Archive for December 9th, 2013

Central Bank Watch

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

December 9, 2013

The repo and reverse repo rates were left unchanged this month, matching the decision made at November’s meeting, and the current stance was deemed “appropriate” in a released statement from monetary officials.  The statement lists several successful developments — faster growth last quarter, slower inflation last month, more favorable balance of payments trends, and a […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

For a Monday, it’s Been Busy

December 9, 2013

Share prices in India rallied 1.6% on the opposition’s victory in state elections over the weekend.  In other Asia markets, stocks climbed 2.3% in Japan, 1.0% in South Korea, 0.9% in Taiwan and 0.8% in Malaysia and Indonesia.  Equities fell 0.8% in Australia and dipped 0.1% in China and the Philippines.  The Spanish IBEX and […] More