Home Tags Central Bank
Tag: Central Bank
Erdogan's firing of Turkey's central bank chief sent the lira tanking and the nation's stocks tumbling.
The comments were expected to add to concerns about monetary policy independence in the embattled economy.
Trump has been putting pressure on his Fed chief for nearly a year — and it’s raising serious questions about how the central bank is supp...
Central banks are supposed to be independent, but recent actions from Fed Chair Powell in response to pressure from Trump are raising questions.
Federal Reserve officials expect some aspects of the economy to improve in the coming months and could still increase interest rates later in the year, minutes from its latest meeting revealed Wednesday.
Economists say that Trump's potential Fed nominees could hinder the central bank's ability to respond to a recession.
Trump’s latest Fed picks have experts worried about central bank independence. Here’s what that means and why it matters.
Politicians like lower rates because they can give the economy a short-term boost. But politicized monetary policy can destabilize the economy.
"We are now seeing a more persistent deterioration of external demand," European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Wednesday.
The Federal Reserve is widely expected to hold interest rates steady on Wednesday and to signal further that it may be a while before another hike.
Expectations for a rate hike this year have fallen below those for a cut, according to Bloomberg data.
Communications from Fed Reserve officials were among a string of factors behind the gloomy mood on Wall Street at the end of 2018.