Central Bank Announcements
Members judged that holding the stance of monetary policy unchanged at this meeting would be consistent with sustainable growth in the economy and achieving the inflation target over time.
Bank Indonesia and the Government will continue to coordinate for global and national economic developments and strengthen external sector resilience
The temporary permissions regime will mitigate the outcome of a possible hard Brexit. Nevertheless, thorough preparations by financial institutions are necessary.
MPC decided to cut the Central Bank of Egypt’s (CBE) overnight deposit rate, overnight lending rate, and the rate of the main operation by 100 basis points
Our near-term focus is in ensuring that our contingency planning covers the unfolding situation, while continuing to work with those firms that have not yet finalised their Brexit plans.
While there remains much uncertainty, the Central Bank has been actively preparing for the full range of Brexit scenarios
Economic developments in Sweden and abroad have entered a phase of lower growth. Although growth is more subdued, economic activity is still strong. The conditions for inflation to remain close to 2 per cent in the coming years have not changed to any great extent. The Executive Board has therefore decided to hold the repo rate unchanged at −0.25 per cent. As in December, the forecast for the repo rate indicates that the next increase will be during the second half of 2019, provided that the economic outlook and inflation prospects are as expected
Speech by Dr Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank for International Settlements, at the University of South Africa (UNISA), Pretoria, 12 February 2019.
Remarks by Mr Luis de Guindos, Vice-President of the European Central Bank, at Deusto Business School, Madrid, 11 February 2019.
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have become one of the key instruments to face economic and social problems and achieve development objectives in most industrial and developing countries. SME contributions to employment creation, productivity improvement, and income generation are underutilized in the Arab countries at a time when economic transformation is shifting the onus for productivity from the public sector to the private sector.
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At the Conference for Community Bankers, sponsored by the American Bankers Association, San Diego, California
At “Rural Places, Rural Spaces: Closing Financial Services Gaps in Persistent Poverty America,” a policy forum sponsored by Hope Enterprise Corporation, Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi
New risks are emerging and will determine the Basel Agenda.International cooperation can only work if national politics are able to overcome the tendencies.
The World Economic Forum today launches an initiative aimed at helping civil society prepare for and respond to the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The Copom asserts that caution, serenity, and perseverance in monetary policy decisions, even in the face of volatile scenarios, have been instrumental in pursuing its primary objective of keeping the inflation path towards the targets.
the Board judged that holding the stance of monetary policy unchanged at this meeting would be consistent with sustainable growth in the economy and achieving the inflation target over time.
Speech by Mr Nestor A Espenilla, Jr, Governor of Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP, the central bank of the Philippines), delivered by Ms Chuchi G Fonacier, Officer-in-Charge, at the Annual Reception for the Banking Community, Manila, 25 January 2019.
Speech by Mr Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, at the 2019 Annual General Meeting of the International Capital Markets Association’s European Repo and Collateral Council, Luxembourg, 31 January 2019.
Reasons for launching a monetary easing cycle, as risks of inflation decrease steadily, and inflation returns to its target, along the trajectory outlined in the central bank’s new macroeconomic forecast.