Archive for September 15th, 2015

Central Bank Watch

Central Bank of Chile Flags Coming Interest Rate Hike

September 15, 2015

The Central Bank of Chile left its benchmark interest rate, which has been at 3.0% since a cut in October 2014, unchanged but released a statement forewarning markets that policy will be tightened as soon as the next meeting:  The Board considers that the convergence of inflation to 3% over the policy horizon will call […] More

Central Bank Watch

Bank of Japan

September 15, 2015

The statement released this month by the BOJ Board after 5 hours 36 minutes of policy deliberations over two days break little new ground regarding whether policy stimulus might be augmented, as such was at end-October 2014, following next month’s full outlook review.  The assessment of exports and industrial production were downgraded, but the upbeat […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar Little Moved by U.S. and Other Data

September 15, 2015

The dollar shows no net overnight movement against the euro, yuan and loonie, a rise of 0.3 against the Aussie dollar and sterling, a gain of 0.2% and 0.1% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and a drop of 0.2% relative to the yen. Chinese share prices slumped 3.5%, and there were stock market declines of […] More

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