Archive for April 27th, 2020

Central Bank Watch

Enhancement Approved of Bank of Japan Monetary Easing

April 27, 2020

Normally a 2-day deliberation, the BOJ Board’s meeting was completed in a single 3-hour 1-minute session. The eye-catching change at this month’s policy review was the shift to unlimited JGB purchases in order to ensure against any unforeseen rise of the 10-year yield above the target of around zero percent. Such a change had been […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Softer Dollar as Investor Risk Appetite of Improves

April 27, 2020

The dollar opened the new week on a down note, sliding 1.0% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.5% vis-a-vis the peso and sterling, 0.3% against the euro, and 0.2% versus the yen and loonie. Gold is little changed. The main financial market move today has been a 17.4% dive in West […] More