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  • Currency war may be based on false premises Jan 11, 2013 02:31 PM IST

    Currency war may be based on false premises

    In the past few years, central banks around the world have pumped trillions of dollars into the financial system, partly motivated by the desire to keep their currencies weak in relation to others.

  • Britain's Queen quizzes central bank on financial crisis Dec 17, 2012 01:10 PM IST

    Britain's Queen quizzes central bank on financial crisis

    During a visit to the Bank of England on Thursday, the Queen was overheard asking whether a "lax" attitude to financial regulation had contributed to the financial crisis.

  • Banks urge BoE to offer renminbi support Dec 05, 2012 04:25 PM IST

    Banks urge BoE to offer renminbi support

    The Bank of England is facing calls to support renminbi trading in London, as bankers meet on Tuesday to discuss how to boost the nascent market in China's tightly-controlled currency.

  • Positive cues from China will add fuel to rally: City Index Sep 26, 2012 03:28 PM IST

    Positive cues from China will add fuel to rally: City Index

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18 Joshua Raymond of City Index said, global markets have certainly priced in a lot of the central bank stimulus action.

  • Decisive breach of 53/$ can help Re appreciate: Barclays Sep 26, 2012 11:00 AM IST

    Decisive breach of 53/$ can help Re appreciate: Barclays

    Forex dealers said besides strengthening of dollar against euro overseas on eurozone debt worries, rupee fell on increased month-end demand for the American currency from importers.

  • Barclays hires City grandee David Walker as chairman Aug 10, 2012 08:34 AM IST

    Barclays hires City grandee David Walker as chairman

    Barclays has named David Walker, a former Bank of England and Treasury official, as its new chairman in an effort to patch up its top management team and rebuild its reputation after it became embroiled in a rate rigging scandal.

  • A Greek banker, the Shah and the birth of Libor Aug 08, 2012 12:00 PM IST

    A Greek banker, the Shah and the birth of Libor

    Minos Zombanakis, born 86 years ago on a Greek island, remembers the birth of the interest rate benchmark now at the heart of a global rigging scandal well.

  • US holds key as mkts factor in 'all talk, no action': F&C Aug 03, 2012 05:00 PM IST

    US holds key as mkts factor in 'all talk, no action': F&C

    Jeff Chowdhry, head - emerging market equities, F&C Investments, explains to CNBC-TV18 that the European markets rallied on expectations of an absence of on-ground initiatives by the ECB, Fed or the BoE and adds that the US economy is a key trigger in the short-term.

  • BoE leaves policy on hold as economy worsens Aug 02, 2012 04:36 PM IST

    BoE leaves policy on hold as economy worsens

    The Bank of England left its monetary policy unchanged on Thursday, judging that its July decision to expand its buying of government bonds is enough stimulus for now despite signs of growing economic weakness.

  • Why further easing may not save commodities Jul 24, 2012 01:40 PM IST

    Why further easing may not save commodities

    Commodities bulls betting on further easing from major central banks to revive sagging prices may be setting themselves up for disappointment.

  • Asia data signals demand drop, Fed officials eye QE3 Jul 09, 2012 12:00 PM IST

    Asia data signals demand drop, Fed officials eye QE3

    Asia's two biggest exporters showed further signs of slowing down in data published on Monday, signalling risks of a fresh slide in global demand, as a top Federal Reserve official said he was downbeat on the prospects of the US economy.

  • ECB may bring down rates further, says Citi Jul 06, 2012 02:46 PM IST

    ECB may bring down rates further, says Citi

    Jurgen Michels, Managing Director, Lead Euro Area Economist and ECB Specialist at Citi said that the ECB offered some positive surprises by bringing down the deposit rate to zero. He believes, this could also pave the way for taking the rates further down, even moving into negative territory at some stage.

  • IMF's Lagarde voices concern over global economy Jul 06, 2012 12:56 PM IST

    IMF's Lagarde voices concern over global economy

    The head of the International Monetary Fund expressed concern on Friday at a deterioration in the global economy, saying the outlook has become more worrying as developed and big emerging nations show signs of slowing down.

  • Why central bankers have 'no chance' of arresting slowdown Jul 06, 2012 12:13 PM IST

    Why central bankers have 'no chance' of arresting slowdown

    The rate cuts from three major economies on Thursday may have dominated headlines, but it did little to inspire confidence in global stock markets, which fell as investors took the move to mean the world economy remains in trouble.

  • BoE injects 50bn pounds of monetary stimulus Jul 05, 2012 04:42 PM IST

    BoE injects 50bn pounds of monetary stimulus

    The Bank of England launched a third round of monetary stimulus on Thursday, announcing it would restart its printing presses and buy 50 billion pounds of asset purchases with newly created money to help the economy out of recession.

  • Aggressive ECB will be upbeat for risky assets: Benoit Anne Jul 05, 2012 04:00 PM IST

    Aggressive ECB will be upbeat for risky assets: Benoit Anne

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Benoit Anne, MD, head of emerging market strategy at Societe Generale talks about his expectation for global markets ahead of the BoE and the ECB monetary policy decisions.

  • QE3 might be necessary; US economy slowing down: Finaport Jul 05, 2012 02:44 PM IST

    QE3 might be necessary; US economy slowing down: Finaport

    Thursday's announcements from the ECB and BOE, and bond auctions in Spain are expected to take center stage before Friday's US non-farm payrolls data. Hans Goetti, CIO of Finaport says the US payroll numbers are politically sensitive.

  • Experts bullish on gold, silver, natural gas & aluminium Jul 05, 2012 09:14 AM IST

    Experts bullish on gold, silver, natural gas & aluminium

    NS Ramaswamy of Ventura Securities recommends buying gold below Rs 29,600 per 10 grams levels for a target of Rs 29,725 per 10 grams and beyond that on an intraday basis to Rs 29,900 on expectations of the Bank of England and the European Central Bank rate cuts.

  • Asian shares ease from rally before ECB decision Jul 05, 2012 09:02 AM IST

    Asian shares ease from rally before ECB decision

    A rally in Asian shares fizzled out on Thursday as markets marked time before the European Central Bank's policy decision later in the day, with the euro staying pressured by widespread expectations of a rate cut to support fragile euro zone growth.

  • Gold stays put ahead of ECB, ignores firm dollar Jul 05, 2012 08:32 AM IST

    Gold stays put ahead of ECB, ignores firm dollar

    Gold held steady around USD 1,615 an ounce on Thursday, as the anticipation of a rate cut by the European Central Bank offset the impact of a stronger dollar.

  • European shares edge down ahead of central bank moves Jul 04, 2012 02:32 PM IST

    European shares edge down ahead of central bank moves

    European shares retreated from two-month highs on Wednesday after three days of gains made on hopes of more monetary stimulus from central banks and progress made in dealing with the euro zone debt crisis.

  • Why Europe needs to do more than cut interest rates Jul 04, 2012 08:45 AM IST

    Why Europe needs to do more than cut interest rates

    The European Central Bank needs to go beyond lowering interest rates - which has already been priced in by markets - to boost growth and authorities may be better off ramping up their asset-purchasing programs instead, economists tell CNBC.

  • Markets almost sure ECB, BoE are going to act: City Index Jul 03, 2012 03:24 PM IST

    Markets almost sure ECB, BoE are going to act: City Index

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Joshua Raymond, chief market strategist of City Index talks about where he sees global markets ahead of the European Central Bank and the Bank of England meetings.

  • Wall St Week Ahead: Greek elections to keep tensions high Jun 16, 2012 10:12 AM IST

    Wall St Week Ahead: Greek elections to keep tensions high

    Instead of backyard barbecues and beer, this Father's Day could see many investors with their minds on Greece.

  • Outcome of G20 meet as vital as Greek polls: Nick Parsons Jun 15, 2012 05:11 PM IST

    Outcome of G20 meet as vital as Greek polls: Nick Parsons

    Nick Parsons of National Australia Bank explains to CNBC-TV18 that the rally in the markets was due to investors closing in their short positions. He adds that any durable rally would depend on the outcome of the meeting of the G20 in Mexico.

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