Archive for October 25th, 2021

Central Bank Watch

Rate Hikes in Kazakhstan and Tajikstan

October 25, 2021

Two central banks from the former Soviet empire raised interest rates in response to rising and above-target inflation. The National Bank of Tajikstan lifted its policy rate by 25 basis points to 13.25%. The rate had been raised previously this year by a full percentage point in both April and July after an initial 25-basis […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update

Dollar and Equities Buoyant in Spite of Geopolitical Tensions, Inflation Concerns, and Softer Confidence

October 25, 2021

China’s government has locked down parts of the country to combat a new spread of Covid-19. The global death count from the disease is likely to cross above 5 million victims later this week. A fresh Russian cyber attack on U.S. government and corporate networks has been revealed. Turkish President Erdogan is threatening the expulsion […] More