Tag: Central banks

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Softens Ahead of a Busy Week with Fed, BoE, SNB and BoJ Meetings

September 19, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Gold slipped again today as the US Dollar found some traction with Treasury yields maintaining lofty levels going into a busy week for central banks. The non-yielding precious metal is below us$ 1,670 at the time of going to print. […]

Financial Services, Industries

How Central Banks Impact the Forex Market

September 19, 2022

Via: DailyFX

THE ROLE OF CENTRAL BANKS IN THE FOREX MARKET Central banks are mainly responsible for maintaining inflation in the interest of sustainable economic growth while contributing to the overall stability of the financial system. When central banks deem it necessary […]

Energy, Industries

Crude Oil Prices Vulnerable as Central Banks Run the Risk of Inducing Recessions: Top Trading Opportunities

July 11, 2022

Via: DailyFX

WTI crude oil prices have been rising swimmingly since a bottom was found at the peak of the 2020 global pandemic. Heading into the end of the second quarter, the commodity’s momentum slowed notably. Following the brief spike when Russia […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold Price Forecast: Prices Probe Support as FOMC Minutes, China CPI Near

April 6, 2022

Via: DailyFX

Gold prices are slightly lower in early Asia-Pacific trading, following an overnight drop when a surge in the US Dollar caused broad weakness in precious and industrial metals. XAU prices are trading around 1922, a level where prices have found […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

JPMorgan says ethereum is a better bet than bitcoin as interest rates rise, due to the boom in DeFi and NFTs

November 5, 2021

Via: Markets Insider

Crypto investors should be holding ethereum rather than bitcoin as interest rates rise, JPMorgan said, because the blockchain has more uses such as powering decentralized finance and non-fungible tokens. JPMorgan analysts, led by market strategist Nikolaos Panigirtzoglou, said in a […]


Why Cryptoasset Regulation Has Such Huge Stakes For Governments and Central Banks

July 30, 2021

Via: Natalie Dunn

Cryptoassets (digital assets using blockchain technology) have seen explosive growth since the outbreak of the financial crisis in 2008. Libertarian orientations, which reject governments/public authorities (central banks), equate cryptoassets (also known as cryptocurrencies) with a decentralization of the financial system, […]

Financial Services, Industries

Mastercard launches digital currency kit for central banks

September 9, 2020

Via: Fortune

In the ten years since Bitcoin came on the financial scene, central banks have quietly been dabbling in digital currencies of their own. Now, Mastercard has unveiled a tool designed to simulate how those currencies would work in the real […]

Finance Tech, Liquidity

Gold prices head higher after Friday fall as investors bet on continued central-bank stimulus

June 8, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Gold prices on Monday rose off a two-month low as investors wagered that stimulus from central banks will remain in place for the foreseeable future, bolstering the case for bullion, despite a powerful rebound from equities off their lows in […]

Finance Tech, Trading

European shares gain as economies inch toward reopening

April 28, 2020

Via: ABC News

Shares opened higher in Europe on Tuesday after a mixed session in Asia as governments inch toward letting businesses reopen and central banks step in with still more support for ailing economies. Oil prices extended losses. France’s CAC 40 gained […]


Central banks deploy trillions to keep economy running

March 19, 2020

Via: ABC News

Airlines are warning they may need bailouts as the virus outbreak brings more countries into lockdown, while central banks are injecting trillions of dollars more into the financial system to grease the gears of the global economy. Business confidence is […]

Finance Tech, Financial Services, Industries, Liquidity

Rate cuts can’t save the global economy from the coronavirus, say analysts

March 6, 2020


Investors are expecting the U.S. Federal Reserve — and other central banks globally — to do more to rescue the global economy from a downturn caused by the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Fed lowered its benchmark rate by 50 basis […]

Financial Services, Industries

Monetary policy should not be designed for banks, BNP Paribas chairman says

November 14, 2019


In an era of negative interest rates in Europe, monetary policy should not be geared towards appeasing the banking sector, BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre has said. Speaking to CNBC’s Annette Weisbach at the BNP Conference in London on Thursday, […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Global shares most rise ahead of US-China trade talks

July 26, 2019

Via: ABC News

Global stock markets mostly rose Friday as investors looked ahead to more talks on the China-U.S. trade dispute as well as for signs of what’s in store from central banks. France’s CAC 40 added 0.5% to 5,605 and Germany’s DAX […]

Finance Tech, Trading

Global stocks are rallying as traders see Fed comments as ‘central banks to the rescue’

June 5, 2019

Via: Business Insider

Global stocks and US futures jumped on Wednesday, tracking a boom in US equities on Tuesday, after the US Federal Reserve hinted it might cut interest rates later this year. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell pledged to ” act as appropriate” […]

Capital, Finance Tech

Bitcoin bounces up more than $900 from the week’s low

September 18, 2017

Via: Business Insider

LONDON — The price of Bitcoin is surging on Monday after a week in which it lost more than $1,000 in value and dropped below $3,000 per coin for the first time in over a month. Bitcoin collapsed spectacularly last […]

Financial Services

Central banks are making the same mistake that led to the 2008 financial crisis

September 3, 2015

Via: itCurated

In 2008, former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan went before Congress and admitted he had been wrong to hold interest rates at low levels for an extended period, because those low rates caused a housing bubble which — when it […]