Hungary: FX Intervention Expected
- Hungary: FX Intervention Expected. // Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Dec2011, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p1
The article focuses on the prospective measures to be taken by Hungary's central bank to stabilize the country's weakening economy due to recession. It discusses various available options and their economic consequences including intervention in foreign exchange markets and interest rate hikes....
- Paraguay: Positive Review From IMF. // Emerging Markets Monitor;9/27/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 24, p11
Presents information on the economic condition of Paraguay as of September 27, 2004. Expected increase in year-on-year real gross domestic product for 2004; Decline in interest rates on central bank bills in December 2003; Significance of limiting the intervention in the foreign exchange market...
- COMMENTARY. Claessens, Stijn // Economic Policy Review (19320426);May2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p21
In this article, the author reflects on the study by Linda S. Goldberg, Craig Kennedy and Jason Miu on the adoption of reciprocal currency arrangements (RCAs) by central banks. He suggests a more empirical analysis for the distinction whether the lack of dollar liquidity in foreign financial...
- Polish moves on cbank could hurt EU bid. // Warsaw Business Journal;5/27/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 21, p21
Reports the opposition of Bundesbank president Ernst Welteke following the left-wing coalition backed legislation regulating the interest rate cuts in Warsaw Poland. Adoption of the common European currency; Focus on price stability; Emphasis of the political pressure of the central bank.
- Qatar: Rates To Stay On Hold Through 2010. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/30/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 21, p17
The article reports on the decision of the Central Bank of Qatar to reduce the overnight deposit rate by 50bps due to fear of short-term inflows of capital and the slow growth in the non-oil sector.
- CENTRAL BANKING IN THE LIGHT OF RECENT BRITISH AND AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. Sayers, R.S. // Quarterly Journal of Economics;May49, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p198
Assesses the development of central banking in the U.S. and Great Britain during two decades preceding 1949. Central bank control during inter-war period; Control of long-term interest rates in Great Britain and the U.S.; Appraisal of selective credit policy as a supplement to low and stable...
- Japan welcomes rapid fall in key rate. Otsuma, Mayumi; Asai, Hideki // American Banker;2/17/1999, Vol. 164 Issue 31, p26
Reports on Bank of Japan Governor Masaru Hayami's disclosure that the central bank is ready to allow a further decline in the overnight interbank lending rate. Plan to push down the rate as low as possible; Decline in the yield on three-month Euroyen future deposits for September 1999 delivery;...
- Rate Cut Still Plausible. // Latin America Monitor: Mexico Monitor;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p5
The article reports on the possibility of the Mexican central bank cutting its benchmark lending rate at 4.50% through December 2010.
- Asia Debt: A Safe Haven. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/5/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 16, p8
Discusses the status of sovereign debt in Asia as of August 2002. Estimated proportion of foreign exchange reserves that can cover payments due in a year; Expansion of the monetary base; Response of Asian central banks to the depreciation of the U.S. dollar.