Archive for March 8th, 2017

Central Bank Watch

National Bank of Poland’s Reference Interest Rate Left at 1.5%

March 8, 2017

A released statement following the Monetary Council’s meeting on March 7-8 asserts that a recent considerable rise of total CPI inflation reflects things that are beyond the control of monetary policy. Core inflation is still around zero, implying scant demand pressure and only moderate growth in unit labor costs. The monetary authorities consequently believe that […] More

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Dollar Up and Some Eye-Catching Data Results

March 8, 2017

The dollar is trading higher, with gains of 0.6% against the Aussie currency, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% vis-a-vis the euro, loonie, peso and sterling, 0.2% against the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the yuan. The ten-year Treasury yield rose another four basis points. At 2.56%, such is 25 basis […] More