December 3, 2019
Asian indices were under selling pressure today after President Trump announced that he would restore the tariffs on steel products from Argentina and Brazil. Above that, he threatened to impose …
November 15, 2019
The Council of Financial Regulators (CFR) has today released a consultation paper seeking comments on proposed financial market infrastructure regulatory reforms.
October 1, 2019
Nikkei 225 finished mixed today on improved investors sentiment as the US and China are planning to restart negotiations in early October and crude oil price stabilizes. Nikkei benchmark in Tokyo finished 0.59% higher at 21,885. The ASX 200 in Australia ended 0.80% higher at 6,742.
September 18, 2019
While Australia’s floating exchange rate means that monetary policy can be set largely according to domestic considerations, members discussed the large shifts in savings/investment decisions globally.
July 17, 2019
Asian stocks finished lower today as comments from Chinese Foreign Minister Geng Shuang stating that US President Donald Trump is misleading people when it comes to trade deal dampened the mood. The Nikkei225 ended 0.31 percent lower at 21,469, the Hang Seng finished 0.28 percent lower at 28,539. The Shanghai Composite ended 0.12 percent lower to 2,934, while in Singapore the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0.07 percent lower to 3,358.
July 17, 2019
Accomodative monetary policy, strong public demand, a renewed expansion in the resources sector and growth in exports were also expected to support a return of GDP growth to trend over coming years.