• Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:10
    Eurozone headwinds to test ECB's confidence
    With trade tensions, an Italian government bucking at deficit limits and emerging market currency woes threatening the eurozone, observers will look to the European Central Bank for reassurance Thursday, while policymakers strive to project stability.
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:00
    Tokyo stocks open higher ahead of Fed, ECB decisions
    Tokyo stocks opened higher on Wednesday in cautious trade as market focus shifted from the US-North Korea summit to meetings by the US Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank this week.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 14:46
    Bangladesh to slap tax on online advertisments on Facebook, Google
    DHAKA - The government will also impose “landing fees” on the Indian TV channels being broadcast in Bangladesh.
  • Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:00
    Wake me up when the global liquidities are gone
    14 TRILLION US dollar is roughly the size of three major central banks’ balance sheets, ie Federal Reserves (Fed), European Central Bank (ECB) and Bank of Japan (BoJ) combined this year together, compared to merely US$6.5 trillion in 2009.
  • Wed, 25 Oct 2017 06:53
    Dow ends at fresh record as markets await ECB
    Wall Street roared back into record territory Tuesday following strong earnings from leading industrial companies, while European equities edged higher ahead of a key ECB meeting.
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  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00
    Market watch
    The European Central Bank (ECB) last week pledged to continue with its loose monetary policy stance but probably to a lesser degree next year after the current quantitative easing (QE) programme ends in 2017.
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 10:16
    Euro holds gains as ECB fuels 'taper' talk but equities struggle
    HONG KONG - The euro held its dollar gains in Asia on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank said policymakers would begin re-evaluating its stimulus in the autumn, fuelling talk that the age of cheap money was coming to an end.
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  • Mon, 13 Mar 2017 01:00
    Three key current factors that are worth watching
    Prakit Sirivattanaket Vice President Kasikorn Securities Oil, ECB, baht and KCE Three interesting issues have arisen as a result of dropping |crude prices, the chance the European Central Bank (ECB) will shift its policy and the baht’s depreciation.
  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017 17:28
    Eurozone Feb inflation hits ECB's 2.0% target: EU
    BRUSSELS, March  2, 2017 (AFP) - Eurozone inflation accelerated to 2.0 per cent in February, hitting the European Central Bank's target as its stimulus plan appeared to be paying off and consumers put aside Brexit and US uncertainties, EU data showed Thursday.
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  • Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:03
    Hoping for a hint as focus moves to Fed
    DUBLIN - The US Federal Reserve is set to join the ECB in holding policy steady when it meets in the coming week against a calmer market backdrop, while big economies report on how they fared in what was a volatile first quarter.
  • Sat, 12 Mar 2016 01:00
    Baht, SET soar on ECB easing move
    THE baht yesterday hit a five-month high while the Stock Exchange of Thailand Index also rose in response to the European Central Bank’s latest monetary-easing measure.
  • Fri, 11 Mar 2016 13:34
    ECB fires off new volley of shots in eurozone's anti-deflation battle
    FRANKFURT - The European Central Bank on Thursday fired off a new volley of shots in its ongoing battle to avert deflation in the euro area and jumpstart economic recovery in the region.
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  • Fri, 04 Mar 2016 01:00
    QE measures by ECB to lift Thai bourse
    GLOBLEX SECURITIES believes the Stock Exchange of Thailand will recover if the European Central Bank (ECB) persists with monetary stimulus or quantitative-easing (QE) measures when it meets next Thursday.
  • Sat, 05 Dec 2015 01:00
    Increased currency volatility likely after ECB's extension of monetary easing
    THE European Central Bank's decision on Thursday to extend its monetary-easing policy has disappointed the markets and contributed to the current volatility in the euro zone's money and investment markets.
  • Tue, 17 Nov 2015 01:00
    Diverging policies among major central banks will fuel the dollar rally
    THE STRENGTH of the US economy will compel the US Federal Reserve (Fed) to raise interest rate as early as this December. Conversely, the other major central banks, namely the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and the European Central Bank (ECB), will likely face press
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