The European Central Bank may increase interest rates next year if inflation picks up, executive-board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger said in an interview with Deutschlandfunk radio. 155 more words
Fed Tightening? Not Now! -- The central bank should pause its double-barreled blitz of higher interest rates and tighter liquidity.
Around Oct. 1, global central-bank liquidity reversed and stocks began their descent from peak prices. That is no coincidence. The Federal Reserve should take an important signal from recent developments at its meeting this week. 935 more words
When the second largest economy in the world, China’s, takes a hit, so do stock markets. And the country is facing more problems than the ongoing trade war with the U.S., in which some tentative movements have taken place. 217 more words
European Central Bank (ECB) chief Mario Draghi said Thursday that the bank would stop its €2.6 trillion (US$2.95 trillion) quantitative easing (QE) bond-buying program in January. 181 more words
The European Central Bank took the watershed decision to halt its 2.6 trillion-euro (US$3 trillion) bond-buying program, capping massive monetary support even though the euro-zone economy looks vulnerable again. 610 more words