We’ll take stronger dollar into account in the way it affects trade and inflation That’s another Fed head talking about the level of the dollar.
At least over the next 18 months Says it continues to be appropriate to have rates at zero for quite some time Time is not so far along that we will be able to begin to normalise policy Raising rates … Continue reading
Labour market recovery is far from complete Fed not close enough to goals to return to business as usual Tight mortgage credit and other tailwinds will slow progress on employment Fes should wait to raise rates until confident that it … Continue reading
“What’s the rush?” That has been the response of several prominent Fed members over the past week when they were asked about hiking rates. The hawk think the the risk of inflationary pressures building and the opportunity to curb financial … Continue reading
Could see delaying rates lift off until after summer of 2015 Need to get 2% inflation on a sustainable basis It’s ok to be modestly above 2% on onflatio Timing of rate lift off will be based on outlook of … Continue reading
SNB not needed to intervene since Sept 2012 not ruling out negative interest rates to avoid deflation 72 pips from the 1.2000 cap. Is he really so sure it’s that credible ? If it’s held this long then maybe it … Continue reading
Yada yada no risk of inflation on the contrary there are growing risks of deflation Nice observation skills Mr J SNB would take more steps immediately if needed SNB would take extra measures if needed SNB chairman jawboning in Geneva … Continue reading
Prior 1.078b. revised to 1.108bn Mortgage lending 2.286bn vs 2.250bn exp. Prior 2.345bn revised to 2.340bn Mortgage approvals 64212 vs 65000 exp. Prior 66569 revised to 66100 M4 money supply 0.3% vs 0.3% prior m/m. Revised to 0.2% -1.5% vs … Continue reading
Speech by Governor Kuroda at a Meeting Held by the International Bankers Association of Japan, titled The Role of Foreign Financial Institutions in Japan’s Financial System Some comments pertinent to the economy and policy: Has been some weakness in exports … Continue reading
Westpac economists Dominick Stephens and Michael Gordon client note: Says today’s data confirms the RBNZ is willing to intervene when it sees he currency “is seen as unjustified and when market conditions are ripe for a successful intervention.” They say … Continue reading
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