How Far Will The Tightening Cycle Go?
- Colombia: Rates Raised To 6.75% -- More To Come? // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/28/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p14
This article reports on the move of Colombia's Banco Central de la Republica to raise its benchmark lending rate on August 18 by 6.7% or 25bps. The central bank is in a tightening cycle which started in April 2006. Consumer price index in July stood at 4.32% year-on-year. The country's inflation...
- Neutral On South Africa Rates. // Emerging Markets Monitor;3/1/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 44, p16
Presents information on the economy of South Africa as of March 2004. Monetary policy of the country's central bank; Consumer price index in the country; Possibility of cuts in the interest rates; Gross domestic product in 2003.
- Malaysia: Rates Held Steady. // Emerging Markets Monitor;8/28/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p11
This article states that Bank Negara Malaysia, the central bank of Malaysia, has kept the overnight policy rate on hold at 3.5% on August 25, 2006. The factors considered by the central bank for its decision are given. Consumer price index rose by 4.1% in July 2006. Real rates in the country...
- Ortiz Versus Yacaman In Mexican Corto Case. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/24/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the decision of the Banco Central de Mexico in May 2004 to leave the corto unchanged per day. Percentage increase in the consumer prices in April; Reason the first quarter real gross domestic product growth exceeded expectations; Information on the proposal of Bank Governor Guillermo...
- Peru: More Tightening Possible. // Emerging Markets Monitor;5/8/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p13
Reports on the move of the central bank of Peru to raise its reference rate in the first week of May 2006. Intention of the central bank to prevent exchange rate volatility; Possibility of another rate hike in June; Increase in the consumer price index in April.
- China inflation below views. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;5/12/2015, pA02
The article reports on the 1.5% increase in consumer price index in China in April 2015 which justifies the rate of the country's central bank as of May 2015.
- Fast Growth Sparks Inflationary Concerns. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 2;Sep2007, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p5
The article reports on the impact of rapid economic growth on inflation in Singapore. It states that the Monetary Authority of Singapore is increasingly wary of inflationary pressures, citing in its annual report a property boom, which has incited an increase in commercial bank lending and a...
- Mexico: Entering A New Phase. // Emerging Markets Monitor;3/1/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 44, p8
Focuses on the economic condition in Mexico as of March 2004. Sensitivity of the country's central bank to pressures of inflation; Liquidity in the country's financial market; Consumer price index; Interest rates.
- DATA & FORECASTS. // Emerging Europe Monitor: South East Europe Monitor;Dec2007, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p2
The article reports on the forecast regarding the consumer price inflation (CPI) in Romania. It states that CPI remains at elevated levels after the 2007 summer drought pushed up food prices. It adds that helping to keep a cap on prices is the fact that the central bank is already moving to a...
- BMI VIEW: LATIN AMERICA. // Emerging Markets Monitor;12/12/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 34, p3
This article offers a look at the emerging markets in Latin America as of December 12, 2005. Argentina's peso has increased to ARS3.0000 against the U.S. dollar despite of insufficient dollar purchases by the central bank. The consumer price index in Chile has reached -0.2% showing that the...