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  • Fed & BoE to exit zero interest rate policy in 2015: Mowat Nov 27, 2014 04:56 PM IST

    Fed & BoE to exit zero interest rate policy in 2015: Mowat

    Adrian Mowat of JP Morgan forecasted that the Fed and Bank of England will exit zero interest rate policy (ZIRP) in 2015. However, the low rate regime will continue in the near-term

  • OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more Nov 25, 2014 04:18 PM IST

    OECD sees gradual world recovery, urges ECB to do more

    Overall, the global economy is set to grow by 3.3 percent this year, 3.7 percent in 2015 and 3.9 percent in 2016, the OECD said, confirming forecasts published before the G20's summit earlier this month.

  • ECB tests fail 25 banks with $32B shortfall Oct 27, 2014 08:17 AM IST

    ECB tests fail 25 banks with $32B shortfall

    The European Central Bank also found that all of the euro zone's banks have not been strict enough in identifying toxic assets, finding an additional 136 billion euros in non-performing loans.

  • Bank of England holds fire as wage growth lags Oct 09, 2014 05:49 PM IST

    Bank of England holds fire as wage growth lags

    The UK central bank's nine-member Monetary Policy Committee left the bank's main interest rate at a record low of 0.5 percent and the total size of its bond portfolio at £375 billion ($617 billion) after their October policy meeting.

  • Markets await Scottish vote, 'be very much concerned' Sep 15, 2014 08:21 AM IST

    Markets await Scottish vote, 'be very much concerned'

    The upcoming Scotland vote has led investors to sell shares of Scottish companies, place bearish bets on the British pound—and worry about the widespread implications of the potential Scotland split-off.

  • Indian banks' UK arms seen getting hit by BoE's new norms Sep 08, 2014 10:32 PM IST

    Indian banks' UK arms seen getting hit by BoE's new norms

    After a consultation launched in February this year, the Bank of England has set out stringent limits for branches of foreign banks operating in the United Kingdom. Several Indian banks will feel the impact of these changes, reports CNBC-TV18‘s Sanjay Suri.

  • See money flowing from euro into US dollars: Hans Goetti Sep 05, 2014 09:18 AM IST

    See money flowing from euro into US dollars: Hans Goetti

    According to Hans Goetti of Banque Internationale the ECB has delivered more than the market expected, which could eventually lead to quantitative easing and expansion of ECB balance sheet.

  • Bank of England holds rates despite unflagging recovery Sep 04, 2014 05:06 PM IST

    Bank of England holds rates despite unflagging recovery

    The BoE's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) left its Bank Rate at 0.5 percent, where it has been since the depths of the financial crisis more than five years ago.

  • World economy faces jobs, growth risks: IMF's Zhu Sep 03, 2014 01:42 PM IST

    World economy faces jobs, growth risks: IMF's Zhu

    It`s important for central banks to keep interest rates low amid weak global growth but the rise in risk appetite amid ample liquidity is a concern, Zhu said.

  • 10 things you should know before the opening bell Feb 13, 2014 08:36 AM IST

    10 things you should know before the opening bell

    In key data to watch out for in the US today, weekly jobless claims are seen coming in largely unchanged at 330,000. And retails sales are expected to come in at -0.1 percent.

  • Infosys, IndusInd Q3 and Nov IIP to keep Nifty busy today Jan 10, 2014 08:30 AM IST

    Infosys, IndusInd Q3 and Nov IIP to keep Nifty busy today

    Globally, US markets closed flat on Thursday ahead of the crucial nonfarm payrolls data due today. Status quo on the monetary policy by the ECB and BOE lead the European markets lower.

  • Weekahead: Infosys kicks off earnings season Jan 04, 2014 09:05 AM IST

    Weekahead: Infosys kicks off earnings season

    As is customary, Infosys will unofficially kick off results from blue-chips when it reports earnings on January 10.

  • Opening Bell: Here's what will drive the market today Oct 24, 2013 08:41 AM IST

    Opening Bell: Here's what will drive the market today

    With analysts warning of a bad end to the rally, how will the Nifty play out through the day? Key earnings are expected from Kotak Mahindra Bank, Idea Cellular and Biocon.

  • Brent tops $110 first time since April on economic data Aug 02, 2013 10:09 AM IST

    Brent tops $110 first time since April on economic data

    US manufacturing grew in July at its fastest pace in two years, while a China industrial index beat expectations this week. Brent crude oil futures had gained 42 cents to USD 109.96 a barrel by 0411 GMT, after earlier hitting USD 110.09, its highest since April 3

  • Barclays CEO: We are not at odds with regulators Jul 04, 2013 10:27 PM IST

    Barclays CEO: We are not at odds with regulators

    Last month, the Bank of England`s new Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) surprised the industry by enforcing a 3 percent leverage ratio target on lenders, and singled out Barclays, which has a ratio of 2.5 percent after adjustments, as among banks that fall short of the target.

  • Fed tapering? Here's why it may not happen Jun 28, 2013 06:57 PM IST

    Fed tapering? Here's why it may not happen

    Viktor Shvets, head of Asian strategy at Macquarie Securities Group, said the US economy is unlikely to improve enough to allow the Fed to stop pumping in liquidity.

  • UK loans drop despite flagship credit program Jun 04, 2013 11:15 AM IST

    UK loans drop despite flagship credit program

    Bank of England said the figures may reflect a desire by lenders to reduce the scale of their balance sheets or to shed operations as a condition of receiving state aid. Some lenders want to shrink their "non-core" portfolios, such as commercial property loans.

  • Banks navigated rulebooks for 20 years: BoE's Tucker May 29, 2013 02:12 PM IST

    Banks navigated rulebooks for 20 years: BoE's Tucker

    Within the global framework, the biggest financial institutions did not need to be too safe to fail. Rather, banks needed to be allowed to fail because it was possible for them to do so in an orderly way.

  • Bank of England remains divided on stimulus May 22, 2013 05:00 PM IST

    Bank of England remains divided on stimulus

    Under the program, the bank buys government bonds from financial institutions, hoping they will lend to businesses and individuals. Governor Mervyn King and two other members pushed for an increase of 25 billion pounds, but were outvoted.

  • G7 nations agree to target tax evasion and avoidance May 12, 2013 12:29 PM IST

    G7 nations agree to target tax evasion and avoidance

    The Group of Seven industrialised nations today agreed that collective action was needed to target tax evasion and avoidance, including by multinational companies using transfer pricing rules to shift profits into tax havens.

  • Expect sideways trend in Gold for intraday: Karvy Apr 17, 2013 04:58 PM IST

    Expect sideways trend in Gold for intraday: Karvy

    Karvy Commodities Broking has come out with its report on bullion. According to the research firm, a very sideways trend is expected in gold for the day.

  • BoE may opt for QE; not likely to see ECB action: Citi Mar 07, 2013 05:30 PM IST

    BoE may opt for QE; not likely to see ECB action: Citi

    Jurgen Michels of Citi feels there may not be any further measures from the ECB but the Bank of England (BoE) may announce another round of quantitative easing (QE).

  • Low volumes still don't warrant bonds-eq swap: Coopercity Feb 05, 2013 04:42 PM IST

    Low volumes still don't warrant bonds-eq swap: Coopercity

    Volumes in Europe are still down 30-40 percent and in American markets down 15 percent in the stock markets. Some fund managers may have used derivatives to get exposure to equities, believes Louise Cooper of Coopercity.

  • Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money Jan 22, 2013 05:38 PM IST

    Davos leaders uneasy over glut of easy money

    The world is awash in easy money, with consequences that are starting to worry some central bankers and business leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum (WEF), though so far inflation fears seem overdone.

  • Origins of growing money Jan 21, 2013 11:36 AM IST

    Origins of growing money

    Modern investment methods have roots going back hundreds, sometimes thousands, of years.

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