Thailand: Interest Rates Rise
- BCB On Hold, But For How Long? // Latin America Monitor: Brazil Monitor;Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p1
The article presents information on Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) holding the interest rate at 11.25%. With inflation below 4.5% of target, analysts say the hold on the interest rate is meant to prove the bank's credibility to fight inflation. The belief that the easing cycle could recommence in...
- Concerns over the U.S. dollar. Corbin, David; Villegas, Melissa // Fort Worth Business Press;4/4/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p20
Focuses on the investment concerns involving the U.S. dollar. Consensus on interest rates; Increase in the signs of inflation; Value of the dollar against the Euro and the Yen.
- CLP: Keeping Faith In The Peso. // Emerging Markets Monitor;7/28/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p13
The article presents an outlook for the performance of the Chilean peso as of July 2008. It is noted that the unit made a recovery since the beginning of July after a 15-month low of Chilean peso 535.00 per U.S. dollar. It is expected the peso is sufficiently supported to maintain its upward...
- Word Is... Krebsbach, Karen // U.S. Banker;Feb2007, Vol. 117 Issue 2, p14
The author reports the financial executives anxiety over inflation, but they perceive a modest growth in the financial sector. The Association of Professionals in Bethesda, Maryland, attribute this situation to factors including volatile energy prices, dollar devaluation and escalating price in...
- Peru: Gradual Appreciation To Return For PEN. // Emerging Markets Monitor;1/24/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 40, p12
This article presents an outlook for the value of the Peruvian sol against the U.S. dollar in 2011. Business Monitor International Ltd. (BMI) predicts the sol to appreciate further. BMI attributes the scenario to the effort of the central bank to maintain export competitiveness. The firm also...
- South Africa: Central Bank To Pause In August. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/3/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 18, p21
The article predicts that the benchmark interest rate of South Africa will be kept on hold by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) at 7.50% at the August Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting. The central bank's move is due to the rising industrial action and significant increases in...
- MZN: End Of Monetary Tightening To Slow Appreciation. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/23/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p20
The article presents an analysis of the 12-month performance of the Mozambican metical (MZN), the best performing currency in Sub-Saharan Africa against the U. S. dollar. It attributes the performance to Bank of Mozambique (BoM)'s aggressive money tightening in the face of rampant inflation by...
- We've Certainly Seen Worse. Riner, Deborah L. // Business Mexico;Apr2003, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p46
Focuses on the exchange rate between the Mexican peso and the United States dollar. Link to petroleum prices; Factors contributing to inflation; Projected interest rates; Flow of credit to the private sector; Need to implement economic reforms.
- Waning interest. Steidtmann, Carl // Progressive Grocer;7/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p71
Focuses on the factors that can influence the U.S. Federal Reserve Board not to increase short-term interest rates in 2005. Stabilization of the value of the dollar; Decline in commodity prices; Decreased inflation rate.