Archive for May 9th, 2017

Central Bank Watch

Central Bank of Sri Lanka

May 9, 2017

The statement released after the latest policy review by Sri Lanka’s Monetary Board calls the current stance appropriate, observes a deceleration in the capital city of Colombo, and projects a similar drop of inflation nationally to mid-single digits by the end of this year. Officials also expect credit growth to slow down in line with […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Elections, Fed Rhetoric, and Some New Data

May 9, 2017

On Sunday, French voters elected a centrist president but gave far-right candidate Le Pen about a third of the vote. The result avoids the specter of Frexit for now but didn’t spell the end of pan-European nationalism. In Germany, meanwhile, two recent state elections have also swung to Chancellor Merkel’s pro-EU CDU party, increasing chances […] More