Archive for April 17th, 2014

Central Bank Watch

National Bank of Serbia Monetary Policy Not Changed

April 17, 2014

As also decided at prior meetings on January 16, February 13, and March 6, the Executive Board left its one-week repo rate unchanged at 9.5%, striking a balance between protecting financial stability and securing growth with price stability.  The key central bank interest rate had been cut 150 basis points in the final quarter of […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Spoken Words

April 17, 2014

Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda reiterated his upbeat view that recovery will resume soon after the initial setback this quarter caused by a consumption tax.  While expressing satisfaction with current policy settings, he also indicated a readiness to augment stimulus if such becomes necessary.  The Bank of Japan released results of its quarterly branch managers […] More