day is expected to show stagnant growth in the euro zone, with economists forecasting 0.2 percent expansion in the final three months of last year, unchanged from the preceding quarter.

  • Central banks need fiscal policies to revive growth Jan 20, 2015 05:54 PM IST

    Central banks need fiscal policies to revive growth

    The world may come to realise that expecting central banks to revive growth with quantitative easing when national fiscal policies are turning to austerity may be fraught with risks.

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