Archive for May 19th, 2015

Central Bank Watch

Bank Indonesia Retains BI Rate of 7.5%

May 19, 2015

The May meeting of the Board of Governor concluded with today’s released statement keeping Indonesia’s 7.5% main reference interest rate and laying policy objectives: The BI Board of Governors decided on 19th May 2015 to hold the BI Rate at 7.50%, while setting the Deposit Facility and Lending Facility rates at 5.50% and 8.00% respectively. […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Bond Yields, Stocks, and Dollar Higher

May 19, 2015

The dollar strengthened 1.4% against the euro, 1.0% versus the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to sterling, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Canadian and Australian dollars and 0.2% versus the kiwi.  The yuan held steady. Ten-year Treasury and British gilt yields are four and three basis points firmer. Equities in the Pacific Rim rise by 3.4% in China, […] More