Archive for December 2nd, 2014

Central Bank Watch

Reserve Bank of India

December 2, 2014

Once again, India‚Äôs monetary policy was left unchanged following a scheduled bi-monthly review.  The repo rate, reverse repo, and reserve requirement ratio will remain at 8%, 7% and 4%.  Interest rate hikes had been raised 25 basis points each in September and October 2013 and, most recently, January 2014.  A released statement from Governor Rajan.  […] More

Central Bank Watch

Reserve Bank of Australia

December 2, 2014

The 2.5% official cash rate since August 2013 was retained, and the preference for a period of interest rate stability for a period of time with a stance that is appropriately accommodative was reaffirmed in a released statement from Governor Glenn Stevens.  Sub-trend growth and in-target inflation are projected.  The statement observes a further increase […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar

December 2, 2014

The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  The yen touched a new low for the move of 119.30 per USD.  The 120 per dollar level, first approached at the […] More

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