Archive for August 26th, 2013

Central Bank Watch

No Interest Rate Change for Bank of Israel this Month

August 26, 2013

As in June and July, the Monetary Policy Committee’s meeting in August concluded without a change in the 1.25% key central bank interest rate.  A statement released by the committee noted that expected CPI inflation over the coming year lies marginally below the middle the the 1-3% target range even though consumer prices rose 2.2% […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Quiet start to Last Week of August

August 26, 2013

A narrowly mixed dollar shows gains of 0.2% against the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the euro and Aussie dollar, no change relative to the yuan, and declines of 0.3% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% against the yen and sterling. The 10-year Japanese JGB and German bund yields dipped a basis point […] More